Brazil won the 6th FIFA Futsal World Cup last weekend, beating two-time defending champ Spain in the final in a penalty-kick tiebreaker after a 2-2 draw.
Brazil's title win marked its fourth since the tournament was inaugurated in 1989.
for futsal final highlights.
Italy beat Russia, 2-1, to take third-place in the Rio de Janeiro-hosted tournament. The USA was eliminated in the first round, losing all four games and getting outscored, 5-24.
Brazil had opened the scoring when Marquinho
's 27th-minute corner kick deflected off the face of Spain's Borja
and into the net. Torras
equalized two minutes later with a
left-foot drive. Vinicius
put Brazil back on top by slamming home a rebound from keeper Amado
, who had blocked two close-range shots. Alvaro
made it 2-2 with a minute left by
poking in from a foot out. Brazil won the PKs, 4-3. FIFA Futsal World Cup History
Fourth: Russia. Taiwan 2004
Fourth: Argentina. Guatemala
Fourth: Russia Spain 1996
Fourth: Ukraine Hong Kong 1992
Fourth: Iran. Netherlands 1989