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  • 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.
  • Italy clinch bronze

    Italy clinch bronze

    Said Assis's goal 14 seconds from time gave Italy a 2-1 victory in the match for third place of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Brazil 2008.
    First round - Group B
    30 September ITA1:0 (1:0)THA
    02 October USA1:6 (1:2)ITA
    04 October ITA3:1 (1:0)POR
    08 October ITA2:4 (2:1)PAR
    Second round - Group E
    11 October UKR0:4 (0:0)ITA
    12 October ITA0:3 (0:2)BRA
    14 October IRN5:5 (2:3)ITA
    Semi-finals
    16 October ESP3:2 a.e.t. (1:1, 1:0)ITA
    Match for third place
    18 October RUS1:2 (0:1)ITA

    Standings

    TeamMPGFGAPts
    BRA3939
    ITA3984
    IRN310104
    UKR37140
    • Russian players celebrate a goal during the match for the 3rd place at the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Players of Italy celebrate the 3rd place at the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Italy's Farina Marcio Forte and Saad Assis celebrate after the 3rd place match at the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Oct 18 2008
    • Players of Italy celebrate the 3rd place at the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2008
    • Italy's Patrick Nora celebrates after the 3rd place match at the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Oct 18 2008
    • Italy goalkeepers Alexandre Feller and Farina celebrate after the 3rd place match at the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Oct 18 2008
    • Italy players celebrate
    • Vladislav Shayakhmetov of Russia is send off the field
    • Italy's coach Alessandro Nuccorini and Russia's Pula

    Statistics

    MPGFGASSOGPEN2PGFKCKFCFSY2YCR
    925182741411312845073501

    Tournaments
    FIFA Futsal World Cup Final All editions