Portugal National Football Team
Portugal’s 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. Roberto Martínez 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 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 and 2006 when teams performed their 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)
- Portugal Men’s FIFA Ranking: 9 (1718.25 Points)
Current Football Squad of Portugal Football Team (Euro 2024 qualifiers Squad)
|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)|
Portugal’s Current History and Information
|Team||Portugal Football Team|
|FIFA Current Ranking||9th (19 July 2023)|
|Top Scorer||Cristiano Ronaldo (123)|
|Most caps||Cristiano Ronaldo (200)|
|Nickname(s)||A Seleção das Quinas(Selection of the Quinas); The Navigator|
|World Cup Appearances||8 times
Best Results- Third (1966)
|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
|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.|
2018 World Cup squad | 2022 FIFA World Cup matches
|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
|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.|