Portugal has not yet experienced Watch World Cup 2022 World Cup success. In 1966, they achieved their most outstanding achievement, taking third place.
In 1966, the Portuguese team made its first appearance in the FIFA World Cup. In their first season, they had a fantastic run and finished third. Despite being in a challenging group with Hungary, Brazil, and Bulgaria, Eusebio and the company prevailed.
Eusebio scored four of the five goals as they defeated North Korea 5-3 in the quarterfinals.
However, they were defeated by the ultimate victors in England in the semifinals thanks to a brace from Bobby Charlton. They beat the Soviets in the third-place tiebreaker to win the bronze medal.
During the tournament, Eusebio was in outstanding form and established a record for the Portuguese team by scoring nine goals, which still stands.
Portugal had to wait 36 years to requalify for the FIFA World Cup after their outstanding performance in 1966. However, they fell short in 2002 and were eliminated in the group phase after losing two of the three games.