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Rafael Leao selected in front-line of Portugal squad

After Portugal have released their 26-man roster ahead of this year’s World Cup, Rafael Leao was selected in the front-line.

So far this season, the 23 year-old amassed a total of five goals and four assists in 14 games-played within the Serie A for the Rossonerri.

Alongside him from the Serie A is Roma shot-stopper Rui Patricio, who is set to potentially be starting in-between the goalposts.

However, Napoli full-back Mario Rui and Beto of Udinese were not featured in the squad despite their impressive run of form thus far.

Portugal World Cup 2022 Squad:

Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa , Jose Sa, Rui Patricio.

Defenders: Diogo Dalot , Joao Cancelo, Danilo Pereira, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Antonio Silva, Nuno Mendes , Raphael Guerreiro.

Midfielders: Joao Palhinha, Ruben Neves, Bernardo Silva, Bruno Fernandes, Joao Mario  Matheus Nunes , Vitinha, William Carvalho, Otavio

Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo , Joao Felix, Rafael Leao, Ricardo Horta, Goncalo Ramos, Andre Silva.

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