Portugal national futsal team

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Portugal
Portuguese Football Federation.svg
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Selecção das Quinas
AssociationFederação Portuguesa de Futebol
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJorge Braz
CaptainRicardinho
Most capsArnaldo Pereira (208)
Top scorerRicardinho (135)
FIFA codePOR
FIFA ranking4 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Spain 4–0 Portugal 
(A Coruña, Spain; 9 February 1987)
Biggest win
 Portugal 56–0 Timor-Leste 
(Macau, China; 9 October 2006)
Biggest defeat
 Portugal 0–8 Brazil 
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 1 December 2000)
World Cup
Appearances5 (First in 2000)
Best resultBronze medal world centered-2.svg Third place, (2000)
European Championship
Appearances9 (First in 1999)
Best resultGold medal europe.svg Winners (2018)
World Cup
Appearances5 (First in 1985)
Best resultChampions, (1991)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances1 (First in 2010)
Best result6th place, (2010)

The Portugal national futsal team represents Portugal in international futsal competitions such as the FIFA Futsal World Cup and the European Championships and is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation.

Portugal has played in five FIFA Futsal World Cups. Their best result a third place in 2000 in Guatemala.[2] In the European Championships, they were crowned champions in 2018.

Competitive record[edit]

A gold background colour indicates that Portugal won the tournament, a silver background colour indicates the runner-up, and a bronze background colour indicates third place in the tournament. A green border colour indicates that the tournament was hosted in Portugal.

FIFA Futsal World Cup[edit]

FIFA World Cup record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
Netherlands 1989 Did not enter
Hong Kong 1992 Did not qualify
Spain 1996
Guatemala 2000 Third place 8 5 0 3 23 23
Taiwan 2004 Second round 6 3 1 2 18 8
Brazil 2008 First round 4 3 0 1 15 8
Thailand 2012 Quarter-finals 5 2 1 2 18 14
Colombia 2016 Fourth place 7 4 2 1 26 11
Lithuania 2020 To be determined
Total 5/9 30 17 4 9 100 64

UEFA European Futsal Championship[edit]

European Championship record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
Spain 1996 Did not qualify
Spain 1999 First round 3 0 2 1 4 6
Russia 2001 Did not qualify
Italy 2003 First round 3 1 1 1 10 12
Czech Republic 2005 First round 3 1 0 2 9 14
Portugal 2007 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 13 7
Hungary 2010 Runners-up 5 1 2 2 12 14
Croatia 2012 Quarter-finals 3 2 0 1 7 5
Belgium 2014 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 18 17
Serbia 2016 Quarter-finals 3 1 0 2 9 11
Slovenia 2018 Champions 5 5 0 0 23 9
Total 9/11 35 15 7 13 105 95

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World Cup[edit]

FIFUSA Futsal World Championship record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
Brazil 1982 Did not enter
Spain 1985 Second round ? ? ? ? ? ?
Australia 1988 Fourth place 8 3 2 3 23 18
Italy 1991 Champions ? ? ? ? ? ?
Argentina 1994 Second round 6 3 0 3 13 12
Mexico 1997 Second round ? ? ? ? ? ?
Bolivia 2000 Did not enter
Paraguay 2003
Argentina 2007
Colombia 2011
Belarus 2015
Argentina 2019 TBD
Total 5/12 ? ? ? ? ? ?

Grand Prix de Futsal[edit]

Grand Prix de Futsal record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
Brazil 2005 Did not enter
Brazil 2006
Brazil 2007
Brazil 2008
Brazil 2009
Brazil 2010 Sixth place 6 3 0 3 10 13
Brazil 2011 Did not enter
Brazil 2013
Brazil 2014
Brazil 2015
Total 1/11 6 3 0 3 10 13

Confederations Cup[edit]

Confederations Cup record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
Libya 2009 Did not enter - - - - - -
Brazil 2013 Did not enter - - - - - -
Kuwait 2014 Did not enter - - - - - -
Total 1/3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Futsal Mundialito[edit]

Futsal Mundialito record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
Italy 1994 Did not enter
Brazil 1995
Brazil 1996
Brazil 1998
Brazil 2001 Third place 4 2 1 1 8 6
Italy 2002 Did not enter
Portugal 2006 Champions 4 4 0 0 31 3
Portugal 2007 Champions 4 4 0 0 23 6
Portugal 2008 Champions 4 4 0 0 34 1
Total 4/9 16 14 1 1 96 16
Note: Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

All-Time Statistics[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up to the Portugal squad for the fixtures against Japan on 30 and 31 October 2018.[3]
Caps and goals are correct as of 18 September 2018.

Head coach: Jorge Braz

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK André Sousa (1986-02-25) 25 February 1986 (age 32) 83 2 Portugal Sporting CP
1GK Vítor Hugo (1982-11-30) 30 November 1982 (age 36) 55 1 Portugal Braga/AAUM

2DF João Matos (1987-02-21) 21 February 1987 (age 31) 130 18 Portugal Sporting CP
2DF Fábio Cecílio (1993-04-30) 30 April 1993 (age 25) 61 16 Portugal SL Benfica
2DF André Coelho (1993-10-30) 30 October 1993 (age 25) 35 12 Portugal SL Benfica
2DF Nílson Miguel (1992-05-10) 10 May 1992 (age 26) 22 1 Portugal Braga/AAUM
2DF Erick Mendonça (1995-07-21) 21 July 1995 (age 23) 2 0 Portugal Sporting CP

3MF Ricardinho (1985-09-03) 3 September 1985 (age 33) 158 135 Spain Inter FS
3MF Pedro Cary (1984-05-10) 10 May 1984 (age 34) 143 35 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Bruno Coelho (1987-08-01) 1 August 1987 (age 31) 96 30 Portugal SL Benfica
3MF Tiago Brito (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 27) 62 16 Portugal SL Benfica
3MF Pany Varela (1989-02-25) 25 February 1989 (age 29) 29 4 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Tiago Cruz (1995-07-05) 5 July 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Portugal Rio Ave

4FW Tunha (1984-10-24) 24 October 1984 (age 34) 12 2 Portugal Burinhosa

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have also been called up to the Portugal squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK João Azevedo (1992-10-22) 22 October 1992 (age 26) 0 0 Portugal Burinhosa Training camp, 25 September 2018
GK Rui Cardoso (1993-12-31) 31 December 1993 (age 24) 0 0 Portugal Modicus Sandim Training camp, 25 September 2018
GK Eduardo Sousa (1996-08-19) 19 August 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Spain Xota FS Training camp, 25 September 2018
GK Bebé (1983-05-19) 19 May 1983 (age 35) 119 0 Portugal SL Benfica v.  Serbia, 4 April 2018

DF Afonso Jesus (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 20) 3 0 Portugal SL Benfica v.  Serbia, 4 April 2018

MF Fábio Lima (1988-10-16) 16 October 1988 (age 30) 30 5 Portugal Modicus Sandim Training camp, 25 September 2018
MF Mário Freitas (1990-02-09) 9 February 1990 (age 28) 21 1 Portugal AD Fundão Training camp, 25 September 2018
MF Márcio Moreira (1990-06-24) 24 June 1990 (age 28) 16 3 Portugal AD Fundão Training camp, 25 September 2018
MF Gonçalo Sobral (1996-04-10) 10 April 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Portugal Quinta dos Lombos Training camp, 25 September 2018
MF Tiaguinho (1998-06-17) 17 June 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Portugal Braga/AAUM Training camp, 25 September 2018
MF Miguel Ângelo (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 24) 25 3 Portugal SL Benfica v.  Serbia, 4 April 2018
MF Coelho (1988-06-16) 16 June 1988 (age 30) 4 0 Portugal Braga/AAUM v.  Serbia, 4 April 2018
MF Edgar Varela (1996-03-02) 2 March 1996 (age 22) 5 0 Portugal Sporting CP v.  Slovenia, 6 December 2017

FW Papa Unjanque (1995-03-28) 28 March 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Portugal Leões Porto Salvo Training camp, 25 September 2018

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from international football.

Results and fixtures[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup 2000". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 November 2006.
  3. ^ "Convocados para os jogos com o Japão" [Call up for the fixtures against Japan]. FPF. 23 September 2018. Retrieved 25 September 2018.