Spain
Nickname(s)La Furia Roja (The Red Fury)[1][2]
AssociationRoyal Spanish Football Federation
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachChristian Méndez
CaptainDona
Most capsAmarelle (309)
Top scorerAmarelle (303)
FIFA codeESP
BSWW ranking 5 Increase (31 December 2020)[3]


First colours


Second colours
First international
Spain Spain L–W United States 
Score unknown
(Alicante, Spain; 13 July 1996)
Biggest win
Spain Spain 14–2 Latvia 
(Moscow, Russia; 23 July 2019)
Biggest defeat
French Polynesia Tahiti 12-8Spain 
(Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium, Russia; 21 August 2021)
World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 2005)
Best resultRunners-up (2013)
Euro Beach Soccer League
Appearances22 (first in 1998)
Best resultChampions, (1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006)
Euro Beach Soccer Cup
Appearances15 (first in 1998)
Best resultChampions (1999, 2008, 2009, 2014)

The Spain national beach soccer team represents Spain in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the RFEF, the governing body for football in Spain.

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

Legend

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixture

2021

19 August 2021 (2021-08-19) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup GS Group B Mozambique  v  Spain Moscow, Russia
19:00 UTC+3 Report (FIFA) Stadium: Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium
21 August 2021 (2021-08-21) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup GS Group B Tahiti  v  Spain Moscow, Russia
15:00 UTC+3 Report (FIFA) Stadium: Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium
23 August 2021 (2021-08-23) FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup GS Group B Spain  v  United Arab Emirates Moscow, Russia
15:00 UTC+3 Report (FIFA) Stadium: Luzhniki Beach Soccer Stadium

Players

Current squad

The following players and staff members were called up for the 2021 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Spain ESP Francisco Donaire
2 MF Spain ESP David Ardil
3 DF Spain ESP Antonio Mayor
4 DF Spain ESP Adri Frutos
5 DF Spain ESP José Cintas
6 MF Spain ESP Dris Bouzian
7 FW Spain ESP Pablo Perez
No. Pos. Nation Player
8 MF Spain ESP Francisco Mejias
9 FW Spain ESP Eduard Suarez
10 FW Spain ESP Llorenç Gómez
11 FW Spain ESP Chiky Ardil
12 GK Spain ESP Pablo Lopez
13 GK Spain ESP Juanmi
14 MF Spain ESP Javi Torres
Head coach: Cristian Mendez Lacarcel
Assistant coach: Jesus Sanchez Requena

Competitive record

Beach Soccer World Championships

World Championships record
Year Round Pos Pld W W+ L GF GA GD
Brazil 1995 Did not enter
Brazil 1996
Brazil 1997
Brazil 1998 Group Stage 6th 4 2 0 2 17 22 –5
Brazil 1999 Quarterfinals 5th 2 1 0 1 9 12 –3
Brazil 2000 Third Place 3rd 5 2 1 2 22 22 0
Brazil 2001 Quarterfinals 6th 3 1 0 2 2 5 –3
Brazil 2002 Group Stage 6th 3 1 0 2 11 9 +2
Brazil 2003 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 0 2 26 25 +1
Brazil 2004 Runners-up 2nd 5 4 0 1 22 13 +9
Total 0 titles 7/10 27 14 1 12 109 108 +1

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

FIFA World Cup record Qualification (UEFA) record
Year Round Pos Pld W W+ L GF GA GD Round Pos Pld W W+ L GF GA GD
Brazil 2005 Quarterfinals 7th 3 1 0 1 9 12 –3 No qualification matches
Brazil 2006 Group Stage 10th 3 1 0 2 10 12 –2
Brazil 2007 Quarterfinals 7th 4 2 0 2 20 16 +4
France 2008 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 1 2 20 14 +6 Champions 1st 7 6 1 0 39 13 +26
United Arab Emirates 2009 Quarterfinals 6th 4 2 0 1 23 17 +6 Champions 1st 7 6 1 0 42 17 +25
Italy 2011 Did not qualify Quarterfinals 5 3 0 2 24 17 +5
French Polynesia 2013 Runners-up 2nd 6 5 0 1 19 15 +4 Champions 1st 8 6 1 1 43 23 +20
Portugal 2015 Group Stage 10th 3 1 0 2 9 9 0 Fourth place 4th 8 5 1 2 48 27 +2
The Bahamas 2017 Did not qualify Final Stage 9th 8 6 0 2 39 21 +18
Paraguay 2019 Sixth place 6th 7 4 0 3 52 26 +26
Russia 2021 Qualified Champions 1st 6 4 1 1 31 14 +17
Total 0 titles 7/10 29 15 1 11 110 95 +15 4 titles 8/8 56 40 5 11 318 179 +139

Honours

See also

Spain women's national beach soccer team

References

  1. ^ ""La Roja" from Miguel, Spain". 17 June 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2010.
  2. ^ "La Roja lean to the left". FIFA. 16 June 2009. Archived from the original on 30 October 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  3. ^ "World Ranking". BSWW. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  4. ^ FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Russia 2021™ – Squad List