Tuesday, May 15, 2012

PORTUGAL RELEASES 23 MAN LIST FOR EURO 2012


Portugal have released a 23 - man squad for the upcoming Euro 2012.

Manchester United winger Nani and Chelsea midfielder Raul Meireles were  included in squad


Real Madrid star Cristanio Ronaldo is also named, one of 16 Portugal and Spain-based players in the squad. 

Coach Paulo Bento has named Benfica's 20-year-old Nelson Oliveira, star of Portugal's run to the final of the last Under-20 World Cup, among his strikers.


The Portuguese will play Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark in Group B.

Portugal will hold their training camp in the medieval Portuguese town of Obidos between 21 May and 2 June before leaving for Opalenica, their headquarters in Poland.  

PORTUGL SQUAD FOR EURO 2012
  • Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio (Sporting), Eduardo (Benfica), Beto (Cluj)
  • Defenders: Joao Pereira (Sporting), Bruno Alves (Zenit St Petersburg), Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid), Pepe (Real Madrid), Ricardo Costa (Valencia), Rolando (Porto), Miguel Lopes (Braga)
  • Midfielders: Carlos Martins (Granada), Joao Moutinho (Porto), Miguel Veloso (Genoa), Raul Meireles (Chelsea), Ruben Micael (Zaragoza), Custodio (Braga)
  • Strikers: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Helder Postiga (Zaragoza), Nani (Manchester United), Nelson Oliveira (Benfica), Ricardo Quaresma (Besiktas), Silvestre Varela (Porto)

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