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  • Falcao and Brazil bite gold in Rio

    Falcao and Brazil bite gold in Rio

    Falcao, futsal’s greatest exponent, was in danger of never winning the FIFA Futsal World Cup until Brazil, in front of their own supporters, recaptured the crown from Spain following a dramatic final.
  • Home triumph sends fans delirious

    Home triumph sends fans delirious

    A wrap-up of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Brazil 2008, which saw the hosts pip Spain to first place following a nail-biting penalty shoot-out.
    First round - Group D
    01 October ESP3:3 (0:3)IRN
    03 October LBY0:3 (0:2)ESP
    05 October ESP4:0 (1:0)CZE
    09 October ESP3:0 (1:0)URU
    Second round - Group F
    11 October ESP5:2 (1:1)RUS
    12 October ESP2:1 (1:1)ARG
    14 October PAR1:4 (0:1)ESP
    Semi-finals
    16 October ESP3:2 a.e.t. (1:1, 1:0)ITA
    Final
    19 October BRA2:2 a.e.t. (2:2, 0:0) 4:3 PSOESP

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    ESP31149
    RUS39114
    ARG3672
    PAR38121
    • Brazil's Vinicius lifts the trophy
    • Brazil's players celebrate after winning the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Brazil's Cico celebrates
    • Schumacher of Brazil celebrates with the trophy for the second best player of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Falcao of Brazil celebrates with the trophy for the best player of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Brazilian players Tiago, Falcao and Schumacher with their trophies for best three players of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Russia's Pula with the trophy for the best scorer of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Spain's Javi Rodriguez reacts after loosing the final of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Players of Brazil celebrate after winning the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008 in Rio de Janeiro, Oct 19 2008

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPEN2PGFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    9291129515820711170721200

    Tournaments
    FIFA Futsal World Cup Final All editions