Soccer World Cup 2010

 

Portugal : Soccer World Cup 2010

Soccer World Cup track record
2010

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2006

Fourth Place.

Click here to see Portugal's squad for Soccer World Cup 2006.

Placed in Group D, with Mexico, Iran and Angola. Portugal beat the Netherlands 1-0 (in a match in which 2 men a-side were given red cards) to advance to the quarterfinals, where they beat England (who had been playing with 10 men for much of the game, after Rooney was red-carded) in a penalty shoot-out, after playing time had resulted in no goals scored.

Portugal were defeated by France in the semi-final, and then lost 0-3 against Germany in the third place playoff.

2002

Eliminated after 1st round (but had a record victory of 4-0 against Poland).

1998

Did not qualify.

1994

Did not qualify.

1990

Did not qualify.

1986

Eliminated in first round (including being defeated 1-3 against Morocco).

1982

Did not qualify.

1978

Did not qualify.

1974

Did not qualify.

1970

Did not qualify.

1966

3rd Place. Eusebio, "The Black Prince" scored 9 goals at the Soccer World Cup 1996 including 4 in one game against North Korea. Portugal were beaten by England in the semi-finals.

1962

Did not qualify.

1958

Did not qualify.

1954

Did not qualify.

1950

Did not qualify.

1938

Did not qualify.

1934

Did not qualify.

1930

Did not enter.

Portugal have been a FIFA member since 1923.

Camp

In May 2006 Reuben Mahlalela, soccer vice-president of the South African Football Association, challenged Mozambique to lure their former colony, Portugal to camp in the country during the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Portugal soccer-related links
Archive of Portuguese match results
Archive of Portuguese coaches
Archive of Portuguese player caps and goals
Portugal Football Federation (official site)
Wikipedia

 

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Portugal's build-up to the Soccer World Cup 2010


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