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FIFA BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP PORTUGAL 2015
06 Jul 2015

The Beach Soccer World Cup in numbers

With so many World Cups already completed, here is a quick refresher on all the quick stats you need to know for this edition


Portugal 2015 will be the eighth edition of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. Accordingly, FIFA.com has picked out eight numbers from the tournament's history books ahead of the big kick-off on 9 July.

 

950,728 The number of fans who have turned out for the 212 Beach Soccer World Cup matches held since the inaugural competition in 2005, which equates to 4,485 per game. Rio de Janeiro 2006 remains the most popular edition so far in terms of crowds, with an average attendance of 5,619.

 

286 goals were chalked up that year in Rio, making it the highest-scoring edition to date. Dubai 2009 came within a whisker – or two goals, to be precise – of matching this total, while Ravenna 2011 sits third in the charts, with 269 strikes hitting the net in Italy.

 

79 Madjer's goal haul from six editions of the Beach Soccer World Cup, putting him way out in front as the tournament's all-time leading scorer. The three-time adidas Golden Boot winner has been at least twice as prolific as his four closest challengers, a Brazilian quartet who have all now retired: Bruno (39), Andre (39), Benjamin (35) and Buru (35). Furthermore, the veteran owns the records for the most hat-tricks (16, five more than Andre) and goals in a single match (seven; he is also the only player to have managed six). With a strike rate of 2.40 goals a game at the showpiece event, the 38-year-old Portuguese forward will fancy his chances of adding to his tally on home sand.

 

43 years, three months and 16 days will be Roberto Acuna's age when Paraguay open their campaign against Russia, giving him the distinction of being the oldest player at Portugal 2015 and the fifth most senior in the competition's history. El Toro will be featuring in his fourth finals campaign on the world stage, having previously graced the FIFA World Cup™ on grass in 1998, 2002 and 2006.

 

30 games was the length of Brazil's record unbeaten streak at the tournament between 2005 and 2011. Next up come Russia, who did not lose in 12 matches en route to claiming the last two titles and are out to extend that run. The holders' last defeat came against Switzerland in the quarter-finals in Dubai.

 

10 of the 12 Russian players that lifted the trophy in Tahiti will be back for more in Portugal. The only members of the squad last time round to miss out are goalkeeper Danila Ippolitov and pivot Egor Eremeev, who have been replaced by Ivan Ostrovskii and Artur Paporotnyi respectively.

 

3 adidas Golden Glove-winning keepers, of the four players to have scooped the accolade, will be in action in Portugal: Brazil's Mao (the winner of the prize in 2009), Russia's Andrey Bukhlitsky (2011) and Spain's Dona (2013). The odd one out is another Spaniard, Roberto Valeiro, who took home the award in 2008. Another trio is formed by the countries who have qualified for every edition of the tournament, namely Brazil, Argentina and Japan.

 

1 Madagascar will be the sole debutants in Portugal, taking the total number of countries to have graced the Beach Soccer World Cup to 34.

 

(Source: FIFA.com)

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Marseille MAR 2 1 0 1 8 9 -1 3
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Untitled design 12.40.36 NTB 2 0 0 2 8 13 -5 0
Shmanapoli web NPL 2 0 0 2 6 11 -5 0
Logotipo sotao web SOT 1 0 0 1 4 5 -1 0
Logo MLN 1 0 0 1 3 12 -9 0
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Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Logotipo sotao web SOT 2 2 0 0 11 4 7 6
Untitled design 12.40.36 NTB 2 1 0 1 9 11 -2 3
Marseille MAR 2 0 0 2 4 9 -5 0
Group Stage - Group B
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Braga SCB 3 3 0 0 33 3 30 9
Arturmusic ARM 3 2 0 1 30 13 17 6
Cartel waterloo %28bel%29 WAT 3 1 0 2 5 33 -28 3
Portsmouth ladies bs PBS 3 0 0 3 3 22 -19 0
Group Stage - Group C
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Sportingportugal SCP 3 2 1 0 19 10 9 8
Shmanapoli web NPL 3 1 1 1 15 17 -2 5
Screen shot 2020 09 05 at 09.27.22 DUS 3 1 0 2 16 17 -1 3
Logotorrejon TJN 3 0 0 3 11 17 -6 0
Group Stage - Group D
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Kristall KRS 2 2 0 0 16 2 14 6
Grasshopper club zurich GCZ 2 1 0 1 13 9 4 3
Cs olimpia   stels %28mda%29 CSO 2 0 0 2 3 21 -18 0
Group Stage - Group E
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Escudo futbol playa marbella 2017 final MARB 3 3 0 0 18 6 12 9
Emblema nazarenos GDON 3 2 0 1 10 13 -3 6
Screen shot 2020 09 05 at 09.27.47 BEM 3 0 1 2 13 17 -4 2
Sigla web ACS 3 0 0 3 9 14 -5 0
Group Stage - Group F
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Logo MUN 3 3 0 0 24 7 17 9
Bsc krylya sovetov KSV 3 2 0 1 15 7 8 6
Logo grap copia web ADP 3 1 0 2 11 17 -6 3
Fc vybor VYB 3 0 0 3 5 24 -19 0
Group Stage - Group G
Team P W W+ L GF GA GD PTS
Logo MLN 3 2 1 0 14 7 7 7
Rostockerrobben RSR 3 2 0 1 19 13 6 6
Cs djoker DJO 3 1 0 2 12 13 -1 3
Untitled design %281%29 SOT-B 3 0 0 3 13 25 -12 0
Round of 16
Logotipo sotao web SOT 4 - 2 GDON Emblema nazarenos
Logo MUN 9 - 3 NTB Untitled design 12.40.36
Logo MLN 6 - 4 GCZ Grasshopper club zurich
Kristall KRS 7 - 1 MAR Marseille
Sportingportugal SCP 3 - 6 KSV Bsc krylya sovetov
Braga SCB 9 - 1 DUS Screen shot 2020 09 05 at 09.27.22
Arturmusic ARM 8 - 1 RSR Rostockerrobben
Escudo futbol playa marbella 2017 final MARB 9 - 6 NPL Shmanapoli web
Play-off for 15th Place
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Play-off for 13th Place
Marseille MAR 4 - 6 DUS Screen shot 2020 09 05 at 09.27.22
Play-off for 11th Place
Rostockerrobben RSR 6 - 8 (AET) GDON Emblema nazarenos
Play-off for 9th Place
Grasshopper club zurich GCZ 3 - 5 SCP Sportingportugal
Play-off for 7th Place
Logo MLN 5 - 7 SOT Logotipo sotao web
Play-off for 5th Place
Arturmusic ARM 11 - 5 KSV Bsc krylya sovetov
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Kristall KRS 13 - 3 MLN Logo
Braga SCB 6 - 0 KSV Bsc krylya sovetov
Escudo futbol playa marbella 2017 final MARB 7 - 7 (3 - 1) (PSO) ARM Arturmusic
Semi-finals
Braga SCB 6 - 3 MUN Logo
Escudo futbol playa marbella 2017 final MARB 0 - 8 KRS Kristall
Play-off for 3rd place
Escudo futbol playa marbella 2017 final MARB 6 - 7 MUN Logo
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