Portugal has announced its squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup led by the most prolific scorer in international football Cristiano Ronaldo, who will be taking part in his fifth showpiece event which is expected to be his last.

Despite his 117 goals in international fixtures, the 37-year-old has been far from his best this season scoring just 3 goals in 16 games across all competitions. He has also not scored in the last three matches for Portugal either but has the full support of the country he has helped lift the 2016 Euros Trophy and the 2019 UEFA Nations League title.

Manager Fernando Santos has also included uncapped 19-year-old centre-back Antonio Silva and 21-year-old striker Goncalo Ramos, the top scorer in the Portuguese top flight, in the 26-man Portugal squad for the World Cup.

Portugal Squad for the FIFA World Cup:

Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (FC Porto), Jose Sa (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Rui Patricio (AS Roma).

Defenders: Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Joao Cancelo (Manchester City), Danilo Pereira (Paris St Germain), Pepe (FC Porto), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Antonio Silva (SL Benfica), Nuno Mendes (Paris St Germain), Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund).

Midfielders: Joao Palhinha (Fulham FC), Ruben Neves (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Joao Mario (SL Benfica), Matheus Nunes (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), Vitinha (Paris St Germain), William Carvalho (Real Betis), Otavio (FC Porto).

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid), Rafael Leao (AC Milan), Ricardo Horta (SC Braga), Goncalo Ramos (SL Benfica), Andre Silva (RB Leipzig).

Portugal is in Group H with Uruguay, South Korea and Ghana.

Germany, Belgium, France, Brazil, Japan and Denmark have also announced their teams.

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