Cristiano Ronaldo will captain Portugal at Euro 2024 with speculation rife that it could be his last tournament hurray with the national team.
Ronaldo has previously indicated his desire to lead Portugal to the 2020 World Cup, but as he will turn 41 before the tournament begins, his chances of making it remain uncertain.
Ronaldo continues to garner Portugal’s attention, but Martinez has a deep and experienced squad including Premier League stars such as Ruben Dias, Bernardo Silva and Bruno Fernandes.
Portugal Euro 2024 group
Portugal were drawn in Group F as one of six top seeds in pot one.
Turkey and Czechia should make for intriguing matchups, while the team progressing from playoff path C will complete the group. That means one of Georgia, Luxembourg, Greece or Kazakhstan will face off against Ronaldo and co.
|Playoff winner (path C)
Portugal Euro 2024 group stage fixtures, schedule
Martinez’s side head over to east Germany and Leipzig’s Red Bull Arena to face Czechia in their June 18 opener
It’s Turkey four days later in a potentially pivotal clash in Hamburg, while the playoff winners will be Portugal’s final group opponent back at Volksparkstadion.
|Portugal vs. Czechia
|June 18, 2024
|Leipzig (Red Bull Arena)
|Turkey vs. Portugal
|June 22, 2024
|TBD vs. Portugal
|June 26, 2024