Venezuela
Nickname(s)La Vinotinto (The Burgundy)
Los Llaneros (The Plainsmen)
AssociationFederación Venezolana de Fútbol
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
FIFA codeVEN
FIFA ranking25[1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Brazil 13–1 Venezuela 
(Niterói, Brazil, 16 April 1996)
Biggest win
 Peru 2–7 Venezuela 
(Portoviejo, Ecuador, 29 August 2015)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 13–1 Venezuela 
(Niterói, Brazil, 16 April 1996)
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 2020)
Copa América
Appearances7 (First in 1996)
Best result6th place (2017)
World Cup
Appearances6 (First in 1991)
Best resultGold Champions (1997)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances3 (First in 2005)
Best result6th place (2005)

The Venezuela national futsal team represents Venezuela in international futsal competitions, such as the World Cup and the Copa América. It is controlled by the Federación Venezolana de Fútbol.

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

16 March 2021 (2021-03-16) Friendly match Costa Rica  0–2  Venezuela San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Stadium: Scotiabank Arena
17 March 2021 (2021-03-17) Friendly match Costa Rica  1–2  Venezuela San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Stadium: Scotiabank Arena
20 March 2021 (2021-03-20) Friendly match Costa Rica  0–2  Venezuela San Rafael de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Stadium: Scotiabank Arena
24 June 2021 (2021-06-24) Friendly match Uzbekistan  3–3  Venezuela Taskent, Uzbekistan
Stadium: Yunusabad Sports Complex
27 June 2021 (2021-06-27) Friendly match Uzbekistan  3–2  Venezuela Taskent, Uzbekistan
Stadium: Yunusabad Sports Complex
1 August 2021 (2021-08-01) Friendly match Lara Regional Team 1–2  Venezuela Barquisimeto, Venezuela
13:00 (UTC-4) Stadium: Cancha Los Horcones
2 August 2021 (2021-08-02) Friendly match Lara Regional Team 2–4  Venezuela Barquisimeto, Venezuela
13:00 (UTC-4) Stadium: Cancha Los Horcones
9 August 2021 (2021-08-09) Friendly match Distrito Capital Regional Team 2–9  Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
13:00 (UTC-4) Stadium: Gimnasio Cubierto de la UCV
19 August 2021 (2021-08-19) Friendly match Venezuela  2–2  Japan Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
20 August 2021 (2021-08-20) Friendly match Portugal  2–1  Venezuela Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
27 August 2021 (2021-08-27) Friendly match Burinhosa 0–4  Venezuela Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
27 August 2021 (2021-08-27) Friendly match Quinta dos Lombos 3–4  Venezuela Rio Maior, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Complexo Desportivo de Rio Maior
31 August 2021 (2021-08-31) Friendly match Venezuela  2–5  Angola Viseu, Portugal
19:00 WEST (UTC+1) Stadium: Pavilhão Cidade de Viseu
12 September 2021 (2021-09-12) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group A Lithuania  1–2  Venezuela Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3)
  • Justinas Zagurskas Goal 7'
Report (FIFA)
  • Carlos Sanz Goal 3'
  • Alfredo Vidal Goal 38'
Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Referee: Chris Sinclair (New Zealand)
15 September 2021 (2021-09-15) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group A Costa Rica  0-1  Venezuela Kaunas, Lithuania
18:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
18 September 2021 (2021-09-18) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group A Venezuela  1-1  Kazakhstan Vilnius, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
18 September 2021 (2021-09-18) FIFA Futsal World Cup Round of 16 Venezuela  2–3  Morocco Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena

Players

Current squad

The following 16 players were called up for 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Jhonny Rueda (1988-12-10) 10 December 1988 (age 32) 71 Spain CSF Montsan
2 2DF Carlos Sanz (1980-07-07) 7 July 1980 (age 41) 32 Croatia Novo Vrijeme Makarska
3 4FW Wilmer Cabarcas (1994-09-15) 15 September 1994 (age 27) 10 Italy Modena Cavezzo
4 2DF Greydelvid Terán (1991-11-24) 24 November 1991 (age 30) 34 Venezuela La Fría del Sur
5 2DF Henry Gutiérrez (1997-05-10) 10 May 1997 (age 24) 22 Finland FC Kemi
6 2DF Carlos Polo (1992-03-26) 26 March 1992 (age 29) 12 Venezuela Delta Te Quiero
7 3MF Jesús Viamonte (1997-04-09) 9 April 1997 (age 24) 32 Spain Manzanares
8 4FW Enderson Suárez (1993-04-09) 9 April 1993 (age 28) 10 Finland FC Kemi
9 3MF Carlos Vento (1997-02-27) 27 February 1997 (age 24) 22 Spain Xota FS
10 4FW Wilson Francia (1992-10-20) 20 October 1992 (age 29) 31 Venezuela Caracas Futsal Club
11 3MF Alfredo Vidal (1994-02-03) 3 February 1994 (age 27) 30 Peru Panta Walon
12 1GK José Miguel Villalobos (1991-11-26) 26 November 1991 (age 30) 55 Venezuela Delta Te Quiero
13 3MF Milton Francia (1994-12-18) 18 December 1994 (age 26) 27 Venezuela Pumas de Vargas
14 4FW Rafael Morillo (1992-10-20) 20 October 1992 (age 29) 21 Venezuela Centauros de Caracas
15 1GK Freddy Chacín (1991-12-06) 6 December 1991 (age 29) 6 Portugal Macedense
16 3MF Andrés Terán (1994-02-27) 27 February 1994 (age 27) 13 Argentina Barracas Central

Competitive record

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 Did not enter
Hong Kong 1992
Spain 1996 Did not qualify
Guatemala 2000
Chinese Taipei 2004
Brazil 2008
Thailand 2012
Colombia 2016
Lithuania 2020 Round of 16 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1
Total 1/9 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1

Copa América de Futsal

FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)/CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World Cup

Grand Prix de Futsal

Honours

References