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Portugal National Football Team History - Significant Achievements

The Portugal national football team has competed since 1921. Portugal's first game was against Spain in Madrid on the 18th December 1921 - Portugal lost 3-1.

The Portugal national team's biggest margin of victory was 9-0 against Luxumbourg on the 11th September 2023.

Portugal's heaviest margin of defeat was on the 25th May 1947, 10-0 versus England.

Portugal's Best Results in Major International Tournaments

Portugal reached the Semi-Final of the World Cup in both 1966 and 2006.

Portugal reached the Semi-Finals of the European Cup in 1984, 2000, and 2012. In 2004 Portugal reached the Final of the European Cup, and in 2016 Portugal won the European Cup. Portugal also won the inaugaral European Nations League, in 2019.


Portuguese Club Teams Domestically

Portuguese Club Teams in Europe

Portuguese Players Domestically

Portuguese Players in Club Teams in Europe

Players in National Team

Portugal National Team History

International Tournaments

Personal Accolades