Portugal Features

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Ronaldo: World Cup would crown career Video

ESPN staff and Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 17 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo has told So Foot Junior of his desire to win the World Cup with Portugal this summer -- and believes it is possible with hard work. • Pick your Ultimate XI • Ronaldo relishing underdog role Ronaldo has won many trop...

Bento extends Portugal stay

PA Sport | April, 9 2014

Paulo Bento has agreed a two-year contract extension to remain as Portugal coach until the end of Euro 2016. • World Cup Daily The 44-year-old took charge of the national team in 2010, replacing Carlos Queiroz, and led the side to the semi...

Ronaldo relishes Portugal's WC underdog role Video

ESPN staff | March, 28 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo said he is glad that Portugal are not considered among the leading contenders to win the World Cup. "That takes the pressure off of us," Ronaldo told the media on Friday during a publicity campaign for a new World C...

Report: No FIFA ruling yet on Fernando switch

ESPN staff | March, 28 2014

FIFA has no timetable to act on a reported request by the Portugal federation for a switch in allegiance by FC Porto's Brazilian born Fernando, according to a report. "We can not give an estimate on the expected deadlines," a spokesman f...

Portugal to train at home of New York Jets

Associated Press | March, 26 2014

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal will train for the World Cup at a different type of football facility. The New York Jets said Wednesday that Portugal will be based at the NFL team's training center from June 3-9 an...

Mourinho: Messi still among world greats

ESPNFC Staff |

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are already all-time football greats, despite neither having won a World Cup. "He [Messi] is great, he is great. I don't think he needs to win with Argentina to...

Ronaldo: Goal record was 'natural'

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | March, 6 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo played down his latest record as “natural” after a double strike in Portugal's 5-1 friendly win over Cameroon on Wednesday established him as his country's all-time top international goalscorer. Ronaldo had been lev...

Mourinho: 'U.S. can create problems in Brazil' Video

Associated Press | March, 6 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he sees the potential for the U.S. team to "create problems" at the World Cup, according to a report. •McIntyre: The great U.S. debate • Carlisle: U.S. wastes warmup | McIntyre: Tough night in Cyprus ...

Portugal coach hands 20-year-olds a 1st call-up

Associated Press | February, 28 2014

LISBON, Portugal -- Ivan Cavaleiro and Rafa, two of Portugal's best young players, have earned their first senior call-ups for next week's friendly against Cameroon. Portugal coach Paulo Bento included the under-21 standouts in his 23-man s...

El Tri to play Bosnia, Portugal before World Cup Video

Associated Press | February, 14 2014

NEW YORK -- Mexico will play Bosnia-Herzegovina at Chicago's Soldier Field on June 3 and three days later face Portugal at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., in its final exhibition game before heading to the World Cup in Brazil. #INSERT type...

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