PortuGOAL 2022 World Cup Podcast Part 3: Ronaldo breaks another record in 3-2 win against Ghana
11/26/2022

PortuGOAL’s Matthew Marshall and Tom Kundert discuss Portugal’s 3-2 win against Ghana in their opening game at the World Cup. Mat gives an interesting perspective from Qatar itself, sharing some opinions that go somewhat against the pervading grain regarding the host country, before breaking down wh

The Seleção Podcast: Ghana review and Uruguay preview
11/26/2022

In episode 70 of the Seleção Podcast, host Danny Pinto is joined by Eric Krakauer, play-by-play voice of Charlotte FC, as they look back on Portugal’s 3-2 victory over Ghana in the Seleção’s first group match at the 2022 World Cup, while also previewing the second Group H match against Uruguay.Danny

Portugal vs Ghana - Player Ratings
11/25/2022

It was a tale of two halves at Stadium 974 as Portugal just barely scraped past Ghana with all three points intact.It was Portugal in all of her melodramatic glory, much to the chagrin of legions of heartattack-prone supporters!In what many supporters might describe as a thoroughly unconvincing team

Portugal 3-2 Ghana match reaction: “It was a difficult victory but a deserved one” – Ronaldo
11/25/2022

Just like in Russia 2018, the Seleção opened up their World Cup campaign in Qatar with a thrilling spectacle.Despite recognising the difficulties caused by Ghana, the mood in the Portugal camp following the 3-2 victory over the African nation was unanimous: job done, let’s prepare for the next one.P

Portugal beat Ghana 3-2 in thrilling World Cup opener
11/24/2022

Portugal got off to a winning start at the 2022 World Cup after an exciting 3-2 victory against Ghana. The Seleçao dominated the first half but were unable to break the deadlock, Ronaldo spurning the best chance in the 10th minute.Fernando Santos’ side deservedly went ahead in the 65th minute when R

Primeira Liga stars at World Cup 2022: Sebastián Coates, Manuel Ugarte and Issahaku Fatawu plotting Portugal’s downfall
11/23/2022

Much has been made of the fact Sporting Clube de Portugal have not supplied a single player to Portugal’s squad for World Cup 2022, making it the first time the Seleção has headed to a major tournament with no Lions in the group. However, four Sporting players have made it to Qatar 2022.Hidemasa Mor

Primeira Liga stars at World Cup 2022: Steven Vitória’s Canadian adventure
11/23/2022

Much has been made of Canada making only their second appearance at a World Cup, and their first for 36 years, particularly with regard to a hungry new generation of talents such as Alphonso Davies, Jonathan David, and Stephen Eustáquio who have taken them to the biggest sporting competition on eart

Fernando Santos: “I see total focus and a fantastic spirit in my players”
11/23/2022

One day before the Seleção take their bow at World Cup 2022, head coach Fernando Santos has reiterated that his squad are in good shape ahead of the Group H clash against Ghana.Santos talked about his players being totally focused but aware of the difficulties that they would face, while again dismi

Primeira Liga stars at World Cup 2022: Japan’s Morita gunning to upset the odds
11/23/2022

After rising to the top in Portugal, Hidemasa Morita will want to gain recognition on the world stage at World Cup 2022, but his Japan side will come up against tough opposition against Spain and Germany in Group E.Morita’s time in Portugal has been impressive, the combative midfielder garnering wid

Official: Ronaldo leaves Manchester United
11/22/2022

Manchester United have announced the immediate departure of Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo by mutual consent.Ronaldo ends his second spell at Old Trafford with over six months left on his contract, as the club respond to his shocking television interview aired earlier this month.United statement