Portugal National Football Team,EURO Champion

Portugal’s national men’s team in international football, whose activities are regulated by the Portuguese Football Federation, the highest governing body of Portuguese football. The team has been a member of FIFA, the highest governing body of football since 1923, and has been a member of their regional body, UEFA, since 1954. On 16 December 1921, Portugal participated in the first international game; Portugal lost 3–1 to Spain in that match in Madrid, Spain. Portugal are the reigning champions of the UEFA Nations League, having beaten the Netherlands 1–0 in 2019.

With a capacity of 37,593, the Estadio Nacionale Os Navegadores hosts all their home matches. The group is headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal. Fernando Costa Santos is currently the manager of the team and Cristiano Ronaldo, the attacking player of Juventus, is the captain.


FIFA World Cup

Portugal have played in six FIFA World Cups so far, the best of which has been finishing third in the 198 FIFA World Cup, where they beat the Soviet Union 2–1. Portugal, on the other hand, have participated in the UEFA European Championship six times so far, the best of which has been winning the UEFA Euro 2016 title, where they beat France 1–0. Also, Portugal finished third in the 2016 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulata, Eusebio, Luis Figo and Pep have rocked the field in Portugal jerseys.



In the FIFA World Rankings, published in May 2010, Portugal ranked first in their history (3rd) and in the rankings published in August 1998, they ranked 43rd, the lowest in their history. On the other hand, Portugal’s highest position in the World Football Elo rating is 2nd (which they achieved in 2006) and lowest position is 42. The following is a list of current FIFA world rankings and world football rankings:

FIFA world rankings

FIFA World Rankings as of 28 May 2021

Position     change       team      points

3           Unchanged  Brazil     1842.75
4           Unchanged  England   17.6
5           Unchanged  Portugal  16.12
6           Unchanged  Spain     1847.13
7           Unchanged  Italy       1842.06

World football came rating
As of June 2, 2021, World Football Elo Rating [2]
Position       change      team      points
3              Unchanged   France    207
4              Unchanged   Spain     2038
5                increase1   Portugal  2034
6                Increase2      Italy      2007
7                Growth2   Argentina 1991


FIFA World Cup
Third place: 1966
4th place: 2006

UEFA European Championship

Champion: 2016
Runner-up: 2004

FIFA Confederations Cup

Third place: 2017
UEFA Nations League
Champion: 2018–19
Summer Olympics
4th place: 1996


Skydome Cup
Champion: 1995
Brazil Independence Cup
Runner-up: 1972
FIFA World Cup Best Entertainment Team: 2006
Loreus World Sports Awards Team of the Year:
Nomination: 2017

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