28 July 2010 — Results: The Barclay’s New York Football Challenge featured Sporting Clube de Portugal playing for a nearly sold-out Red Bull Arena. Djalo and Fabiano were in especially fine form facing Man City.
Rumors: We’re not sure how to feel about this, but the rumor is that North Korea was so upset by their loss to Portugal in the World Cup that the entire team was publicly humiliated and the coach sent to work at a construction site!
Distractions: Online blackjack has almost passed online slots as our new favorite Internet activity. Well, our favorite one that we can make money at, anyway. If you haven’t played a little online blackjack yet, get ready for it to become your new favorite, too!
Events: If you don’t have your Guadiana Cup Tickets yet, you’re running late. Football doesn’t get much hotter than a mid-summer weekend at the Vila Real de San Antonio Stadium!
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We’ll keep you posted as soon as we hear anything new!
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The Portuguese Football Federation governs the Portuguese national football team, and the team managed to finish 4th at the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Their first appearance way back in the 1966 FIFA World Cup had them reach the semifinal, ultimately losing 2–1 to England. Then, Portugal finished in 3rd place. Portugal subsequently qualified for the World Cup both in 1986 and 2002. Courting controversy in 1986, Portugal’s players went on strike over money, refusing to train between their 1st and 2nd games.
In 2002, The Portuguese Football Federation hired Luiz Felipe Scolari, the Brazilian born coach who lead the Brazil national football team to the 2002 FIFA World Cup championship. Under his tutelage, Portugal went to the final of UEFA Euro 2004, eventually losing to the Greek national team. Under Scolari, they also went to the 2nd World Cup semi-finals in the 2006 World Cup. After the Euro 2008 championshops, Scolari left to manage Chelsea. In 2008, Carlos Queiroz was made the new manager of the Portuguese team in 2008.
Portugal is not only a country where Football is more than a national sport ! It also has some of the greatest stadiums in Europe among which the Estadio da Luz (Stadium of light) that is legendary. This stadium is impressive and has a capacity seating of 65,000 people.
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