Can the national team dream of the world title? ″This time, Portugal meets these conditions″
Carlos Queiroz, speaking to the Portuguese media present in Doha, Qatar, said that “players in conditions and of extraordinary quality never came together at a certain moment, with solutions to reach the end”, contrary to what happens now.
The coach of Iran, the Portuguese Carlos Queiroz, speaking to the Portuguese media present in Doha, Qatar, where he will follow the final phase of the 2022 Mundial, addressed this Saturday the existing quality in the team coached by Fernando Santos, who has ” knew how to balance the “Portuguese stars”, without forgetting to mention that Portugal has never known “experience and maturity” as in 2022.
“For the Portuguese national team [o Mundial] comes at a unique moment in the history of Portuguese football. Players in conditions and extraordinary quality never came together at a certain moment, with solutions to reach the end. I think that, this time, Portugal meets these conditions. Everyone wants to win, and they think that Portugal has a shape, quality, depth, experience and maturity that we never had. And there’s Fernando [Santos], who has been able to balance these players, these stars. The shape is there. There are no early wins and that bit of luck that is needed, “he concluded.
The World Championship takes place in Qatar, between 20 November and 18 December.
Portugal is part of Group H, along with Uruguay, Ghana and South Korea, led by Paulo Bento, with its debut scheduled for November 24, against the Ghanaians, at Estádio 974, in Doha.