Schedule fixtures with team squad roster, official jersey and HD Wallpapers of Portugal national football team for FIFA World Cup 2018. All 23 players, team captain, upcoming matches of Portugal for 2018 Football World Cup available here. The European Champions have qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the 7th time in their history. After winning the UEFA Euro competition in France two years ago, the Navigators are boosted with confidence. Cristiano and company are eager to begin their campaign with a win. Let’s see how far they can go.
What is the schedule of Portugal for 2018 FIFA World Cup?
Portugal is in Group B with Spain, Morocco, and Iran. The group is considered as one of the toughest groups of this World Cup. Their first match is scheduled against one time World Champions and two times European Champions Spain. It will be played on 15th of June at the Fish Olympic stadium located in Sochi. Find the schedule of other teams in IST.
|Portugal vs Spain||15 June 2018||11:30 pm||6:00 pm||Fisht Stadium|
|Portugal vs Morocco||20 June 2018||5:30 pm||12:00 pm||Luzhniki Stadium|
|Iran vs Portugal||25 June 2018||11:30 pm||6:00 pm||Mordovia Arena|
Portugal 2018 FIFA World Cup Team Squad Roster
The team squad roster of Portugal is announced by the head coach Fernando Santos. The manager who guided Portugal to lift the first ever major trophy will again be the main coach of the team. Total 23 players of Portugal national football team will go to Russia for the finals with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Andre Silva, Ricardo Quaresma and others.
The squad will be missing Renato Sanches who had a great run in Euro two years ago. Eder, the only goal scorer in the final of Euro also ruled out of the squad. The other players who are not going to Russia are Ricardo Carvalho and Andre Gomes. Nine players who started the final of UEFA Euro 2016 have been picked up by Fernando Santos for the World Cup matches. You may also like to see Argentina 2018 FIFA World Cup team squad.
|Rui Patricio||Sporting Lisbon|
|Jose Fonte||Dalian Yifang|
|Raphael Guerreiro||Borussia Dortmund|
|Adrien Silva||Leicester City|
|Bruno Fernandes||Sporting Lisbon|
|Joao Mario||West Ham United|
|William Carvalho||Sporting Lisbon|
|Andre Silva||AC Milan|
|Bernardo Silva||Manchester City|
|Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid|
|Gelson Martins||Sporting Lisbon|
After announcing the squad, Fernando Santos said “It hurts not to be able to include all the players who were with us in the European Championship. All of them helped us write a brilliant page in the history of Portuguese Football. I have to make my decisions taking into consideration the players I believe will best fit the puzzle. I trust these players the same way I trusted the players who played at Euro 2016.”
See also: FIFA World Cup 2018 official mascot
Portugal 2018 FIFA World Cup Kit
The official jersey of Portugal for FIFA World Cup is not released yet, but we can provide you leaked images of home jersey. Home jersey of Portugal is the combination of Portuguese colors which are red and green. Simple yet impressive kit has been designed by the kit supplier Nike. V shape colors are featured with green outings with two red and green stripes.
See also: FIFA World Cup 2018 Trophy Tour Schedule
Nike Golden logo is provided on the left chest and the team crest is embroidered on right chest. Some beautiful work is also done on sleeves that make it different from other jerseys. A button is also there below the V-shaped collar. Red shorts and green shorts complete the Portugal kit for 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The all-new Portugal 2018 FIFA World Cup kit will be released in March 2018. So how much you like them?
Portugal 2018 FIFA World Cup HD Wallpapers
Time to see some high definition wallpapers of Portugal designed for FIFA World Cup 2018.