Brazil tops the inaugural FIFA Men’s Futsal World Rankings, boasting an impressive five world championship titles under their belt. Closely following are Portugal and Spain, rounding out the top three spots.

Iran and Argentina hold their own in fourth and fifth place, respectively, while Thailand secures a global top 10 spot at ninth place. Vietnam, despite their efforts, sits at 33rd, missing out on a chance at the FIFA Futsal World Cup.

The top 10 teams in the FIFA Futsal Men’s World Rankings. Source: FIFA

In the women’s game, Brazil continues its dominance, leading the way in the first-ever FIFA Women’s Futsal World Rankings. Spain and Portugal trail closely behind, completing the top three. Thailand, Iran, and Japan all make their mark in the top 10, with Vietnam holding its own at 13th globally and fourth in Asia.

The top 10 teams in the FIFA Futsal Women’s World Rankings. Source: FIFA

These rankings are a significant step forward for futsal, with FIFA gathering data from an impressive 4,600 matches to create these comprehensive charts. The data will be pivotal in seeding and group divisions for future FIFA tournaments, marking a new era for the sport.

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