Portugal national futsal team

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Portugal
Portuguese Football Federation.svg
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Selecção das Quinas
Association Federação Portuguesa de Futebol
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Jorge Braz
Captain Ricardinho
Most caps Arnaldo Pereira (200)
Top scorer Ricardinho 123
FIFA code POR
FIFA ranking 7 [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
Appearances 5 (First in 2000)
Best result Third place, (2000)
European Championship
Appearances 8 (First in 1999)
Best result Runners-up, (2010)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 1985)
Best result Champions, (1991)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances 1 (First in 2010)
Best result 6th 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 Championship, they finished as runners-up in 2010, the best performance of their eight participations.

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
Total 5/8 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 TBD
Total 8/11 30 10 7 13 82 86

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

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 for the friendlies on 6 and 7 of December 2016 against Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia.

Head coach: Jorge Braz

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Bebé (1983 -05-19) 19 May 1983 (age 33) 103 0 Portugal SL Benfica
1GK Vítor Hugo (1982 -11-30) 30 November 1982 (age 34) 47 1 Portugal Braga/AAUM

2DF João Matos (1987 -02-21) 21 February 1987 (age 30) 112 16 Portugal Sporting CP
2DF Fábio Cecílio (1993 -04-30) 30 April 1993 (age 23) 41 12 Portugal SL Benfica
3MF Nílson Miguel (1992 -05-10) 10 May 1992 (age 24) 2 0 Portugal Braga/AAUM

3MF Bruno Coelho (1987 -08-01) 1 August 1987 (age 29) 76 13 Portugal SL Benfica
2DF Djô (1986 -01-11) 11 January 1986 (age 31) 64 12 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Tiago Brito (1991 -07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 25) 47 14 Portugal Braga/AAUM
3MF Fábio Lima (1988 -10-16) 16 October 1988 (age 28) 28 5 Portugal Modicus Sandim
3MF Miguel Ângelo (1994 -02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 23) 17 3 Portugal SL Benfica
3MF André Coelho (1993 -10-30) 30 October 1993 (age 23) 15 2 Portugal Braga/AAUM
3MF Ricardo Pinto (1991 -11-28) 28 November 1991 (age 25) 6 0 Portugal Modicus Sandim
3MF Márcio Moreira (1990 -06-24) 24 June 1990 (age 26) 0 0 Portugal AD Fundão

4FW Fernando Cardinal (1985 -06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 31) 107 82 Spain ElPozo Murcia

Results and Fixtures[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup 2000". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 November 2006.