Goalkeeper: Vitor Baia
Baia is considered one of the best goalkeepers of all time. Excellent performance in the Porto shirt helped Baia be called up to the Portuguese national team.
During his illustrious playing career, Vitor Baia won all 33 championships, including 27 titles with the Dragao team shirt and 6 titles with the Catalan giants, Barcelona.
Baia made a total of 80 appearances for the European Selecao. Baia was the mainstay of Portugal’s national team at Euro 1996, 2000, and the 2002 World Cup.
Right-back: Joao Domingos Pinto
Pinto is recognized by experts as one of the best defenders in Portuguese history. Pinto has more than a decade in the European Selecao, making 70 appearances, attending one World Cup and one Euro final.
Centre-back: Fernando Couto
Couto participated in the 2002 World Cup, competed with Portugal in 3 different Euro finals. The 53-year-old former player made his debut for the national team in December 1990 in a friendly match against the US. In total, Couto played 110 matches for the European Selecao.
Pepe was born in Brazil but chose to play for Portugal. Strong, aggressive, sure, the fighting spirit turns the former Real Madrid star into a solid ‘rock’ in front of the home team’s goal.
Pepe has more than 125 appearances for the European Selecao; participated in 3 World Cup finals and 4 Euro finals. He was part of Portugal’s team that reached the semi-finals of Euro 2012 and won Euro 2016.
Left-back: Fabio Coentrao
Coentrao is one of the most prominent left-backs of Portuguese football. He made his European Selecao debut in November 2009. The former Real Madrid star shone on his home team’s journey to the semi-finals of Euro 2012. In total, Coentrao made 52 appearances for the national team.
Midfielder: Paulo Sousa
Sousa is considered by many fans to be a member of the golden generation of Portuguese football. The 52-year-old former player competes in the 2022 World Cup, participating in 2 Euro finals with the European Selecao.
Sousa is distinguished by his ability to tackle the ball, regulate the game, and smart tactical thinking. In total, Sousa has 51 appearances throughout 11 years of dedication to the national team.
Midfielder: Joao Moutinho
Moutinho made his Portuguese debut in 2005 when he turned 18. The 36-year-old midfielder has a versatile play style, rich in combat experience. Moutinho impressed at the 2006 World Cup, became the mainstay of the home team at Euro 2008, World Cup 2010, Euro 2012, World Cup 2014, Euro 2016, World Cup 2018, Euro 2020.
Household: Rui Costa
Costa is one of the best attacking midfielders of his generation. The former Portuguese player possesses the ability to score goals, tactical vision, and impressive technical qualities. In total, Costa made 94 appearances, scoring 26 goals for the national team.
Right striker: Luis Figo
Figo is an indispensable face in the Portuguese dream team. The former Real Madrid player made 127 appearances between 1991 and 2006. Figo was a key factor as the European Selecao reached the final of Euro 2004.
Left striker: Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo is the greatest goalscorer in Portuguese history. CR7 is a European Selecao member who reached the final of Euro 2004, won Euro 2016, won the UEFA Nations League 2019. He won the title of Euro 2020 Top Scorer.
Eusebio is the perfect scoring machine in the history of Portuguese football. Legendary Eusebio won the Golden Ball in 1965, 3 Champions League Golden Shoe titles in 1966, 1968 and 1973.
In the national team shirt, Eusebio scored 41 goals in 64 matches, making a great contribution when the European Selecao finished 3rd at the 1966 World Cup. In total, ‘Black Panther’ owns 440 goals after 473 matches for Benfica.
Mr. Nguyen – according to xevathethao.vn | 09:13 11/28/2022