Portugal 23-Man team squad for World Cup 2023 will be lead by none other than Cristiano Ronaldo, the Ballon D’or Winner for too many times and the legendary football players of his times (Currently Active). This team is now a strongest and toughest one to compete as Fernando Santos has done his job. Beside having Cristiano Ronaldo on board, the Portugal team still rely on their back that has been quite fruitful for them during Euro Cup 2018. While the central midfield is still weaker, Santos the coach would like to use the 4-4-2 strategy during the mega event using Ronaldo, Silva and Jao Mario perfectly.
Official Portugal Team Squad/Lineup
This team is dangerously lacking a better attack as they have been engaged in the traditional setup which now has to be ended. This time, Andre Silva and Goncalo Guedes could be replaced by Nani and Quaresma any time by FIFA World Cup 2018 is approaching. Andre Silva is place on attacking side along with Ronaldo, Bernando and Nani.
Williams Carvallho, Jao Mario and Moutinho are given midfield roles. Pepe is expected to remain at defene side along wih Luiz Neto. On the other side, Raphael Guerreiro and Joao Cancelo could have a position at full back.
Portugal Schedule 2018 World Cup
Portugal would play their 1st match against Spain on June 15, 2018, Morocco would be their 2nd competitor on June 20, 2018. Portugal would play their 3rd match on June 25, 2018 against Brazil.
- Portugal vs Spain– 15 June 2018
- Portugal vs Morocco– 20 June 2018
- Portugal vs Brazil– 25 June 2018
Main Players of Portugal
There is no need to tell that Ronaldo is key player of Portugal as it is clear decided. He has been a top goal scorer for Portugal which is enough for Portugal fans to know that he is actually a key player. Andre Silva is currently another important player of this team for the FIFA World Cup 2018.
|1||Rui Patrício||Sporting CP||32||GK|
|3||José Sá||FC Porto||30||GK|
|10||Raphaël Guerreiro||Borussia Dortmund||24||Defender|
|11||João Cancelo||Inter Milan||23||Defender|
|12||Ricardo Pereira||FC Porto||24||Defender|
|14||Bernardo Silva||Manchester City||25||Midfielder|
|15||João Moutinho||AS Monaco||30||Midfielder|
|17||Danilo Pereira||FC Porto||26||Midfielder|
|18||Manuel Fernandes||Lokomotiv Moscow||32||Midfielder|
|19||João Mário||West Ham United||25||Midfielder|
|20||André Silva||AC Milan||22||Forward|
|22||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||33||Forward|