Euro 2016 Stars Not Included in Portugal Squad For Rio Olympics

Updated: 15 July 2016 10:05 IST

Andre Martins with two caps is the only player in the Portugal squad with senior international experience.

Euro 2016 Stars Not Included in Portugal Squad For Rio Olympics
None of the players who won the Euro 2016 have been named in Portugal's Rio Olympics squad. © AFP

Lisbon:

Portugal unveiled an 18-man squad for the Olympics Games football tournament on Thursday but did not name any of the players who featured in the successful Euro 2016 campaign.

Andre Martins, with two caps, is the only player in the squad with senior international experience.

Portugal squad:

Goalkeepers: Bruno Varela (Vitoria Setubal), Joel Pereira (Manchester United/ENG)

Defenders: Edgar Ie (Villareal/ESP), Ricardo Esgaio (Sporting Lisbon), Paulo Henrique (Pacos Ferreira), Tiago Ilori (Liverpool/ENG), Tobias Figueiredo (Nacional Madere)

Midfielders: Andre Martins (unattached), Bruno Fernandes (Udinese/ITA), Fabio Sturgeon (Belenenses), Francisco Ramos (FC Porto), Sergio Oliveira (FC Porto), Tiago Silva (Belenenses), Tomas Podstawski (FC Porto)

Attackers: Carlos Mane (Sporting Lisbon), Goncalo Paciencia (FC Porto), Nuno Santos (Vitoria Setubal), Salvador Agra (Nacional Madere)

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Topics mentioned in this article Portugal Euro 2016 Olympics 2016 Football
Highlights
  • Portugal won the Euro 2016 on July 10
  • None of the winning players will participate at Rio Olympics
  • The Olympic Games will be held in Rio from August 5 to 21
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