Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup

Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup Portugal has a very exciting national football team that has been competing numerous times in the highly competitive UEFA European Championship. Portugal recently competed in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, landing on a 19 th place in their Group. Now, the team is set to reveal the newest squad for the upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

With a population of more than 10 million people, Portugal has become one of the most successful football teams in the world. The national team is considered to be one of the best in Europe and even managed to win the Euro 2016 Championship.

The team has consistently been a contender for the FIFA World Cup, but they have yet to win it. The current roster of Portugal’s national football team is made up of many talented players and features several key players who are considered to be some of the most influential in their respective positions.

Here is a break down of each player on Portugal’s current squad (Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup):

Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup

NameDay of BirthPositionCurrent Club
Costa, Diogo9/19/1999GoalkeeperPortugalFC Porto
Patrício, Rui2/15/1988GoalkeeperItalyAS Roma
Cancelo, João5/27/1994Right BackEnglandManchester City
Pepe2/26/1983Centre BackPortugalFC Porto
Mendes, Nuno6/19/2002Left BackFranceParis Saint-Germain
Guerreiro, Raphaël12/22/1993Left BackGermanyBorussia Dortmund
Dalot, Diogo3/18/1999Right BackEnglandManchester United
Dias, Rúben5/14/1997Centre BackEnglandManchester City
Fonte, José12/22/1983Centre BackFranceLille OSC
Mário Rui5/27/1991Left BackItalySSC Napoli
Pereira, Danilo9/9/1991Defensive MidfielderFranceParis Saint-Germain
Fernandes, Bruno9/8/1994Centre MidfielderEnglandManchester United
Silva, Bernardo8/10/1994Attacking MidfielderEnglandManchester City
Neves, Rúben3/13/1997Defensive MidfielderEnglandWolverhampton Wanderers
Otávio2/9/1995Attacking MidfielderPortugalFC Porto
Carvalho, William4/7/1992Centre MidfielderSpainReal Betis Sevilla
Moutinho, João9/8/1986Centre MidfielderEnglandWolverhampton Wanderers
Vitinha2/13/2000Centre MidfielderFranceParis Saint-Germain
Nunes, Matheus8/27/1998Centre MidfielderEnglandWolverhampton Wanderers
Horta, Ricardo9/15/1994Right MidfielderPortugalSporting Braga
Palhinha, João7/9/1995Defensive MidfielderEnglandFulham FC
João Mário1/19/1993Attacking MidfielderPortugalBenfica Lisboa
Cristiano Ronaldo2/5/1985Left WingerEnglandManchester United
Diogo Jota12/4/1996Left WingerEnglandLiverpool FC
Leão, Rafael6/10/1999Left WingerItalyAC Milan
Silva, André11/6/1995Centre ForwardGermanyRB Leipzig
Guedes, Gonçalo11/29/1996Right WingerEnglandWolverhampton Wanderers
João Félix11/10/1999Secondary strikerSpainAtlético Madrid

Possible Line-Up for Portugal Nation Team 2022 World Cup

Portugal XI (4-3-3): Diogo Costa; Cancelo, Dias, Pepe, Mendes; Neves, Vitinha, Fernandes; Bernardo Silva, Ronaldo, Leao

The first choice between the sticks should be Diogo Costa, with Porto replacing the more experienced Rui Patricio for the qualifiers and now looking poised to be Portugal’s number 1.

The second choice between the sticks should be Rui Patricio, as he has proven time and time again that he is one of the best goalkeepers in Europe. He has experience on his side and proved himself to be a top quality keeper when called upon for Portugal during Euro 2016.

Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup
Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup

Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup In the defensive line, Ruben Dias and Pepe are likely to be the two central defenders, while Mendes and Cancelo are the main options.

Neves can play the holding midfield position, while Vitinha is slightly superior. At the same time, Fernandes will be the most offensive option. The choice of the midfield will be interesting, as it is a place where Portugal can make up for their lack of depth.

Portugal National Football Team Squad 2022 World Cup Bernardo Silva is likely to play as one of the two central midfielders and provide creativity alongside Rony Lopes.

At the same time, Joao Moutinho and Gelson Martins are also options in this role.

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