Portugal National Football Team

Portugal National Football Team

Portugal National Football Team

Portugal’s National football team is Portugal’s men’s football team that has never won the FIFA World Cup in history but managed to come to third place once in 1996. The team is governed by the Portuguese Football Federation.

It comes under the UEFA Confederation of the European Continent. Roberto Martínez is the current head coach and also a former Portuguese footballer who played as a defender.

Roberto Martínez includes the best squad for the National team and selects the most brilliant players for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification and Euro 2024.

The Portugal national football team is the champion of the UEFA European Championship (UEFA Euro 2016). The National team’s current captain is Cristiano Ronaldo, who also holds the team record for most caps and most goals. The FIFA Rank of Portugal is 6.

Portugal National Football Team History

Portugal National Football Team History

The team is governed by the Portugal Football Federation. It comes under the UEFA Confederation of the European Continent. The golden generation was the team between 1995 and 2006 when teams performed their best effort on the ground.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the World’s top scorer player in history and he is part of the Portugal team. The team won the Most Entertaining Team award in 1966.

  • Nickname: A Seleção (The Selection)
  • Confederation: UEFA (Europe)
  • Portugal Men’s FIFA Ranking:  6

Current Football Squad of Portugal Football Team (Euro 2024 qualifiers Squad)

Role Players
Goalkeeper Diogo Costa (Porto/POR), Jose Sa (Wolves/ENG), Rui Patricio (Roma/ITA)
Defenders Diogo Dalot (Manchester United/ENG), Nelson Semedo (Wolves/ENG), Joao Cancelo (Manchester City/ENG), Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Ruben Dias (Manchester City/ENG), Antonio Silva (Benfica), Goncalo Inacio (Sporting Lisbon), Toti (Wolves/ENG)
Midfielders Joao Palhinha (Fulham/ENG), Ruben Neves (Al-Hilal/KSA), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United/ENG), Otavio (Al-Nassr/KSA), Vitinha (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City/ENG)
Forwards Ricardo Horta (Braga), Rafael Leao (AC Milan/ITA), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Cristiano Ronaldo (Al-Nassr/KSA), Pedro Neto (Wolves/ENG), Goncalo Ramos (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Diogo Jota (Liverpool/ENG)
Captain Cristiano Ronaldo
Coach Roberto Martínez

Portugal’s Current History and Information

Info Portugal Football Team
FIFA Current Ranking 6th (2 Oct 23)
Top Scorer Cristiano Ronaldo (128)
Most caps Cristiano Ronaldo (204)
Nickname(s) A Seleção das Quinas(Selection of the Quinas); The Navigator
Captain Cristiano Ronaldo
World Cup Appearances 8 times
Best Results- Third (1966)
Nations League Finals 1 time
Champion- 2019
Olympic Games 4 times
Best Results- Forth (1996)
European Championship- 8 times
Best Results- Won(2016)
Confederations Cup- 1 time
Best Results- Third place (2017)

Portugal National Football Team 2022 World Cup Squad

Portugal National Football Team

Portugal Football Team

Role Players
Goalkeeper Anthony Lopes, Rui Patricio, Diogo Costo.
Defenders Joao Cancelo, Ricardo Pereira, Domingos Duarte, Goncalo Inacio Pepe, Ruben Dias, Nuno Mendes, Raphael Guerreiro.
Midfielders Danilo Pereira, Joao Palhinha, Ruben Neves, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Moutinho, Joao Mario, Otavio.
Forwards Pedro Goncalves, Andre Silva, Bernardo Silva, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota, Goncalo Guedes, Rafa Silva.
Captain Cristiano Ronaldo
Coach Roberto Martínez

2018 World Cup squad | 2022 FIFA World Cup matches

S.R Team Score Team Date/ Match
1. Portugal 3-2 Ghana 24 Nov
2. Portugal 2-0 Uruguay 28 Nov
3. South Korea 0-0 Portugal 2 Dec
4. Portugal 6-1 Switzerland Round of 16
4. Morocco 1-0 Portugal Round of 16

Portugal National Football Team | 2018 World Cup squad

Role Players
Goalkeeper Rui Patricio, Anthony Lopes, Beto.
Defenders Bruno Alves, Pepe, Raphael Guerreiro, Jose Fonte, Ruben Dias, Ricardo Pereira, Mario Rui, Cedric.
Midfielders Manuel Fernandes, Jose Moutinho, Joao Mario, Bernardo Silva, William Carvalho, Bruno Fernandes, Adrien Silva.
Forwards Cristiano Ronaldo, Andre Silva, Goncalo Guedes, Gelson Martins, Ricardo Quaresma.
Captain Cristiano Ronaldo
Coach Fernando Santos

Portugal National Football Team

Portugal National football team 2023 fixtures and Result

Date Match Teams Result Location/Stadium
23 March Euro 2024 Qualifier Portugal vs Liechtenstein 4–0 Lisbon, Portugal
26 March Luxembourg vs Portugal 0–6 Luxembourg City
17 June Portugal vs Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–0 Lisbon, Portugal
20 June Iceland vs Portugal 0–1 Reykjavík, Iceland
8 Sep Slovakia vs Portugal 0–1 Trnava, Slovakia
11 Sep Portugal vs Luxembourg 9–0 Faro/Loulé, Portugal
13 Oct Portugal vs Slovakia 3–2 Porto, Portugal
13 Oct Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Portugal 0–5 Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
16 Nov Liechtenstein vs Portugal 0–2 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
19 Nov Iceland vs Portugal vs Porto, Portugal

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