Portugal National Football Team — 2017

Portugal National Football Team — 2017

First Game:1921
FIFA ranking:3

The Portugal national football team announces its squad for the Confederations Cup. To the joy of the world fans, the head coach of the reigning World Cup Champion has called the full-strength makeup to take part in the tournament. Cristiano Ronaldo, the strongest football player in world who is today in his best shape, will participate in the tournament. Besides, the team young stars (Bernardo Silva, Andre Gomes) and the skilled players (Ricardo Quaresma, Luish Nani) are called for the tournament.

The whole team squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Beto (Sporting CP), Jose Sa (Porto), Rui Patricio (Sporting).

Defenders: Bruno Alves (Cagliari), Cedric (Southampton), Eliseu (Benfica), Jose Fonte (West Ham), Luis Neto (Zenit), Nelson Semedo (Benfica), Pepe (Real Madrid), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund).

Midfielders: Adrien Silva (Sporting CP), Andre Gomes (Barcelona), Danilo Pereira (Porto), Joao Mario (Inter), Joao Moutinho (Monaco), Pizzi (Benfica) and William Carvalho (Sporting CP), Bernardo Silva (Monaco).

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Gelson Martins (Sporting), Nani (Valencia) and Ricardo Quaresma (Besiktas).

The Portuguese are rightfully considered as adds-on favorite in the tournament. After the victorious European Championship the Fernando Santos` players bulldoze their the opponents. In the World Cup Qualification the Portuguese won five of six matches, and have the goal difference 22-3.

The European Championship Winners have to leave the group from the first place (remember that the teams of Russia, Mexico and New Zealand are opponents of Portugal), and here in the semi-final and final the Portuguese may play with the Chile and Germany teams which can be worth competitors against the Red-Greens.

See Also

Results

France Croatia
France 4 : 2 Croatia
Belgium England
Belgium 2 : 0 England
Croatia England
Croatia 2 : 1 England
France Belgium
France 1 : 0 Belgium
Russia Croatia
Russia 2 : 2 Croatia
(penalty 3 : 4)
2018 FIFA World Cup