The Portuguese national team’s coach announced its expanded list of 30 players for the Brazilian world. No surprise has aroused our curiosity. Here are the pre-selected!
This summer, Portugal will have to do everything to get out of a complicated group that will put it in the grips with Germany, Ghana and the United States. To build a solid workforce and get up to speed after wheezy playoffs, the Lusitanians Paulo Bento coach has pre-selected 30 players who will have the duty to make millions of supporters proud. Cristiano Ronaldo, Rolando, Moutinho and Quaresma are part of this list. Here is the rest of the Portuguese called by their boss.
Anthony Lopes (Lyon), Beto (Seville), Eduardo (SC Braga), Rui Patrício (sporting)
André Almeida (Benfica), Antunes (Málaga), Bruno Alves (Fenerbahçe), Fábio Coentrão (Real Madrid), João Pereira (Valencia), Neto (Zenit), Pepe (Real Madrid), Ricardo Costa (Valencia), Rolando (Inter)
André Gomes (Benfica), João Mário (Vitória FC), João Moutinho (Monaco), Miguel Veloso (d. Kiev), Raul Meireles (Fenerbahçe), Rúben Amorim (Benfica), William Carvalho (sporting)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Éder (SC Braga), Héldera (Lazio), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Ivan Cavaleiro (Benfica), Nani (Manchester United), Rafa (SC Braga), Ricardo Quaresma (FC Porto), Varela (FC Porto), Vieirinha (Wolfsburg).