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Sport in Portugal

In the early years, children in Portugal, built, discovered, played, and had fun creating their own games with their own materials from their environment. Piāo and Jogos Das Latas are some of the most popular traditional games of Portugal.

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Over time, Portugal developed various sports activities and one of the most popular sports in their country is football. A good number of skilled athletes from Portugal are well known across the globe. The list includes Cristiano Ronaldo who currently captains the Portugal National team. With 50 international goals, he became the country’s top goal scorer of all time. Cristiano was also regarded to be the best football player in the world.

A big sporting event in Portugal is the Portygal Tennis Open, which started in 1989.

Below are details of sports, sporting events and sports people related to Portugal.

Popular sports of Portugal (see more)

Traditional Sports of Portugal

Portugal Sporting Success

Great athletes from Portugal

Portugal Sports trivia

Portugal at major events

Past sporting events hosted in Portugal

Upcoming sporting events in Portugal

Annual sporting events held in Portugal

Sporting Facilities in Portugal


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