Part of the FIFA Futsal World Cup-winning team of Portugal in 2021, legendary Portuguese futsal player Ricardinho has had a successful stint with many clubs, such as Benfica and Inter Movistar. A 6-time winner of the UMBRO Futsal Best Player of the World Award, he has been nicknamed O Mágico, or The Magician.
Hossein Tayyebi is an Iranian professional futsal player. He currently plays for the Portuguese club Benfica. He is also part of the Iranian national futsal team. He made his international debut in 2009 at the age of 20. He was ranked Top Goalscorer at the 2014 (15) and 2018 AFC Futsal Championship (14).
Iranian futsal star Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh is best known as a left winger for Giti Pasand. The 4-time AFC Futsal Player of the Year title winner started his senior career with the club Eram Kish. His 33-goal record for the AFC Futsal Club Championship is an all-time high in its history.
Cape Verdean-born Portuguese futsal player Pany Varela started his career with Benfica and now plays for Sporting CP and has won numerous championships with both. He has also been a FIFA Futsal World Cup champion and a 2-time UEFA Futsal champion with the Portuguese national team.
Reza Naseri is regarded as one of the best futsal players from his country. The former player made a name for himself as a fine goalkeeper and won 5 AFC Futsal Championships with the Iranian national squad. He also led the Tehran Malavan team as its captain.
Fereshteh Karimi is an Iranian professional futsal player who has represented the Iran women's national futsal team. In 2015, Fereshteh Karimi won her first AFC Women's Futsal Championship title and was also selected as the MVP of the tournament.
Mahdi Javid is an Iranian futsal player who plays for the Iran national futsal team. In 2018, he was adjudged the best player by the AFC Futsal Club Championship. Over the years, Mahdi Javid has also been an important player in the Iranian Futsal Super League where he emerged as the top scorer for four consecutive years starting from 2016.
Norwegian football and futsal player Rikke Bogetveit Nygard is best known for her association with the Norwegian club Vålerenga. A talented midfielder, she began her senior career with the Bergen-based club Arna-Bjørnar. She has also represented the Norwegian national team, from the U-17 to the senior level.