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Cristiano Ronaldo named in Portugal’s squad for Euro qualifiers against Bosnia & Iceland

Aditya ChauhanAditya Chauhan

May 29 2023
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Last time their journey ended in the RO16

Roberto Martinez has named Portugal’s 26-man squad for the upcoming UEFA Euro 2024 qualifiers. The 2016 edition champions will face Bosnia & Herzegovina and Iceland on the 17th and 20th of June, respectively.

Cristiano Ronaldo will lead Portugal in these qualifiers. The 38-year-old has 198 international caps to his name. Wolverhampton Wanderers defender, Toti Gomes gets his first international call after impressing in the Premier League.

Portugal have ten players in the Euro 2024 qualifiers squad that play in the Premier League. Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player who is playing outside Europe. He adds a lot of international experience along with former club teammate, Pepe.

Cristiano Ronaldo will aim to add a few more goals to his overall international tally of 122 goals. The Al-Nassr FC forward will be hungry to show his class in Europe. He will be supported by league winners from all across Europe.

Antonio Silva and Goncalo Ramos became the champions of Portugal with Benfica. Manchester City trio of Ruben Dias, Bernardo Silva, and Joao Cancelo will also add experience to this Portuguese team. Danilo, Renato Sanches, and Vitinha won the Ligue 1 with PSG.

Portugal are a part of Group J in the qualifiers stage. They have made an excellent start to their qualification campaign. In the first match against Liechtenstein, Portugal earned a 4-0 victory. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace. Their second match was against Luxembourg. they won the match 6-0, thanks to another brace from Cristiano Ronaldo. Portugal will look to end Euro 2024 qualifiers with a 100% record.

Portugal’s 26-man squad

Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa, Jose Sa, Rui Patricio

Defenders: Antonio Silva, Danilo Pereira, Pepe, Diogo Dalot, Goncalo Inacio, Joao Cancelo, Nelson Semedo, Raphael Guerreiro, Ruben Dias, Toti Gomes

Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes, Bernardo Silva, Joao Palhinha, Otavio, Renato Sanches, Ricardo Horta, Ruben Neves, Vitinha

Attackers: Cristiano Ronaldo, Diogo Jota, Goncalo Ramos, Joao Felix, Rafael Leao

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