It is for the sixth time, that Portugal is all set to mark their presence at their sixth successive world cup to be hosted in Qatar from November 2022. Portugal is known to be one of the best squads to appear in the World Cup and there are huge expectations from the team to bag the upcoming Prestigious FIFA World Cup 2022 title.
Some of the big names would find their place in the Portugal Squad for the World Cup.
The 37-year-old, Cristiano Ronaldo who is one of the best players in the history of the soccer tournament will once again lead the team as a captain for the upcoming important event. Since 2008, he has remained captain of the team, and the five-time Ballon D’Or winner is once again hoping for a big win for his team in Qatar. It will interesting to watch these great players attacking the field against the top contenders.
World Cup 2022 Portugal Coach
Fernando Santos is once again ready to guide the Portugal team as head coach for the FIFA World Cup. He has been associated with the squad since 2014 leading the team to victory at the 2016 Euro Cup against the host team France. Also, the team performed well in the previous edition of the World Cup and Euro matches managing to finish in the last 16 stages.
Portugal has participated in the world cup seven times and it is at their maiden appearance in 1966 showcased outstanding performance finishing at the finals for the third position. In the previous five editions of the FIFA World Cup, the Portugal team has managed to finish in the final round, whereas in 2018 was defeated by Uruguay 2-1 in the 16th round.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Portugal Team Squad
Portugal’s squad will include some of the star players in the form of Joao Felix, Bruno Fernandes, Diogo Jota, and Andre Silva along with their captain Cristiano Ronaldo.
Portugal potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:
Goalkeeper : Diogo Costa (Porto), Rui Patrício (Roma), Anthony Lopes (Lyon), Rui Silva (Real Betis) Defenders : Joao Cancelo (Manchester City), Gonçalo Inácio (Sporting), Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Nuno Mendes (PSG), Jose Fonte (Lille), Pepe (Porto), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund), David Carmo (Braga), Domingos Duarte (Granada) Midfielders : Danilo Pereira (PSG), Joao Palhinha (Sporting CP), Matheus Nunes (Sporting CP), William Carvalho (Real Betis), Ruben Neves (Wolves), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Moutinho (Wolves), Otávio Monteiro (Porto), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Vitinha (PSG) Forwards : Joao Felix (Atlético Madrid), Andre Silva (RB Leipzig), Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Diogo Jota (Liverpool), Rafael Leao (AC Milan), Gonçalo Guedes (Valencia), Ricardo Horta (Braga)