FIFA Ranking: 7

Coach: Luiz Felipe Scolari

Key players: Luis Figo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Deco

World Cup record: Fourth appearance

Best finish: Third place 1966

Last appearance: First round 2002

Qualifying route: Won European Group 3

Key question: Some say that they missed their chance with their “golden generation” but after being runners up at Euro 2004 can they go one better at the big dance?

Squad:

Goalkeepers #
Ricardo Pereira 1
Quim Silva 12
Paulo Santos 22
Defenders
Paulo Ferreira 2
Marco Caneira 3
Ricardo Costa 4
Fernando Meira 5
Miguel Monteiro 13
Nuno Valente 14
Ricardo Carvalho 16
Midfielders
Costinha 6
Luis Figo 7
Armando Petit 8
Hugo Viana 10
Simao Sabrosa 11
Cristiano Ronaldo 17
Maniche Ribeiro 18
Tiago Mendes 19
Deco 20
Forwards
Pauleta 9
Luis Boa Morte 15
Nuno Gomes 21
Helder Postiga 23

Group matches:

v Angola, 19:00 GMT, Sunday 11th June - Cologne

v Iran, 13:00 GMT, Saturday 17th June - Frankfurt

v Mexico, 14:00 GMT, Wednesday 21st June - Gelsenkirchen