Cristiano Ronaldo Joins Portugal’s Euro 2024 Qualifier Squad

On Friday, Cristiano Ronaldo found his name included in Portugal’s squad for the upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers against Slovakia and Luxembourg. Portugal’s coach, Roberto Martinez, expressed his delight, especially highlighting Ronaldo’s remarkable 200 international appearances and his impressive five goals in four qualifying games. Ronaldo, now 38 years old and playing in Saudi Arabia, marked his 200th appearance with a winning goal in a 1-0 match against Iceland in June.

The squad also welcomed Saudi-based midfielders Otavio and Ruben Neves, along with uncapped Wolves full-back Toti. Portugal currently leads Group J in the qualifying rounds for the 2024 finals in Germany. Their next matches are against Slovakia in Bratislava and Luxembourg, slated for the upcoming week.

Here’s a glance at Portugal’s squad for the qualifiers: Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (Porto/POR), Jose Sa (Wolves/ENG), Rui Patricio (Roma/ITA) Defenders: Diogo Dalot (Manchester United/ENG), Nelson Semedo (Wolves/ENG), Joao Cancelo (Manchester City/ENG), Danilo Pereira (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Ruben Dias (Manchester City/ENG), Antonio Silva (Benfica), Goncalo Inacio (Sporting Lisbon), Toti (Wolves/ENG).

Midfielders (6): Joao Palhinha (Fulham/ENG), Ruben Neves (Al-Hilal/KSA), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United/ENG), Otavio (Al-Nassr/KSA), Vitinha (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City/ENG). Forwards (7): Ricardo Horta (Braga), Rafael Leao (AC Milan/ITA), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Cristiano Ronaldo (Al-Nassr/KSA), Pedro Neto (Wolves/ENG), Goncalo Ramos (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Diogo Jota (Liverpool/ENG).

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