Beach Soccer 2022 Ambassadors
The BSWW ambassadors represent a cross-section of the beach soccer spectrum, transcending countries, cultures and fan groups, to help develop the sport across the globe.
The England captain is not only known for his impressive beach soccer skills on the sand, but also for being a born leader. He has represented Arsenal, Barcelona and Levante in beach soccer and has appeared in the list of Top 50 Players on 2 occasions.
The extension of the coach in the pitch, Barbara adds to her profound tactical knowledge with a classy game and a superb long range shot. These capacities were instrumental in her team, Pavia Beach Soccer, being crowned champions of the World Winners Cup in Alanya, and Brazil clinching bronze medals at the World Beach Games in Qatar.
The only player to have been named Best Goalkeeper twice (2016 & 2018), Andrade has won almost everything there is to win in beach soccer: 2 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups, including a Golden Glove in the 2019 edition, gold and bronze Olympic medals and 3 EBSL titles. Without a doubt one of the best keepers in the world.
In recent years, Filipe has fast risen through the ranks of Gilberto’s elite Brazilian side, and is now an indispensable member of the squad. MVP of Mundialito de Clubes (SC Braga), Top Scorer at the World Winners Cup (Alanya BS), FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup winner, two-time Intercontinental Cup winner… and this is just the start.
One of the most prolific goal-scorers in the game, Gori is regularly known to score 6/7 goals in a single match. Named in the Top 3 players in the World in 2019, he’s won 2 Top Scorer awards at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup and has come 1st or 2nd in the Euro Winners Cup scoring charts for the last 5 editions.
The Best Player in the World. Jordan received this honour in 2019 after winning practically everything on offer with Portugal and his club SC Braga, including the Euro Winners Cup, Munidalito de Clubes, an Olympic gold medal, Mundialito, Euro Beach Soccer League and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.
The English playmaker (and goalscorer) is one of the most complete players in the game, and is every coach's dreams to have in the squad. A nomination for Best Player of the Year and a Euro Beach Soccer Cup champion, Molly stands as one of the most experienced, strongest and most talented beach soccer players on the global stage.
Considered by many as Africa’s top beach soccer keeper, Al Senyi has been named as Best Goalkeeper in 6 editions of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations and has captained Senegal for most of the 6 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup he has played in, as well as representing Barcelona at club level.
Since bursting onto the global beach soccer stage at the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, where he won the Bronze Boot at the age of 21, Ott has won the Rising Star award at the Beach Soccer Stars in Dubai, been including in the Team of the Year and has become one of Switzerland’s main goal providers.
Part of an incredible next generation of Brazilian talent, Rodrigo already has won a FIFA Silver Shoe and attended 3 World Cups, winning one, and has twice won Best Player at the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai. He was named Rising Star in 2016 and in the Best 5 last Beach Soccer Stars (2019).
A solid wall at the back of the World Champions’ defence, Rui Coimbra has been an essential part in a winning formula for Portugal for several years now. He has 2 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups under his belt, and has won the Euro Beach Soccer League as well as the Portuguese league.
Judged by many to be the best player of all time, Madjer scored an incredible 1077 goals in 573 matches for Portugal, winning 3 FIFA Golden Shoes, 2 Silver Shoes, as well as 2 FIFA Golden Balls and 2 Silver Balls. He won 3 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cups, 4 Mundialitos and 6 Euro Beach Soccer League titles… let that sink in.
The Emirati captain is another of beach soccer’s great leaders. Walid has led the United Arab Emirates to 3rd place the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai on 2 occasions, once being the last edition in 2019. He has also spearheaded the UAE to 3 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualifications.