Spain
AssociationReal Federación
Española de Fútbol
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Most capsCarlos Ortiz (215)
Top scorerJavi Rodríguez (99)
FIFA codeESP
FIFA ranking2 Steady (29 July 2022)[1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Italy 2–4 Spain 
(Lindenberg, Netherlands; 2 April 1982)
Biggest win
 Spain 19–2 New Zealand 
(Melbourne, Australia; 21 October 1988)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 9–3 Spain 
(Arapoti, Brazil; 2 October 1991)
World Cup
Appearances9 (First in 1989)
Best resultGold Champions (2000, 2004)
European Championship
Appearances12 (First in 1996)
Best resultGold Champions (1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2016)
World Cup
Appearances7 (First in 1985)
Best resultSilver Runners-up (1985)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances1 (First in 2010)
Best result1st place, gold medalist(s) Champions (2010)

The Spain national futsal team represents Spain in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation. It is one of the strongest teams in the World, seven times champions in the UEFA Futsal Championship, and the two times consecutive champions of the FIFA Futsal World Cup.[2]

It has been proclaimed world champion in 2000 and 2004, and three times runner-up in 1996, 2008 and 2012.[3]

At the continental level of UEFA competitions, it has participated in the eleven disputed editions of the UEFA Futsal Championship, of which was organizer in the first two, of 1996 and 1999. It has been continental champion seven times,[4] in 1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2016, being runner-up in 1999 and 2018, not reaching the final only in the editions of 2003 and 2014, where it was eliminated in the semifinals.[5][3]

These titles make Spain the second most successful national team after Brazil.[5]

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

14 September 2021 (2021-09-14) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group E Paraguay  0–4
Source (FIFA)
 Spain Klaipėda, Lithuania
18:00 Report (FIFA)
  • Solano 9'
  • Adolfo 20'
  • Raúl Gómez 29'
  • Campos 40'
Stadium: Švyturys Arena
Attendance: 550
Referee: Khalid Hnich (Morocco)
17 September 2021 (2021-09-17) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group E Spain  4–2
Source (FIFA)
 Japan Klaipėda, Lithuania
18:00
  • Díaz 4'
  • Chino 26'
  • Campos 30'
  • Tolrà 39'
Report (FIFA)
Stadium: Švyturys Arena
Attendance: 712
Referee: Ryan Shepheard (Australia)
20 September 2021 (2021-09-20) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group E Spain  4–1
Source (FIFA)
 Angola Klaipėda, Lithuania
18:00
  • Fernández 4', 25', 27'
  • Ortiz 20'
Report (FIFA) Guga 19' Stadium: Švyturys Arena
Attendance: 606
Referee: Josh Wilkens (United States)
24 September 2021 (2021-09-24) FIFA Futsal World Cup Round of 16 Spain  5–2
Source (FIFA)
 Czech Republic Vilnius, Lithuania
20:00
Report (FIFA)
Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
Attendance: 1,460
Referee: Tomohiro Kozaki (Japan)
27 September 2021 (2021-09-27) FIFA Futsal World Cup Quarter-finals Spain  2–4
Source (FIFA)
(a.e.t.)
 Portugal Vilnius, Lithuania
17:30 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
Attendance: 1,629
Referee: Mohamed Hassan Ahmed Youssef Egypt)

Coaching staff

Current coaching staff

Players

Current squad

The following players were called up to the squad for the UEFA 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification match against Moldova on 11 October 2022.[6]
Head coach: Fede Vidal

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Jesús Herrero (1986-11-04) 4 November 1986 (age 36) Spain Inter Movistar
12 1GK Dídac Plana (1990-05-22) 22 May 1990 (age 32) Spain FC Barcelona

2 2DF Antonio Pérez (2000-10-19) 19 October 2000 (age 22) Spain FC Barcelona
5 2DF Boyis (1989-12-26) 26 December 1989 (age 32) Spain Viña Albali Valdepeñas
7 2DF José Raya (1997-05-08) 8 May 1997 (age 25) Spain Inter Movistar
9 2DF Sergio Lozano (1988-11-09) 9 November 1988 (age 34) Spain FC Barcelona
13 2DF Miguel Mellado (1999-07-23) 23 July 1999 (age 23) Spain Jimbee Cartagena

3 4FW Pablo Ramírez (2001-02-25) 25 February 2001 (age 21) Spain UMA Antequera
6 4FW Raúl Gómez (1995-10-25) 25 October 1995 (age 27) Spain Inter Movistar
8 4FW Adolfo Fernández (1993-05-19) 19 May 1993 (age 29) Spain FC Barcelona
10 4FW Pol Pacheco (1994-07-11) 11 July 1994 (age 28) Spain Inter Movistar
11 4FW Chino (1991-11-13) 13 November 1991 (age 31) Spain Jaén FS
14 4FW Raúl Campos (captain) (1987-12-17) 17 December 1987 (age 34) Spain Manzanares FS
16 4FW Francisco Solano (1991-08-26) 26 August 1991 (age 31) Spain Viña Albali Valdepeñas

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up

DF Carlos OrtizRET (1983-10-03) 3 October 1983 (age 39) Spain FC Barcelona UEFA Futsal Euro 2022

FW Jesús GordilloINJ (2001-02-08) 8 February 2001 (age 21) Spain Palma Futsal v.  Finland, 7 October 2022
FW Catela (1995-04-14) 14 April 1995 (age 27) Spain FC Barcelona 2022 Futsal Finalissima
FW Esteban Guerrero (1995-02-18) 18 February 1995 (age 27) Portugal Sporting CP 2022 Futsal Finalissima
FW Borja Díaz (1992-08-19) 19 August 1992 (age 30) Spain Inter Movistar UEFA Futsal Euro 2022
FW Cecilio Morales (1992-07-06) 6 July 1992 (age 30) Spain Inter Movistar UEFA Futsal Euro 2022

COV Player withdrew from the squad due to contracting COVID-19.
INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from international futsal.

Competitive record

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 Group Stage 9th 3 2 0 1 14 9
Hong Kong 1992 Third Place 3rd 8 5 1 2 42 35
Spain 1996 Runners-up 2nd 8 7 0 1 34 12
Guatemala 2000 Champions 1st 8 8 0 0 41 8
Chinese Taipei 2004 Champions 1st 8 6 1 1 30 7
Brazil 2008 Runners-up 2nd 9 7 2 0 29 11
Thailand 2012 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 1 1 31 13
Colombia 2016 Quarter-finals 5th 5 4 0 1 20 14
Lithuania 2021 Quarter-finals 6th 5 4 0 1 19 9
Total 9/9 61 48 5 8 260 118

UEFA Futsal Championship

UEFA Futsal Championship record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Spain 1996 Champions 4 3 1 0 13 7
Spain 1999 Runners-up 5 4 1 0 17 7
Russia 2001 Champions 5 5 0 0 19 5
Italy 2003 Third Place 4 1 2 1 8 6
Czech Republic 2005 Champions 5 4 0 1 15 7
Portugal 2007 Champions 5 3 2 0 16 7
Hungary 2010 Champions 5 4 1 0 27 5
Croatia 2012 Champions 5 5 0 0 20 7
Belgium 2014 Third Place 5 3 1 1 26 12
Serbia 2016 Champions 5 5 0 0 27 11
Slovenia 2018 Runners-up 5 2 2 1 13 12
Netherlands 2022 Third Place 6 4 1 1 26 8
Total 12/12 59 43 11 5 227 94

Grand Prix de Futsal

Grand Prix de Futsal record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Brazil 2005 Did not enter
Brazil 2006
Brazil 2007
Brazil 2008
Brazil 2009
Brazil 2010 Champions 6 6 0 0 35 9
Brazil 2011 Did not enter
Brazil 2013
Brazil 2014
Brazil 2015
Brazil 2017 To be determined
Total 1/11 6 6 0 0 35 9

Confederations Cup

Futsal Confederations Cup record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
Libya 2009 Withdrew
Brazil 2013 Did not enter
Kuwait 2014
Total 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Honours

World achievements

The Spain national futsal team have won two FIFA Futsal World Cups (2000, 2004), appeared in five finals and one third/fourth place playoffs.

European achievements

The Spain national futsal team have won seven UEFA Futsal Championships (1996, 1999, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2016), appeared in nine finals and three third/fourth place playoffs.

See also

References

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup Overview". RSSSF. Retrieved 2007-04-12.
  3. ^ a b SPAIN HIT SEVEN FOR SEVENTH UEFA FUTSAL EURO TITLE., 2016
  4. ^ Campeonatos de Europa – RSSSF rsssf.com
  5. ^ a b Jordi Molas i Rifà (26 January 2017), Europe's most successful futsal teams, UEFA FUTSAL EURO SLOVENIA 2018
  6. ^ "Fede Vidal da la lista para los partidos ante Finlandia y Moldavia" (in Spanish). RFEF. 26 September 2022. Retrieved 15 October 2022.
Achievements Preceded by1996 Brazil  World Champions 2000 (First title)2004 (Second title) Succeeded by2008 Brazil