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
Portuguese Football Federation.svg
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Selecção das Quinas
AssociationFederação Portuguesa de Futebol
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJorge Braz
CaptainRicardinho
Most capsArnaldo Pereira (208)
Top scorerRicardinho (135)
FIFA codePOR
FIFA ranking5 [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
Appearances5 (First in 2000)
Best resultBronze medal world centered-2.svg Third place, (2000)
European Championship
Appearances9 (First in 1999)
Best resultGold medal europe.svg Winners (2018)
World Cup
Appearances5 (First in 1985)
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svg Winners (1991)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances1 (First in 2010)
Best result6th place, (2010)

Portugal has played in five FIFA Futsal World Cups. Their best result a third place in 2000 in Guatemala.[2] In the European Championships, they were crowned champions in 2018.

Competitive recordEdit

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 CupEdit

FIFA 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
  2020 Qualified
Total 6/9 30 17 4 9 100 64

UEFA European Futsal ChampionshipEdit

European 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 To be determined
Total 9/12 35 15 7 13 105 95

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World CupEdit

FIFUSA Futsal World Championship 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 TBD
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

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.

All-time statisticsEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up to the Portugal squad for the fixtures against Czech Republic on 5 and 10 March 2021.[3]
Caps and goals are correct as of 15 February 2021.

Head coach: Jorge Braz

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Vítor Hugo (1982-11-30) 30 November 1982 (age 38) 66 1   Braga/AAUM
1GK Edu Sousa (1996-08-19) 19 August 1996 (age 24) 5 0   F.S. Valdepeñas

2DF João Matos (1987-02-21) 21 February 1987 (age 34) 148 19   Sporting CP
2DF Fábio Cecílio (1993-04-30) 30 April 1993 (age 27) 81 19   SL Benfica
2DF André Coelho (1993-10-30) 30 October 1993 (age 27) 55 13   FC Barcelona
2DF Erick Mendonça (1995-07-21) 21 July 1995 (age 25) 19 1   Sporting CP
2DF Afonso Jesus (1998-01-06) 6 January 1998 (age 23) 5 0   SL Benfica

3MF Ricardinho (1985-09-03) 3 September 1985 (age 35) 173 139   ACCS Paris
3MF Pedro Cary (1984-05-10) 10 May 1984 (age 36) 159 39   Leões de Porto Salvo
3MF Bruno Coelho (1987-08-01) 1 August 1987 (age 33) 112 34   ACCS Paris
3MF Tiago Brito (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 29) 81 20   SL Benfica
3MF Pany Varela (1989-02-25) 25 February 1989 (age 31) 49 6   Sporting CP
3MF Miguel Ângelo (1994-02-02) 2 February 1994 (age 27) 36 6   Braga/AAUM

4FW Zicky Té (2001-09-01) 1 September 2001 (age 19) 0 0   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 André Sousa (1986-02-25) 25 February 1986 (age 34) 96 2   SL Benfica Training camp, 6 December 2020
GK André Correia (1998-02-17) 17 February 1998 (age 23) 0 0   SL Benfica Training camp, 6 December 2020
GK Bebé (1983-05-19) 19 May 1983 (age 37) 121 0   Leões Porto Salvo Training camp, 20 September 2020

DF Nílson Miguel (1992-05-10) 10 May 1992 (age 28) 38 1   SL Benfica Training camp, 6 December 2020

MF Pauleta (1994-06-12) 12 June 1994 (age 26) 7 2   Sporting CP v.   Poland, 3 February 2021
MF Mário Freitas (1990-02-09) 9 February 1990 (age 31) 23 1   AD Fundão Training camp, 6 December 2020
MF Márcio Moreira (1990-06-24) 24 June 1990 (age 30) 27 4   Modicus Sandim Training camp, 20 September 2020

FW Fernando Cardinal (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 35) 121 97   Sporting CP v.   Poland, 3 February 2021
FW Ludgero Lopes (1997-08-17) 17 August 1997 (age 23) 2 0   Quinta dos Lombos Training camp, 20 September 2020
FW Hugo Neves (2000-05-05) 5 May 2000 (age 20) 0 0   Sporting CP Training camp, 20 September 2020

INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from international football.

Results and fixturesEdit

10 December 2015 2016 FIFA World Cup Q GS Portugal   6–2   Poland Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
19:00 CET Cecílio   3'
Brito   9'
Cardinal   10'19'
Djô   28'
Ricardinho   34'
Report Kriezel   14'
Zastawnik   28'
Stadium: Pavilhão da Póvoa
Referee: Ondřej Černý (Czech Republic)
11 December 2015 2016 FIFA World Cup Q GS Portugal   6–1   Norway Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
19:30 CET Cecílio   6'20'
Lima   14'
Cardinal   29'33'
Djô   39'
Report Fonstad   25' (pen.) Stadium: Pavilhão da Póvoa
Referee: Moshe Bohbot (Israel
13 December 2015 2016 FIFA World Cup Q GS Romania   0–5   Portugal Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
17:30 CET Report Cardinal   1'13'
Ricardinho   3'40'
Cecílio   27'
Stadium: Pavilhão da Póvoa
Referee: Ondřej Černý (Czech Republic)
4 February 2016 2016 UEFA Euro GS Slovenia   2–6   Portugal Belgrade, Serbia
18:30 CET Čujec   3'
Vrhovec   20'
Report Cecílio   5'40'
Ricardinho   16'24'33'
Cary   31'
Stadium: Belgrade Arena
Attendance: 3,476
Referee: Ivan Shabanov (Russia)
6 February 2016 2016 UEFA Euro GS Portugal   1–3   Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
21:00 CET Ricardinho   15' Report Kocić   8'
Rajčević   37'
Simić   40'
Stadium: Belgrade Arena
Attendance: 11,161
Referee: Fernando Gutiérrez Lumbreras (Spain)
8 February 2016 2016 UEFA Euro QF Portugal   2–6   Spain Belgrade, Serbia
21:00 CET Ricardinho   23'26' Report Miguelín   13' (pen.)
Rivillos   15'40'
Álex   18'35'
Raúl Campos   23'
Stadium: Belgrade Arena
Attendance: 10,013
Referee: Gábor Kovács (Hungary)
22 March 2016 2016 FIFA World Cup Q PO Serbia   1–2   Portugal Belgrade, Serbia
20:15 CET Perić   26' Report Matos   12'
Cardinal   15'
Stadium: Kombank Arena
Referee: Saša Tomić (Croatia)
12 April 2016 2016 FIFA World Cup Q PO Portugal   2–1
(4–2 agg.)
  Serbia Odivelas, Portugal
20:30 CEST Cardinal   24'
Brito   31'
Report Ristić   26' Stadium: Pavilhão Multiusos Odivelas
Attendance: 2,254
Referee: Gábor Kovács (Hungary)
10 September 2016 2016 FIFA World Cup GS Colombia   1–1   Portugal Cali, Colombia
20:00 COT Angellot   1' Report Cardinal   40' Stadium: Coliseo El Pueblo
Attendance: 10,084
Referee: Fernando Gutiérrez Lumbreras (Spain)
13 September 2016 2016 FIFA World Cup GS Panama   0–9   Portugal Cali, Colombia
18:00 COT Report Ricardinho   1'8'11'17'17'22'
Cardinal   5'10'
Miguel Ângelo   18'
Stadium: Coliseo El Pueblo
Attendance: 2,774
Referee: Cédric Pelissier (France)
16 September 2016 2016 FIFA World Cup GS Portugal   5–1   Uzbekistan Medellín, Colombia
20:00 COT Ricardinho   10'14'22'
André Coelho   26'
Djô   35'
Report Ricardinho   11' (o.g.) Stadium: Medellín Sports Coliseum
Attendance: 2,032
Referee: Daniel Rodríguez (Uruguay)
21 September 2016 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup R16 Portugal   4–0   Costa Rica Cali, Colombia
20:00 COT Ricardinho   5'22'
A. Coelho   26'
Brito   27'
Report Stadium: Coliseo El Pueblo
Attendance: 1,072
Referee: Khalid Hnich (Morocco)
25 September 2016 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup QF Azerbaijan   2–3   Portugal Cali, Colombia
18:00 COT Bolinha   13'
Eduardo   35'
Report Djô   8'
João Matos   18'
Ricardinho   28'
Stadium: Coliseo El Pueblo
Attendance: 2,974
Referee: Sergio Cabrera (Cuba)
28 September 2016 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup SF Argentina   5–2   Portugal Cali, Colombia
19:00 COT Borruto   5'
Stazzone   11'
A. Vaporaki   12'
Brandi   13'
Cuzzolino   36'
Report   9'
Tiago Brito   37'
Stadium: Coliseo El Pueblo
Attendance: 7,610
Referee: Ondřej Černý (Czech Republic)
1 October 2016 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup 3rd place Iran   2–2
(4–3 p)
  Portugal Cali, Colombia
12:00 COT Kazemi   26'
Javid   36' (pen.)
Report Cardinal   21'21' Stadium: Coliseo El Pueblo
Attendance: 4,018
Referee: Alessandro Malfer (Italy)
Penalties
Hassanzadeh  
Taheri  
Tayyebi  
Kazemi  
Ahmadi  
Javid  
Cardinal  
Tiago Brito  
Ricardinho  
Bruno Coelho  
André Coelho  
João Matos  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "FIFA Futsal World Cup 2000". RSSSF. Retrieved 17 November 2006.
  3. ^ "Convocados para os jogos com a Rep. Checa" [Call up for fixtures against Czech Republic]. FPF. 21 January 2021. Retrieved 23 February 2021.