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FIFA World Cup (28 Days to go) : Team Profile – PORTUGAL

​European champions ​Portugal​ booked their spot in Russia after narrowly finishing top of Europe’s Group B on goal difference, edging out Switzerland on the final day to avoid the play-offs.

FIFA Ranking: 4

Continent: Europe

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World Cup History:

Qualifying Campaigs: 20

First stage appearances: 6

Semi final appearances: 2

Finals: 0

Titles: 0

First World Cup: 1966

Last World Cup: 2014

Best outing: Third Place (1966)

Key Player: CRISTIANO RONALDO

Ronaldo is all-time leading scorer for both Portugal and Real Madrid and has been named The Best FIFA Men’s Player for the last two years running. This will be his 4th World Cup finals.

MATCHES

June 15: PORTUGAL vs SPAIN

June 20: PORTUGAL vs MOROCCO

June 25: IR IRAN vs PORTUGAL

NEXT PROFILE (Tomorrow): SPAIN


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