Portugal has announced its squad for the upcoming World Cup 2022 in the month of November. The World Cup will be held in Qatar this season. Portugal have to play against Ghana, South Korea and Uruguay in the group stage. Portugal were the champions of 2018/19 Nations League games. Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has also been called up by his national team for the start of a new campaign. Some other big names in the Portugal squad are Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes, FC Porto’s Pepe and AC Milan’s Rafa Leao. The winners of the first season of UEFA Nations League comes up with big names as they prepare to win the World cup trophy. Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo and midfielder Bernardo Silva also made the cut to the squad. Coach Fernando Santos has chosen a pretty strong Portugal side with star studded names. With this squad, Portugal are hot favorites to win this time. Let’s see Portugal Squad for World Cup 2022.
Portugal World Cup 2022 Squad
Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (FC Porto), Jose Sa (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Rui Patricio (AS Roma).
Defenders: Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Joao Cancelo (Manchester City), Danilo Pereira (Paris St Germain), Pepe (FC Porto), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Antonio Silva (SL Benfica), Nuno Mendes (Paris St Germain), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund).
Midfielders: Joao Palhinha (Fulham FC), Ruben Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Mario (SL Benfica), Matheus Nunes (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Vitinha (Paris St Germain), William Carvalho (Real Betis), Otavio (FC Porto).
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Rafael Leao (AC Milan), Ricardo Horta (SC Braga), Goncalo Ramos (FC Benfica), Andre Silva (RB Leipzig).
Portugal World Cup 2022 Group
Portugal have been placed in Group H for the 2022 World Cup alongside Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea.
Portugal World Cup 2022 Schedule
- Portugal vs Ghana – November 24
- Portugal vs Uruguay – November 28
- South Korea vs Portugal – December 2
Portugal will begin their World Cup campaign on November 24. They will play their first match against Ghana. They will then face Uruguay on November 28. Portugal will wrap things up by playing their final game of group stage against South Korea on December 2.