Euro 2024: With Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and four Parisians… Portugal list

Euro 2024: With Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and four Parisians… Portugal list

Will we have to rely on this Portuguese team for Euro 2024? However, as in every competition, their team has enough to place them among the natural favourites. On Tuesday, coach Roberto Martinez revealed his list of 26 players to represent the team Selection of quinas In Germany next month (June 14 – July 14).

A list without much surprise: the Spanish technician relied on a group he knows well. We find there in particular, and of course, the legend Cristiano Ronaldo, who will therefore improve his record of participation in the European Championships this summer with his sixth European Summer (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020 and therefore 2024). At 39 years old, the man who scored 42 goals in 42 matches this season with Al-Nassr (Saudi Arabia) remains one of the pillars of this group.

The Portuguese captain, who holds Portugal's record for international matches (206) and goals (126), will be accompanied by an intelligent mix of youth and experience. This is evidenced by the presence of Pepe, 41 years old and 136 caps, but also the presence of the four Portuguese players from Paris Saint-Germain: Danilo Pereira (32 years, 71 caps), Nuno Mendes (21 years, 20 caps), Vitinha ( 24 years, 15 caps) and Gonzalo Ramos (22 years, 11 caps).

Around them we find some big names in European football, such as Manchester City players Ruben Dias and Bernardo Silva, or Manchester United attacking midfielder Bruno Fernandes, or strikers Joao Felix (Barcelona), Rafael Leao (Milan) and Diogo Jota (Liverpool). ). But also some nuggets and talents of the Portuguese championship, such as defenders Antonio Silva (20 years old, Benfica) and Gonzalo Inacio (22 years old, Sporting Lisbon), or midfielder Joao Neves (19 years old, Benfica).

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Portugal will be favorites in Group F, where they will face the Czech Republic (June 18, 9pm), Turkey (June 22, 6pm) and Georgia (June 26, 9pm).

the list

Guardians. Diogo Costa (Porto), Jose Sa (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Rui Patricio (Roma).

Defenders. Antonio Silva (Benfica, Portugal) Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint-Germain)– Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Gonzalo Inacio (Sporting Lisbon), Joao Cancelo (Barcelona), Nelson Semedo (Wolverhampton Wanderers). Nuno Mendes (Paris Saint-Germain)Pepe (Porto), Ruben Dias (Manchester City).

Midfielders. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Neves (Benfica), Joao Baleña (Fulham), Otavio Montero (Al Nasr), Ruben Neves (Al Hilal). Vitinha (Paris Saint-Germain).

attackers. Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nasr), Diogo Jota (Liverpool), Francisco Conceicao (Porto), Gonzalo Ramos (Paris Saint-Germain)Joao Felix (Barcelona), Pedro Neto (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Rafael Leao (Milan).

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