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FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup
The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup is an international beach soccer competition. It is played by the men's national teams of the members of FIFA, the sport's global body of the sport.
The tournament was created in 1995 as the Beach Soccer World Championship. It took place every year for the next decade controlled by Beach Soccer Worldwide. Because the sport was increasing rapidly in popularity and growth, FIFA was interested in controlling the tournament, they took over and also changed the name to make it a official FIFA tournament. Since 2009, the tournament has taken place every two years.
The most recent edition was held in Espinho, Portugal. Portugal were crowned as champions for the second time, the first under being controlled by FIFA, after defeating Tahiti 5–3 in the final.