Portugal national football team is Portugal’s men’s football team that has never won the FIFA World Cup 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. Fernando Santos is the current head coach and also a former Portuguese footballer who played as a defender. Fernando Santos includes the best squad for the National team and selects the most brilliant players for the 2018 world cup and the upcoming UEFA European Championship.
The Portugal national football team is the current 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 9.
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 to 2006 when teams perform the best effort on the ground.
Cristiano Ronaldo World’s best football part on the team. The team won the Most Entertaining Team award in 1966.
- Nickname: A Seleção (The Selection)
- Confederation : UEFA (Europe)
- Head coach : Fernando Santos
- Captain : Cristiano Ronaldo
- Top scorer : Cristiano Ronaldo (117)
Current Football Squad:
Portugal Football Team –
|Goalkeeper||Rui Patricio, Anthony Lopes, Diogo Costa.|
|Defenders||Nelson Semedo, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Raphael Guerreiro, Domingos Duarte, Nuno Mendes, Joao Cancelo.|
|Midfielders||Joao Palhinha, Joao Moutinho, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Danilo Pereira, Otavio, Ruben Neves, Joao Mario|
|Forwards||Francisco Trincao, Andre Silva, Rafa Silva, Goncalo Guedes, Diogo Joto, Cristiano Ronaldo.|
Portugal Current History and Information
|Team||Portugal Football Team|
|FIFA Current Ranking||8th (19 Jan 2022)|
|Top Scorer||Cristiano Ronaldo (111)|
|Most caps||Cristiano Ronaldo (180)|
|Nickname(s)||A Seleção das Quinas(Selection of the Quinas); The Navigator|
|World Cup Appearances||7 times
Best Results- Third (1966)
|European Championship-||7 times
Best Results- Won(2016)
|Confederations Cup-||1 time
Best Results- Third place (2017)
Portugal National Football Team 2022 world cup squad
|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.|
Portugal 2018 world cup squad
Portugal Football Team –
|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.|