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|Association||Federação Portuguesa de Futebol|
|Most caps||Tiago Ferreira (28)|
|Top scorer|| Nuno Gomes |
(9 goals each)
| Spain 1–0 Portugal |
(Cáceres, Spain; 7 May 1979)
| Macau 0–6 Portugal |
(São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe; 5 October 2006)
| Japan 4–1 Portugal |
(Tokyo, Japan; 26 August 1994)
|FIFA U-20 World Cup|
|Appearances||12 (first in 1979 )|
|Best result||Champions (1989, 1991)|
The Portugal national under-20 football team is the national under-20 football team of Portugal and is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation, the governing body for football in Portugal.
The U20 team acts mainly as a feeder team for the under-21s and provides further international development for youth players. The team qualified for its only official match, FIFA U-20 World Cup, depends on U19 results.
The Portuguese team has 12 participations in the FIFA U-20 World Cup and 12 in the Toulon Tournament.
The Golden Generation was the Generation of the players that won consecutive FIFA Youth Championships in 1989 and 1991.
The Courage Generation was the Generation of players that was runner up in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
|1977||Did not enter|
|1981||Did not qualify|
|1997||Did not qualify|
|1999||Round of 16||13th||4||1||2||1||5||4||+1|
|2001||Did not qualify|
|2007||Round of 16||15th||4||1||0||3||4||5||–1|
|2009||Did not qualify|
|2013||Round of 16||11th||4||2||1||1||12||7||+5|
|2023||Did not qualify|
|List of FIFA U-20 World Cup matches|
|Group stage||South Korea||0–0||Draw|
|Group stage||Saudi Arabia||3–0||Loss|
|1991||Group stage||Republic of Ireland||2–0||Win|
|Third place match||Spain||3–2||Win|
|1999||Group stage||South Korea||1–3||Win|
|Round of 16||Japan||1–1 |
|2007||Group stage||New Zealand||2–0||Win|
|Round of 16||Chile||1–0||Loss|
|Group stage||New Zealand||1-0||Win|
|Round of 16||Guatemala||1–0||Win|
|Quarter finals||Argentina||0–0 |
|Group stage||South Korea||2–2||Draw|
|Round of 16||Ghana||2–3||Loss|
|Round of 16||New Zealand||2–1||Win|
|Quarter finals||Brazil||0–0 |
|Group stage||Costa Rica||1–1||Draw|
|Round of 16||South Korea||1–3||Win|
|Quarter finals||Uruguay||2–2 |
|2019||Group stage||South Korea||1–0||Win|
|Group stage||South Africa||1–1||Draw|
|List of Toulon Tournament matches|
|1997||Group stage||Czech Republic||3–0||Win|
|Group stage||United States||1–1||Draw|
|Third place match||China||2–0||Win|
|Group stage||Republic of Ireland||3–0||Win|
|2005||Group stage||South Korea||0–4||Win|
|Group stage||Czech Republic||2–0||Win|
|Third place match||China||1–0||Win|
|Third place match||Ivory Coast||0–0|
|Group stage||Ivory Coast||0–1||Win|
|Third place match||France||1–2||Loss|
|Third place match||England||1–0||Win|
|Third place match||Czech Republic||1–1|
The provisional squad for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup was announced on 10 May 2019.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Club|
|1||GK||Diogo Costa||19 September 1999||Porto|
|2||DF||Diogo Dalot||18 March 1999||Milan|
|3||DF||Diogo Queirós||5 January 1999||Famalicão|
|4||DF||Diogo Leite||23 January 1999||Porto|
|5||DF||Rúben Vinagre||9 April 1999||Famalicão|
|6||MF||Florentino||19 August 1999||Monaco|
|7||FW||Jota||30 March 1999||Valladolid|
|8||MF||Gedson Fernandes||9 January 1999||Galatasaray|
|9||FW||Rafael Leão||10 June 1999||Milan|
|10||MF||Miguel Luís||27 February 1999||Vitória de Guimarães|
|11||FW||Mesaque Djú||18 March 1999||West Ham United|
|12||GK||João Virgínia||10 October 1999||Everton|
|13||MF||Nuno Pina||31 March 1999||Grasshoppers|
|14||DF||Thierry Correia||9 March 1999||Valencia|
|15||DF||Francisco Moura||16 August 1999||Sporting Braga|
|16||DF||Romain Correia||6 September 1999||Vitória de Guimarães|
|17||FW||Trincão||29 December 1999||Barcelona|
|18||FW||Pedro Neto||9 March 2000||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|19||FW||Pedro Martelo||12 October 1999||Badajoz|
|20||MF||Nuno Santos||2 March 1999||Boavista|
|21||GK||Luís Maximiano||5 January 1999||Sporting CP|
FIFA U-20 World Cup
|#||Name||Caps||Goals||First cap||Latest cap|
|1||Tiago Ferreira||28||2||July 13, 2011||July 3, 2013|
|2||Paulo Costa||20||5||September 10, 1998||June 3, 2000|
|Sérgio Oliveira||20||3||October 7, 2010||April 18, 2012|
|4||Ricardo Esteves||19||0||September 10, 1998||June 3, 2000|
|Danilo Pereira||19||3||October 7, 2010||August 21, 2011|
|Pelé||19||3||October 7, 2010||August 21, 2011|
|Nuno Reis||19||0||October 7, 2010||August 21, 2011|
|Nélson Oliveira||19||9||October 7, 2010||August 21, 2011|
|#||Name||Goals||Caps||First cap||Latest cap|
|1||Nuno Gomes||9||13||June 2, 1995||January 21, 1997|
|Lourenço||9||17||22 February 2001||June 21, 2003|
|Nélson Oliveira||9||19||October 7, 2010||August 21, 2011|
|4||André Silva||8||10||October 7, 2010||August 21, 2011|
|5||Bruma||6||6||March 24, 2013||July 3, 2013|
|Carlitos||6||11||May 27, 1997||May 19, 1998|
|Paulo Torres||6||12||December 18, 1990||June 30, 1991|
|Bruno Gama||6||14||November 21, 2006||July 8, 2007|
|Dani||6||15||August 26, 1994||June 1, 1996|
|6||Ricardo Vaz Tê||5||8||February 16, 2005||September 22, 2005|
As of 2022
|Rui Caçador||2003–2004 |
|Edgar Borges||2012–2014 |
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