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Portugal


Federation founded: 1914
FIFA member since: 1923
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: Red and green
Nickname: A Selecção
World Cups qualified for: 6 (of 20)
Best results: 3rd place 1966

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 26 W 13 D 4 L 9 GF 43 GA 29 Pts 43
Portugal are 17th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1938 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1950 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1954 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1958 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Semifinal 3 Squad Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1978 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1982 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1986 First round 17 Squad Qualifiers
1990 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2002 First round 21 Squad Qualifiers
2006 Semifinal 4 Squad Qualifiers
2010 Round of 16 11 Squad Qualifiers
2014 First round 18 Squad Qualifiers

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) 1966, 2006
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 7-0 vs North Korea 2010
Biggest loss 0-4 vs Germany 2014
Most wins in a row 4
Most losses in a row 3
Longest unbeaten run 5
Longest run without win 4
Longest run qualifying 4 (2002 - )
Longest run not qualifying 7 (1930-62)
Penalty shoot-outs 1 win, 0 loss
POR vs Europe W6 - D1 - L6
POR vs South America W1 - D1 - L0
POR vs Asia W3 - D0 - L1
POR vs Africa W2 - D1 - L1
POR vs N/C America W1 - D1 - L1

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Cristiano Ronaldo 13 2006-14
Simão 11 2006-10
Ricardo Carvalho 10 2006-10
Luis Figo 10 2002-06
Pedro Pauleta 9 2002-06
Petit 9 2002-06
Tiago 9 2006-10

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Eusebio 9 1966
Pedro Pauleta 4 2002-06
Jose Augusto 3 1966
Cristiano Ronaldo 3 2006-14
Jose Torres 3 1966
Maniche 2 2006
Simão 2 2006-10
Tiago 2 2006-10


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1966 1R Hungary W 3-1 1R Bulgaria W 3-0 1R Brazil W 3-1 QF North Korea W 5-3 SF England L 1-2 3/4 Soviet Union W 2-1 1986 1R England W 1-0 1R Poland L 0-1 1R Morocco L 1-3 2002 1R United States L 2-3 1R Poland W 4-0 1R South Korea L 0-1 2006 1R Angola W 1-0 1R Iran W 2-0 1R Mexico W 2-1 2R Netherlands W 1-0 QF England [3-1 ap] D 0-0 SF France L 0-1 3/4 Germany L 1-3 2010 1R Côte d'Ivoire D 0-0 1R North Korea W 7-0 1R Brazil D 0-0 2R Spain L 0-1 2014 1R Germany L 0-4 1R United States D 2-2 1R Ghana W 2-1



 

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