Portugal (officially the Portuguese Republic) is a country in southwestern Europe placed on the Iberian Peninsula. It is the westernmost country of Europe.
The Portuguese national football team (“A Selecção das Quinas” or just “A Selecção”) played its first international game in 1921. The team’s best achievement in UEFA Euro Cup is reaching the final in 2004. Portugal have also played twice on semi-finals at FIFA World Cup: in 1966 and 2006. Before EURO 2012, all-time top goalscorer is Pauleta with 47 goals.