Algarve players João Neves and Gonçalo Ramos called up for the European Championship

The names of both players were already expected in the squad

Roberto Martinez – Photo: Nelson Ferreira

Algarve players João Neves and Gonçalo Ramos have just been called up by Roberto Martínez for the European Football Championship to be played from June 14th to July 14th, in Germany. 

João Neves, a Benfica midfielder who is from Tavira, and Gonçalo Ramos, a PSG striker from Olhão, are part of the group of 26 players chosen by the coach.

The names of both players were already expected in the squad.

The athletes will take part in the pre-competitive training camp which will include, still in Portugal, three games against Finland (José Alvalade Stadium, June 4th), Croatia (National Stadium, June 8th) and the Republic of Ireland (Aveiro Municipal Stadium, 11th of June).

Portugal will meet in Group F of the European Championship the teams from Czechia (Leipzig, 18 June), Turkey (Dortmund, 22 June) and Georgia (Gelsenkirshen, 26 June).


The 26 summoned:

Goalkeeper – Diogo Costa (FC Porto), José Sá (Wolverhampton Wanderers FC) and Rui Patrício (AS Roma);

Defenses – António Silva (SL Benfica), Danilo Pereira (PSG), Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Gonçalo Inácio (Sporting CP), João Cancelo (FC Barcelona), Nélson Semedo (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Nuno Mendes (PSG), Pepe ( FC Porto) and Rúben Dias (Manchester City

Medium – Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), João Neves (SL Benfica), João Palhinha (Fulham FC), Otávio Monteiro (Al Nassr), Rúben Neves (Al-Hilal) and Vitinha (PSG)

Advanced – Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nassr), Diogo Jota (Liverpool FC), Francisco Conceição (FC Porto), Gonçalo Ramos (PSG), João Félix (FC Barcelona), Pedro Neto (Wolverhampton Wanderers) and Rafael Leão (AC Milan).