Portugal national futsal team

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
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Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Seleção das Quinas
AssociationFederação Portuguesa de Futebol
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJorge Braz
CaptainJoão Matos
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 East Timor 
(Macau, China; 9 October 2006)
Biggest defeat
 Portugal 0–8 Brazil 
(Guatemala City, Guatemala; 1 December 2000)
World Cup
Appearances6 (First in 2000)
Best resultGold Champions (2021)
European Championship
Appearances9 (First in 1999)
Best resultGold Champions (2018, 2022)
World Cup
Appearances5 (First in 1985)
Best resultGold Champions (1991)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances1 (First in 2010)
Best result6th place (2010)

Portugal has won the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup and the European Championship in 2018 and 2022. They are one of only four teams to win the World Cup as well as one of four to be crowned European champions. Portugal are, together with Spain, the only team from UEFA to be world champions and the only team, also alongside Spain, to successfully defend their European title. They are the only team to win the futsal World Cup while being the reigning European futsal champions.

Results and fixturesEdit

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

Legend

  Win   Draw   Loss   Fixture

2021Edit

13 September 2021 (2021-09-13) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group C Thailand   1–4   Portugal Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Attendance: 362
Referee: Ronny Zumbado Costa Rica)
16 September 2021 (2021-09-16) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group C Solomon Islands   0–7   Portugal Kaunas, Lithuania
18:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Attendance: 345
Referee: Carlos Martínez Paraguay)
19 September 2021 (2021-09-19) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group C Portugal   3–3   Morocco Klaipėda, Lithuania
18:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Švyturys Arena
Attendance: 1,860
Referee: Anthony Riley New Zealand)
24 September 2021 (2021-09-24) FIFA Futsal World Cup Round of 16 Portugal   4–3 (a.e.t.)   Serbia Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Attendance: 782
Referee: Daniel Rodríguez Uruguay)
27 September 2021 (2021-09-27) FIFA Futsal World Cup Quarter-finals Spain   2–4 (a.e.t.)   Portugal Vilnius, Lithuania
17:30 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
Attendance: 1,629
Referee: Mohamed Hassan Ahmed Youssef Egypt)
30 September 2021 (2021-09-30) FIFA Futsal World Cup Semi-finals Portugal   2–2 (a.e.t.)
(4–3 p)
  Kazakhstan Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Attendance: 2,052
Referee: Nikola Jelić Croatia)
3 October 2021 (2021-10-03) FIFA Futsal World Cup Final Argentina   1–2   Portugal Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up to the Portugal squad for the UEFA Futsal Euro 2022.[2][3]
Caps and goals are correct as of 16 January 2022.
Head coach: Jorge Braz

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK André Sousa (1986-02-25) 25 February 1986 (age 36) 103 2   Benfica
12 1GK Edu Sousa (1996-08-19) 19 August 1996 (age 25) 21 1   Viña Albali Valdepeñas

9 2DF João Matos (captain) (1987-02-21) 21 February 1987 (age 35) 172 21   Sporting CP
5 2DF Fábio Cecílio (1993-04-30) 30 April 1993 (age 29) 105 30   SC Braga/AAUM
2 2DF André Coelho (1993-10-30) 30 October 1993 (age 28) 78 23   FC Barcelona
8 2DF Erick Mendonça (1995-07-21) 21 July 1995 (age 27) 43 6   Sporting CP
4 2DF Afonso Jesus (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 24) 27 6   Benfica
3 2DF Tomás Paçó (2000-04-19) 19 April 2000 (age 22) 15 1   Sporting CP

10 3MF Bruno Coelho (1987-08-01) 1 August 1987 (age 35) 136 44   Napoli
13 3MF Tiago Brito (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 31) 102 27   SC Braga/AAUM
11 3MF Pany Varela (1989-02-25) 25 February 1989 (age 33) 67 18   Sporting CP
7 3MF Miguel Ângelo (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 28) 60 10   Sporting CP
14 3MF Pauleta (1994-06-12) 12 June 1994 (age 28) 23 4   Sporting CP

6 4FW Zicky Té (2001-09-01) 1 September 2001 (age 20) 24 9   Sporting CP

Recent call-upsEdit

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 Bebé (1983-05-19) 19 May 1983 (age 39) 136 0   Leões Porto Salvo UEFA Futsal Euro 2022 INJ
GK Vítor Hugo (1982-11-30) 30 November 1982 (age 39) 78 1   Braga/AAUM 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup

MF Ricardinho (1985-09-03) 3 September 1985 (age 36) 173 139   Pendekar United 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup RET
MF Márcio Moreira (1990-06-24) 24 June 1990 (age 32) 29 4   Modicus Sandim v.   Czech Republic, 10 March 2021
MF Pedro Cary (1984-05-10) 10 May 1984 (age 38) 159 39   Leões de Porto Salvo v.   Czech Republic, 6 March 2021 INJ
MF Silvestre Ferreira (1999-02-01) 1 February 1999 (age 23) 0 0   SL Benfica Training camp, 6 December 2020

FW Fernando Cardinal (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 37) 121 97   Sporting CP v.   Poland, 3 February 2021
FW Ludgero Lopes (1997-08-17) 17 August 1997 (age 24) 2 0   Quinta dos Lombos Training camp, 20 September 2020
FW Hugo Neves (2000-05-05) 5 May 2000 (age 22) 0 0   Sporting CP Training camp, 20 September 2020

COV Player withdrew from the squad due to contracting COVID-19.
INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from international football.

RecordsEdit

As of matches played 27 February 2021

Players in bold are still active for the national team.

Competitive recordEdit

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

FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
  1989 Did not enter
  1992 Did not qualify
  1996
  2000 Third place 8 5 0 3 23 23
  2004 Second round 6 3 1 2 18 8
  2008 First round 4 3 0 1 15 8
  2012 Quarter-finals 5 2 1 2 18 14
  2016 Fourth place 7 4 2 1 26 11
  2021 Champions 7 5 2 0 26 12
Total 6/9 37 22 6 9 126 76

UEFA Futsal ChampionshipEdit

UEFA Futsal Championship record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
  1996 Did not qualify
  1999 First round 3 0 2 1 4 6
  2001 Did not qualify
  2003 First round 3 1 1 1 10 12
  2005 First round 3 1 0 2 9 14
  2007 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 13 7
  2010 Runners-up 5 1 2 2 12 14
  2012 Quarter-finals 3 2 0 1 7 5
  2014 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 18 17
  2016 Quarter-finals 3 1 0 2 9 11
  2018 Champions 5 5 0 0 23 9
  2022 Champions 6 6 0 0 19 9
Total 10/12 41 21 7 13 124 104

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World CupEdit

AMF Futsal World Cup record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
  1982 Did not enter
  1985 Second round ? ? ? ? ? ?
  1988 Fourth place 8 3 2 3 23 18
  1991 Champions ? ? ? ? ? ?
  1994 Second round 6 3 0 3 13 12
  1997 Second round ? ? ? ? ? ?
  2000 Did not enter
  2003
  2007
  2011
  2015
  2019
Total 5/12 ? ? ? ? ? ?

Grand Prix de FutsalEdit

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 CupEdit

Futsal 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 MundialitoEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "Futsal - Seleção A" (in Portuguese). FPF. 16 January 2022. Retrieved 20 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Portugal Squad - Futsal EURO". UEFA. Retrieved 20 January 2022.