Portugal Team World Cup 2014: All the latest football team news, including the latest Portugal team fixtures, live scores, results, pictures and statistics.
Portugal 's Cristiano Ronaldo and Cristiano Ronaldo 's Portugal .|
The central issue is the 2013 Ballon employer can lead his team to go far away countries at this World Cup .
So this is the 3rd time in a row , Portugal overcome the challenges in qualifying for the finals in the presence of playoff series . A key factor of this success is none other but the Real Madrid star .
After a close second in the qualifying table , Ronaldo helped Portugal win 4-2 after 2 leg - before Sweden 's Zlatan Ibrahimovic , win tickets to Brazil .
Shows why the best player in the world now , this class striker has scored four consecutive goals in the second leg and the crowd makes the chisel incessantly . In particular , Ronaldo 's hat-trick in the decisive win in Brazil when the performance Sweden also played very well .
Although Portugal seems to be a strong team through the eyes of the media , but the team also needs to overcome deficiencies . Can the defense is solid, but the midfield needs to be more focused .
No doubt , Ronaldo and veteran midfielder Nani , with coach Paulo Bento , the main threat for the opponent, but Helder Postiga put a question mark remains over whether he can lead the team .
Another important character is Joao Moutinho , Monaco midfielder . He is expected to hold an important part in the play of Portugal .
World Cup 2014 Portugal National Team
World Cup 2014 Portugal Schedule Group G
Portugal is the 29th country to have qualified for the World Cup Brazil after having qualified on the 19th of November 2013. Portugal was 1 of the 8 UEFA countries to play the continental play-offs. Their opponent was Sweden which played in 11 World Cups. This was the continental play-off everyone was talking about. 2 favourites and 2 star players Cristiano Ronaldo against Zlatan Ibrahimović. Only 1 of them will play in the 2014 World Cup. It is Cristiano Ronaldo. In the World Cup 2014 Portugal national team’s first match it was he who scored the only goal of the match: 1-0. However in their 2nd match which ended in a 2-3 win, he scored an impressive hat-trick. The 2 wins resulted in a World Cup ticket to the promised land.
World Cup 2014 Portugal Players
Players who will probably be selected for the World Cup 2014 Portugal national team are:
Head Coach: Paulo Bento (Portuguese)
Portugal World Cup History
How Many World Cups Played: 5
GP=Games played, W=Wins, D=Draws, L=Losses, GF=Goals scored, GA=Goals against
Did You Know Portugal:
World Cup Awards
1966 – Match for the third place: Portugal played their first World Cup excellently and won the match for the third place with 2-1 against Soviet Union.
1986 – Group stage: Although the results are similar to the 2002 World Cup results, the goal difference is for the first and last time so far negative:
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