——- Ricardinho of Portugal was confirmed as the best player at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Lithuania 2021™ after the official awards were announced.

Ricardinho won the adidas Golden Ball which is awarded to the best player by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG). Pany of Portugal and Douglas Jr. of Kazakhstan came second and third respectively.

The adidas Golden Boot was won by Ferrao of Brazil with nine goals and two assists in seven matches played. Pany of Portugal collected the Silver Boot with eight goals and one assist in seven matches and Taynan of Kazakhstan the Bronze with six goals in seven matches played.

Argentina’s goalkeeper Nicolas Sarmiento collected the adidas Golden Glove while Kazakhstan were awarded the Fair Play award finishing first in the fair play contest.


adidas Golden Ball Award

AwardPlayerTeam / No
adidas Golden BallRICARDINHOPOR / 10
adidas Silver BallPANYPOR / 11
adidas Bronze BallDOUGLAS JR.KAZ / 14

The Golden Ball is awarded to the best player in the final competition by the FIFA Technical Study Group.


adidas Golden Boot Award

AwardPlayerTeam / NoGoalsAssistsMatches played
adidas Golden BootFERRAOBRA / 11927
adidas Silver BootPANYPOR / 11817
adidas Bronze BootTAYNANKAZ / 3637

The Golden Boot is awarded to the player who scores the most goals in the final competition. If two or more players score the same number of goals, the number of assists (as determined by members of the FIFA Technical Study Group) will be decisive. If two or more players are still equal after taking into account the number of assists, the player with the least number of matches played will be awarded.


adidas Golden Glove

AwardPlayerTeam / No
adidas Golden GloveSARMIENTO NicolasARG / 1

The Golden Glove is awarded to the best goalkeeper in the final competition by the FIFA Technical Study Group.


FIFA Fair Play Trophy (maximum: 1000 pts)

TeamPts (Avg.)Matches played
Kazakhstan9317

The FIFA Fair Play Trophy, a fair play medal for each delegation member, a diploma and a voucher for USD 20,000 worth of futsal equipment (to be used for futsal development) is presented to the team finishing first in the fair play contest. The applicable rules are in the fair play contest regulations.

Picture: Players of Portugal celebrates with the FIFA Futsal World Cup following the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021 Final match between Argentina and Portugal at Kaunas Arena on October 03, 2021 in Kaunas, Lithuania.Photo by Angel Martinez – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

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