Tasnim - Iran beach soccer national team ended the year 2017 in top three.
Team Melli still is the best Asian team in the rankings.
Brazil remains top of the standings with 4410 points followed by Portugal (3449) and Iran (3003).
Spain heads into 2018 on a high, having been named Movers of the Month for December following its success at the Copa Lagos in Nigeria last month.
Joaquin Alonso’s men begin the new year in 13th position - moving up three places as a result of their triumph in Lagos where they overcame Morocco, Nigeria and Lebanon to claim the title.