Portugal Soccer Team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History


Through this post, you’ll learn about the Portugal soccer team players and Coaches, FIFA Rankings, nicknames, and more. Portugal’s national team of football has played for Portugal in international soccer matches since 1921. The body that governs soccer in Portugal is controlled by that the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF).

Portugal’s home matches are played in different stadiums across Portugal including its main training facility and technical headquarters situated in Oeiras. The head coach currently for the club is Fernando Santos and the captain is Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is also the team record holder for most games played and the highest number of goals.

Portugal Soccer Team Profile Summary

AssociationPortuguese Football Federation (FPF)
Nickname(s)A Seleccao, A Seleccao das Quinas
FIFA ranking8 (31 March 2022)
Most CapsCristiano Ronaldo (186)
Top ScorerCristiano Ronaldo (115)
Home stadiumEstadio Nacional
Coach HeadFernando Santos

Portugal Soccer Team

Portugal was waiting for an 86-year period to see their nation win an important trophy, and that’s the reason why they joined forces.

After Portugal Soccer Team’s 2015 European victory against France, Portugal, the tournament’s nickname, which is self-proclaimed and affectionately called “Ugly Ducklings”, stunned the hosts for the first time in the history of the tournament to secure their nation a convincing victory.

After having a chance of winning in their own backyard in 2004, a triumph that was Euro 2016 gave the nation an unending sense of hope and a nation which for a considerable time was convinced that it was going to be content for all time.

However, once you have the slightest hint of success, the anxiety starts, and the desperate need to attain this initial victory. The nation will forever remember the moment in Paris. These are European champions and always will remain, and nobody could ever take it and take it away. At some point, they’ll start searching for their new trophy that will feed the addiction.

After an unsatisfactory World Cup campaign last summer, Portuguese fans quickly returned to the stadium. I’m still content to have been a winner at Euro 2016, the victory two years ago somewhat eased the pain but, in the end, it made the loss even more painful, which is the nature of football. We want to maintain this state of joy.

After a long time of doing their best in competitions, but never getting the ultimate win the Portugal Soccer Team fans felt this urgent need, almost like displeasure to be able to win something in order to break out of the norm and meet with the competition. They had created a feeling of urgency to continue to improve. . .

It was quite difficult to witness thousands of people celebrating every anniversary, even though Portugal Soccer Team was unable to reach the finish mark. Being a country that is obsessed with football it is fair to say that the country wants to have its name inscribed at the top of a trophy is an unimportant thing.

As this happened excitement and joy, pride, and a sense of relief were felt. Feeling relieved that the pressure to be a winner, especially at the time that Cristiano Ronaldo was in the picture was finally quelled. A significant moment that will remain remembered by Selecao fans, just like their names will be forever recorded onto the European Championship Trophy.

Portugal Soccer Team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

The anxiety has been replaced by an unstoppable determination to see success and happiness as long as possible. Being a small nation with a relatively small population, the Portugal Soccer Team are extremely proud of its achievements in the world and across the continent and they understandably don’t want to let their good fortune end at any time.

He always believed that one trophy would be enough. When the first piece of silver is retrieved the next generation will be happy forever. But that’s not all. In fact, once you’ve achieved that level of success it will be a desire to achieve it better than you’ve ever before. This victory in the League of Nations means a huge amount to the nation.

Sunday’s win over the Netherlands brought another award to Portugal Soccer Team’s collection and marked two wins in the span of three years. The crowd was awash in the streets in Porto where the match was played. The celebrations were not like the success in Euro 2016. However, it wasn’t an unimportant bonus trophy. It was the experience of a huge international event that has fed a hungry nation, which is now beginning to build a habit of attracting victory.

We’ve had a bad time and now we must take advantage of any success that comes along as who knows how long it’ll last.

There is a new optimism in the country and anticipation of the future. Finally, the desire for the team to qualify for Euro 2020 for trophy number three in the summer of 2020.

Portugal Soccer Team Home Stadium

Estadio Nacional, also known as National Stadium Sports Complex and as Jamor Sports Complex is a national soccer stadium for the Portuguese national team.

Portugal Soccer Team Kit

Portugal’s most traditional national outfit is red and green trim, a reflection of the colors of the flag of the country. Over time the distinct color of red has changed between light and deep red. Both red and green shorts are utilized to create the stripe.

However, there is a significant distinction between teams’ round-cut kits. White is usually considered to be the primary color, whether blue shorts or red and green highlights. In recent years the use of all blacks has been utilized, along with the practice of the turquoise-colored tail and the latter has become popular during the campaign to take home the Euro 2016 title.

Here is Portugal Kit World Cup 2022, Home and Away by Nike.

Who are the Portugal Soccer Team players?

Following Portugal, players were selected for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification. Check out the.

NoPositionPlayer NameThe date of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKRui Patricio (4th captain)15-02-1988 (34)1020Roma
12GKJose Sa17-01-1993 (29)00Wolverhampton
22GKDiogo Costa19-09-1999 (22)30Porto
2DFNuno Mendes19-06-2002 (19)130Paris Saint-Germain
3DFPepe (3rd captain)26-02-1983 (39)1247Porto
5DFRaphael Guerreiro22-12-1993 (28)543Borussia Dortmund
6DFJose Fonte22-12-1983 (38)501Lille
20DFJoao Cancelo27-05-1994 (27)325Manchester City
21DFCedric Soares31-08-1991 (30)341Arsenal
DFDiogo Dalot18-03-1999 (23)50Manchester United
DFGoncalo Inacio25-08-2001 (20)00Sporting CP
DFTiago Djalo09-04-2000 (21)00Lille
4MFVitinha13-02-2000 (22)10Porto
8MFJoao Moutinho (vice-captain)08-09-1986 (35)1447Wolverhampton
10MFBernardo Silva10-08-1994 (27)668Manchester City
11MFBruno Fernandes08-09-1994 (27)428Manchester United
13MFDanilo Pereira09-09-1991 (30)572Paris Saint-Germain
14MFWilliam Carvalho07-04-1992 (29)714Real Betis
16MFOtavio09-02-1995 (27)42Porto
18MFMatheus Nunes27-08-1998 (23)51Sporting CP
7FWCristiano Ronaldo (captain)05-02-1985 (37)186115Manchester United
9FWAndre Silva06-11-1995 (26)4919RB Leipzig
15FWRafael Leao10-06-1999 (22)50Milan
17FWGoncalo Guedes29-11-1996 (25)296Valencia
19FWDiogo Jota04-12-1996 (25)249Liverpool
23FWJoao Felix10-11-1999 (22)223Atletico Madrid

Who are Portugal Soccer Team’s coach and captain?

Cristiano Ronaldo is the captain of Portugal’s national team. Fernando Santos is the coach of Portugal’s national soccer team.

Portugal Soccer Team captain

Cristiano Ronaldo is the captain of Portugal’s national side. Check out the profile of Portugal’s captain of the moment.

Summary of the profile

  • Name: Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Age/Date of Birth: Feb 5, 1985 (37)
  • Birthplace: Funchal
  • Citizenship: Portugal
  • Height: 1,87 m
  • Position: Centre-Forward
  • Agent: Gestifute
  • International current: Portugal
  • Caps/Goals: 186 / 115

Portugal Soccer Team coach

Fernando Santos is the coach of Portugal’s national soccer team. Take a look at the summary of his profile for the coach currently in charge of the team.

Summary of the profile

  • Name: Fernando Santos
  • Age/Date of Birth: October 10, 1954 (67)
  • Birthplace: Lissabon
  • Citizenship: Portugal
  • Coaching Licence Training Licence
  • Avg. the term”coach” a term: 2.93 Years
  • The preferred formation is 4-1-4-1

Portugal Soccer Team in football world rankings

It is reported that the Portuguese football team is in eighth place within the FIFA rankings which is led by Belgium and it sees the swap for positions with Argentina as well as England as the only thing that has changed among the rankings.

Portugal Soccer Team’s trophy

FIFA World Cup results

Portugal has played seven times during the World Cup (FIFA World Cup qualification is not included).

2018Round of 16
2014Group Stage
2010Round of 16
20064th place
2002Group Stage
1998Not Qualified
1994Not Qualified
1990Not Qualified
1986Group Stage
1982Not Qualified
1978Not Qualified
1974Not Qualified
1970Not Qualified
19663rd place
1962Not Qualified
1958Not Qualified
1954Not Qualified
1950Not Qualified
1938Not Qualified
1934Not Qualified
1930Declination to participate

UEFA European Championship results

Portugal has played eight times at the European Championship (Euro).

2020Round of 16
2016Winners1. First tournament title
1992Not Qualified
1988Not Qualified
1980Not Qualified
1976Not Qualified
1972Not Qualified
1968Not Qualified
1964Not Qualified
1960Not Qualified

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