Portugal has named arguably one of the strongest squads ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, which is set to commence on the 20th of November. This would be the final dance for some of the biggest names in football history which, include Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and so on.
Portugal, who would be making their eighth appearance in the competition, would be looking to outdo their 1966 record of finishing in third place of the competition. All eyes would be on coach Fernando Santos and captain Cristiano Ronaldo to make this incredible feat happen.
Portuguese World Cup 2022 Squad
Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (Porto), Rui Patricio (Roma), Jose Sa (Wolves).
Defenders: Joao Cancelo (Manchester City), Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Nuno Mendes (Paris Saint-Germain), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Pepe (Porto), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund), Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint-Germain), Antonio Silva.
Midfielders: Joao Palhinha (Fulham), Matheus Nunes (Wolverhampton Wanderers), William Carvalho (Real Betis), Ruben Neves (Wolves), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Mario (Benfica), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Vitinha (Paris Saint-Germain), Otavio.
Forwards: Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Andre Silva (RB Leipzig), Rafael Leao (AC Milan), Ricardo Horta (Braga), Goncalo Ramos.
Portugal, who is in Group H of the competition, would take on opponents Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea in the group stages of the competition. Eyes would be on Portugal vs Uruguay as it would be a repeat of the 2018 round of 16 fixture for the Portuguese side, who would be looking for a different outcome this time around.