|Number of teams||24|
|Most successful team(s)|
The FIFA Futsal World Cup is the international championship for futsal, the indoor version of association football organized by FIFA. The world championship tournament is held every four years, on the even year between two football World Cups. The first event was held in 1989. It was held in the Netherlands to commemorate the popularity of the game there. The current champion is Argentina, which won its first title at the 2016 tournament in Colombia. The next FIFA Futsal World Cup will take place in 2020 to be held in Lithuania.
All events prior to 2008 had been 16-team events. The first event featured 6 teams from Europe, 3 from South America, 2 from Africa, 2 from Asia, 2 from North and Central America, and 1 from Oceania. Since 2012 it includes 24 teams which split to a six group round-robin tournament, with four teams in each group. The top two teams in each group, together with the 4 highest-ranked third-place finishers, advanced to a sixteen team knockout final series.
|#||Year||Host||Champions||Score||Runners-up||Third place||Score||Fourth place||Number of teams|
|Team||Titles||Runners-up||Third place||Fourth place||Total (Top 4)|
|5 (1989, 1992, 1996, 2008*, 2012)||1 (2000)||1 (2004)||–||7|
|2 (2000, 2004)||3 (1996*, 2008, 2012)||1 (1992)||–||6|
|1 (2016)||–||–||1 (2004)||2|
|–||1 (2004)||2 (2008, 2012)||–||3|
|–||1 (2016)||1 (1996)||2 (2000, 2008)||4|
|–||1 (1992)||1 (1989)||–||2|
|–||–||1 (2016)||1 (1992)||2|
|–||–||1 (2000)||1 (2016)||2|
|Totals (9 nations)||8||8||8||24|
Bold for teams who qualified for the 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup.
|Rank||Name||Country||Goals||Matches||Tournaments||Goals per match|
|1||Falcão||48||33||2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016||1.45|
|2||Manoel Tobías||43||32||1992, 1996, 2000, 2004||1.34|
|3||Konstantin Eremenko||28||18||1992, 1996, 2000||1.56|
|4||Schumacher||25||25||2000, 2004, 2008||1.00|
|5||Ricardinho||20||14||2008, 2012, 2016||1.43|
|6||Eder Lima||19||12||2012, 2016||1.58|
The adidas Golden Ball award is awarded to the player who plays the most outstanding football during the tournament. It is selected by the media poll.
|World Cup||Golden Ball||Silver Ball||Bronze Ball|
The adidas Golden Shoe is awarded to the topscorer of the tournament. If more than one players are equal by same goals, the players will be selected based by the most assists during the tournament.
|World Cup||Golden Shoe||Goals||Silver Shoe||Goals||Bronze Shoe||Goals|
The Golden Glove Award is awarded to the best goalkeeper of the tournament.
|World Cup||Golden Glove|
Goal of the Tournament is awarded to the best goal of the tournament.
|Tournament||Goal of the Tournament|
FIFA Fair Play Award is given to the team who has the best fair play record during the tournament with the criteria set by FIFA Fair Play Committee.
|Tournament||FIFA Fair Play Award|
In 2012, FIFA extended the FIFA Champions Badge to the winners of the competition, where it was first won by Brazil.
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