Portugal national futsal team

The Portugal national futsal team represents Portugal in international men's futsal competitions and is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation. They are the reigning FIFA Futsal World Cup champions, the current and back-to-back winners of the UEFA Futsal Championship, and the first team to win the Futsal Finalissima.

Portugal
Nickname(s)Seleção das Quinas
AssociationFederação Portuguesa de Futebol
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachPortugal Jorge Braz
CaptainLucian Sabin
Most capsArnaldo Pereira (208)
Top scorerRicardinho (142)
FIFA codePOR
FIFA ranking3 [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, the European Championship in 2018 and 2022 and the 2022 Futsal Finalissima. They are one of only four teams to win the World Cup as well as one of four to be crowned European champions and the winners of the first ever Futsal Finalissima. 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 World Cup title as reigning European champions. Sui

Results and fixtures edit

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

2021 edit

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)

Players edit

Current squad edit

The following players were called up to the squad for the UEFA 2024 FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification matches against Finland and Georgia on 16 and 20 September 2023, respectively.[2][3]
Caps and goals are correct as of 17 April 2023, after the friendly match against Italy.[4]
Head coach: Jorge Braz

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Edu Sousa (1996-08-19) 19 August 1996 (age 27) 29 1   ElPozo Murcia
12 1GK André Correia (1998-02-17) 17 February 1998 (age 26) 6 0   Leões de Porto Salvo
16 1GK Cristiano Marques (1996-08-29) 29 August 1996 (age 27) 0 0   Anderlecht

2 2DF André Coelho (1993-10-30) 30 October 1993 (age 30) 94 27   FC Barcelona
3 2DF Tomás Paçó (2000-04-19) 19 April 2000 (age 23) 28 3   Sporting CP
4 2DF Afonso Jesus (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 26) 44 12   Benfica
5 2DF Fábio Cecílio (1993-04-30) 30 April 1993 (age 30) 117 31   SC Braga/AAUM
8 2DF Erick Mendonça (1995-07-21) 21 July 1995 (age 28) 58 10   FC Barcelona
9 2DF João Matos (captain) (1987-02-21) 21 February 1987 (age 37) 187 23   Sporting CP

6 4FW Zicky Té (2001-09-01) 1 September 2001 (age 22) 39 17   Sporting CP
7 4FW Carlos Monteiro (2002-08-21) 21 August 2002 (age 21) 2 1   Benfica
10 4FW Bruno Coelho (1987-08-01) 1 August 1987 (age 36) 151 49   Benfica
11 4FW Pany Varela (1989-02-25) 25 February 1989 (age 35) 84 27   Sporting CP
13 4FW Tiago Brito (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 32) 116 30   SC Braga/AAUM
14 4FW Pauleta (1994-06-12) 12 June 1994 (age 29) 36 7   Sporting CP

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 André Sousa (1986-02-25) 25 February 1986 (age 38) 118 2   Benfica v.   Belarus, 7 March 2023

DF Gonçalo Sobral (1996-04-10) 10 April 1996 (age 27) 4 0   Benfica v.   Italy, 16 April 2023
DF Diogo Santos (2002-11-07) 7 November 2002 (age 21) 2 0   Sporting CP v.   Italy, 16 April 2023
DF Mário Freitas (1990-02-09) 9 February 1990 (age 34) 34 2   AD Fundão v.   Lithuania, 9 November 2022

FW Hugo Neves (2000-05-05) 5 May 2000 (age 23) 11 3   Sporting CP v.   Italy, 16 April 2023
FW Rubén Teixeira (2002-10-17) 17 October 2002 (age 21) 2 0   Leões de Porto Salvo v.   Italy, 16 April 2023
FW Edmilson Kutchy (2002-10-12) 12 October 2002 (age 21) 2 0   Benfica v.   Italy, 16 April 2023
FW Silvestre Ferreira (1999-05-05) 5 May 1999 (age 24) 7 1   Benfica v.   Lithuania, 9 November 2022
FW Miguel Ângelo (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 30) 69 11   Fortitudo Pomezia v.   Lithuania, 9 November 2022
FW Tiaguinho (1998-06-17) 17 June 1998 (age 25) 5 0   ADCR Caxinas Futsal v.   Lithuania, 11 October 2022
FW Nuno Miranda (1998-02-04) 4 February 1998 (age 26) 2 1   SCU Torreense v.   Belgium, 9 April 2022

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 futsal.

Records edit

As of matches played 27 February 2021

Players in bold are still active for the national team.

Competitive record edit

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 Cup edit

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
  2024 Qualified
Total 7/10 37 22 6 9 126 76

UEFA Futsal Championship edit

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
   2026 to be determined
Total 10/13 41 21 7 13 124 104

Futsal Finalissima edit

Futsal Finalissima record
Year Round Pld W D L GF GA
  2022 Champions 2 1 1 0 3 2
Total 1/1 2 1 1 0 3 2

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World Cup edit

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 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

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 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.

References edit

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "Convocados para o arranque da Ronda de Elite" (in Portuguese). FPF. 4 September 2023. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  3. ^ "Portugal Squad". UEFA. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  4. ^ "Seleção A Futsal" (in Portuguese). FPF. Retrieved 12 September 2023.