The Portuguese football team started today to prepare to start qualifying for the Euro2020 with training in which Fernando Santos had only 15 players and Cristiano Ronaldo was absent.
The Juventus player was duly authorized by the Portuguese Football Federation to miss the first day of internship and joins the national team on Tuesday.
Of the 15 players who climbed the main pitch of the City of Soccer in Oeiras, the strikers are Dyego Sousa and Diogo Jota, who are working for the first time in Portugal’s top team.
João Félix, another of the rookies, performed gymnasium and recovery, as well as João Cancelo, Rúben Dias, Pizzi, Rafa, William Carvalho, André Silva, Bruno Fernandes, and Gonçalo Guedes.
In the first 15 minutes of the game, which were opened to the media, the players available warming up, always with a ball.
Portugal begins to defend the European title won in 2016 in France against the Ukrainian national team on Friday at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon and receives Serbia three days later on March 25 precinct, being the beginning of both games scheduled for 19:45.
The national team will play Group B, which also includes Lithuania and Luxembourg.
For the first time ever, the final round of the European Championship will take place in 12 cities in 12 different countries, with London hosting the semi-finals and the final.