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The Beach Soccer World Cup is a association football competition in beach soccer organised by the world football governing body FIFA for national teams. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 268 × 598 pixelsFull resolution (1124 × 2510 pixel, file size: 832 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 268 × 598 pixelsFull resolution (1124 × 2510 pixel, file size: 832 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Competition is the act of striving against another force for the purpose of achieving dominance or attaining a reward or goal, or out of a biological imperative such as survival. ... Beach Soccer is a variant of the sport of association football. ... The Federation of International Football Associations(French: Fédération Internationale de Football Association), commonly known by its acroymn, FIFA, is the international governing body of association football. ...

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History

The competition was originally organised as the Beach Soccer World Championships, with the first tournament taking place in 1995 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The tournament was deemed a success after being won by the host nation. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ...


The Beach Soccer World Championships were administered by Beach Soccer Worldwide, a Spanish based organisation, with FIFA's endorsement [1]. Prior to FIFA taking over the tournament in 2005, Brazil won nine out of ten Beach Soccer World Championships, with Portugal winning the other title. Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW) is the organisation responsible for the founding and growth of the association football deriviative sport of beach soccer. ... Beach Soccer is a variant of the sport of association football. ...


In 2005 FIFA became the world governing body for beach soccer, and took over direct control of the Beach Soccer World Championship [2]. FIFA Beach Soccer S.L., a FIFA subsidiary based in Barcelona, Spain, was set up to develop the game as well as administer the Beach Soccer World Cup. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In business, a subsidiary is a company controlled by another company or corporation. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ...


The first Beach Soccer World Cup was organized by FIFA in 2005, from May 8 to May 15 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was won by France, coached by Éric Cantona, who beat Portugal in the final in a penalty shootout. The Federation of International Football Associations(French: Fédération Internationale de Football Association), commonly known by its acroymn, FIFA, is the international governing body of association football. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (129th in leap years). ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (136th in leap years). ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Éric Daniel Pierre Cantona (born May 24, 1966 in Marseille) is a French former footballer of the late 1980s and 1990s. ... Penalty shootouts (officially referred to as kicks from the penalty mark) are a method sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament (or wins the tournament) following a draw in a game of association football. ...


Results

Beach Soccer World Cup

Year Location Winners Runner-up Third place Player of the tournament Top goalscorer Best goalkeeper Goals (average per game)
2006
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Uruguay Flag of France France Madjer (POR) 21 goals
Madjer (POR)
286 (8.9)
2005
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of France France Flag of Portugal Portugal Flag of Brazil Brazil Madjer (POR) 12 goals
Madjer (POR)
164 (8.2)

For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2006 is the second edition of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... João Victor Tavares (born January 22, 1977 in Luanda, Angola), better known as Madjer, is a Portuguese beach soccer player. ... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... João Victor Tavares (born January 22, 1977 in Luanda, Angola), better known as Madjer, is a Portuguese beach soccer player. ... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2005 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup was the first edition of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup under the direct control of the global association football governing body FIFA. Previous editions were not organised by FIFA, and were held under the title Beach Soccer World Championship. ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... João Victor Tavares (born January 22, 1977 in Luanda, Angola), better known as Madjer, is a Portuguese beach soccer player. ... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... João Victor Tavares (born January 22, 1977 in Luanda, Angola), better known as Madjer, is a Portuguese beach soccer player. ... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May...

Beach Soccer World Championships

Year Location Winners Runner-up Third place Player of the tournament Top goalscorer Best goalkeeper Goals (average per game)
2004
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Flag of Spain
Spain
Flag of Portugal Portugal Jorginho (BRA) 12 goals
Madjer (POR)
Roberto (SPA) 155 (7.8)
2003
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Flag of Spain
Spain
Flag of Portugal Portugal Amarelle (SPA) 15 goals
Neném (BRA)
Robertinho (BRA) 150 (9.4)
2002
Details
Vitória (Espírito Santo) and Guarujá (São Paulo) (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Flag of Portugal Portugal Uruguay Neném (BRA) 9 goals
Neném (BRA)
Madjer (POR)
Nico (URU)
Nomcharoen (THA) 145 (9.1)
2001
Details
Costa do Sauípe, Bahia (Brazil) Flag of Portugal Portugal Flag of France
France
Flag of Argentina Argentina Hernani (POR) 10 goals
Alan (POR)
Olmeta (FRA) 144 (7.2)
2000
Details
Marina da Glória, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Flag of Peru
Peru
Flag of Spain Spain Júnior (BRA) 13 goals
Júnior (BRA)
Kato (JPN) 172 (8.6)
1999
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Flag of Portugal Portugal Uruguay Jorginho (BRA) 10 goals
Júnior (BRA)
Matosas (URU)
Pedro Crespo (POR) 186 (9.3)
1998
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Flag of France
France
Uruguay Júnior (BRA) 14 goals
Júnior (BRA)
Paulo Sérgio (BRA) 219 (9.1)
1997
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Uruguay Flag of United States
USA
Júnior (BRA) 11 goals
Júnior (BRA)
Venancio Ramos (URU)
Paulo Sérgio (BRA) 144 (9.0)
1996
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Uruguay Flag of Italy
Italy
Edinho (BRA) 14 goals
Altobelli (ITA)
Paulo Sérgio (BRA) 131 (8.2)
1995
Details
Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Flag of Brazil Brazil Flag of United States
USA
Flag of England England Zico (BRA)
Júnior (BRA)
12 goals
Zico (BRA)
Altobelli (ITA)
Paulo Sérgio (BRA) 149 (9.3)

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First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... First international Spain 1 - 0 Denmark (Brussels, Belgium; 28 August 1920) Biggest win Spain 13 - 0 Bulgaria (Madrid, Spain; 21 May 1933) Biggest defeat Italy 7 - 1 Spain (Amsterdam, Netherlands; 4 June 1928) England 7 - 1 Spain (London, England; 9 December 1931) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1934) Best... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... First international Spain 1 - 0 Denmark (Brussels, Belgium; 28 August 1920) Biggest win Spain 13 - 0 Bulgaria (Madrid, Spain; 21 May 1933) Biggest defeat Italy 7 - 1 Spain (Amsterdam, Netherlands; 4 June 1928) England 7 - 1 Spain (London, England; 9 December 1931) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1934) Best... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... For other uses, see Vitoria (disambiguation). ... Flag of Espírito Santo See other Brazilian States Capital Vitória Largest City Vila Velha Area 46,184 km² Population   - Total   - Density 3 097 232 58. ... Guarujá is a municipality in the São Paulo state of Brazil. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay_(bordered). ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Madjer scores the equalizer with his back-heel for FC Porto in the 1987 European Cup final Rabah Madjer (Arabic: ‎) (born February 15, 1958 in Hussein Dey) is a Algerian footballer, playing as a striker, who reached stardom as a FC Porto player during the 1980s, and is considered the... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... First international Uruguay 2 - 3 Argentina (Montevideo, Uruguay; 16 May 1901) Biggest win Uruguay 9 - 0 Bolivia (Lima, Peru; 9 November 1927) Biggest defeat Uruguay 0 - 6 Argentina (Montevideo, Uruguay; 20 July 1902) World Cup Appearances 10 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1930 and 1950 Copa América Appearances... First international South Vietnam 3 - 1 Thailand (South Vietnam; Date Unknown, 1956?) Largest win Thailand 10 - 0 Brunei (Bangkok, Thailand; May 24, 1971) Worst defeat Great Britain 9 - 0 Thailand (Melbourne, Australia; November 26, 1956) AFC Asian Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1972) Best result Third place, 1972 The Thailand... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Beach Soccer World Championships 2001 are the seventh edition of the Beach Soccer World Championships. ... Flag of Bahia See other Brazilian States Capital Salvador Largest City Salvador Area 564 273 km² Population   - Total   - Density 13 070 250 23. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... Pascal Olmeta (born April 7, 1961) is a French football goalkeeper who played for Olympique de Marseille in the 1990s. ... First international Belgium 3 - 3 France (Brussels, Belgium; 1 May 1904) Biggest win France 10 - 0 Azerbaijan (Auxerre, France; 6 September 1995) Biggest defeat Denmark 17 - 1 France (London, England; 22 October 1908) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1998 European Championship Appearances 6 (First in... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... First international Japan 0 - 5 Republic of China (Tokyo, Japan; May 9, 1917) Biggest win Japan 15 - 0 Philippines (Tokyo, Japan; September 27, 1967) Biggest defeat Japan 2 - 15 Philippines (Tokyo, Japan; September 10, 1917) World Cup Appearances 3 (First in 1998) Best result Round 2, 2002 AFC Asian Cup... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay_(bordered). ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... First international Uruguay 2 - 3 Argentina (Montevideo, Uruguay; 16 May 1901) Biggest win Uruguay 9 - 0 Bolivia (Lima, Peru; 9 November 1927) Biggest defeat Uruguay 0 - 6 Argentina (Montevideo, Uruguay; 20 July 1902) World Cup Appearances 10 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1930 and 1950 Copa América Appearances... First international Spain 3 - 1 Portugal (Madrid, Spain; 18 November 1921) Biggest win Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Lisbon, Portugal; 18 November 1994) Portugal 8 - 0 Liechtenstein (Coimbra, Portugal; 9 June 1999) Portugal 8 - 0 Kuwait (Leiria, Portugal; 19 November 2003) Biggest defeat Portugal 0 - 10 England (Lisbon, Portugal; 25 May... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay_(bordered). ... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay_(bordered). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... First international Uruguay 2 - 3 Argentina (Montevideo, Uruguay; 16 May 1901) Biggest win Uruguay 9 - 0 Bolivia (Lima, Peru; 9 November 1927) Biggest defeat Uruguay 0 - 6 Argentina (Montevideo, Uruguay; 20 July 1902) World Cup Appearances 10 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1930 and 1950 Copa América Appearances... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Edinho , real name Edino Nazareth Filho , (born June 5, 1955 in Rio de Janeiro) was a football (soccer) player from Brazil. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Alessandro Altobelli (born November 28, 1955 in Sonnino, Italy) is an Italian football player. ... First international Italy 6 - 2 France (Milan, Italy; 15 May 1910) Biggest win Italy 9 - 0 USA (Brentford, England; 2 August 1948) Biggest defeat Hungary 7 - 1 Italy (Budapest, Hungary; 6 April 1924) World Cup Appearances 16 (First in 1934) Best result Winners, 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006 European Championship Appearances... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Copacabana is a district located in the southern zone of the city Rio de Janeiro, famous for its 4 km beach. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... First international Scotland 0 - 0 England (Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872) Biggest win Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Ireland; 18 February 1882) Biggest defeat Hungary 7 - 1 England (Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1950) Best result Winners, 1966 European Championship Appearances 7 (First in... Arthur Antunes Coimbra (born in March 3, 1953), better known as Zico, is a former Brazilian footballer, one of the best midfielders in the world and possibly the worlds best player in the early 80s[2] He was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior (born June 29, 1954), known simply as Júnior, was a Brazilian football player. ... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Arthur Antunes Coimbra (born in March 3, 1953), better known as Zico, is a former Brazilian footballer, one of the best midfielders in the world and possibly the worlds best player in the early 80s[2] He was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994... Alessandro Altobelli (born November 28, 1955 in Sonnino, Italy) is an Italian football player. ... First international Italy 6 - 2 France (Milan, Italy; 15 May 1910) Biggest win Italy 9 - 0 USA (Brentford, England; 2 August 1948) Biggest defeat Hungary 7 - 1 Italy (Budapest, Hungary; 6 April 1924) World Cup Appearances 16 (First in 1934) Best result Winners, 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006 European Championship Appearances... First international Argentina 3 - 0 Brazil (Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 20, 1914) Biggest win Brazil 14 - 0 Nicaragua (Mexico; October 17, 1975) Biggest defeat Uruguay 6 - 0 Brazil (Viña del Mar, Chile; 18 September 1920) World Cup Appearances 18 (First in 1930) Best result Winners, 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994...

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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (248 words)
The Beach Soccer World Cup is a association football competition in beach soccer organised by the world football governing body FIFA for national teams.
FIFA Beach Soccer S.L., a FIFA subsidiary based in Barcelona, Spain, was set up to develop the game as well as administer the Beach Soccer World Cup.
The first Beach Soccer World Cup was organized by FIFA in 2005, from May 8 to May 15 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
BIGpedia - FIFA - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (280 words)
FIFA was formed in Paris on May 21, 1904 and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2004.
FIFA also promotes the sport, regulates the transfer of players between teams, awards the FIFA World Player of the Year, and publishes the FIFA World Rankings every month.
FIFA and EA Sports also produce versions of the game on PC and various game consoles approximately every year, along with World Cup editions.
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