Portugal at the World Cup

2022 is Portugal's 8th appearance at the World Cup, adding to appearances in 1966, 1986, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018.

In 1986 the Portuguese went home after the first round despite a win against England. In 2002, their third appearance, Portugal again were eliminated in the first round, after an unexpected 1-0 loss to Korea Republic in their final group game.

Portugal's best performance at the World Cup to date is third in 1966.


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