19 November 2018, 17h12
Filipe Cruz, Gerson Sousa, Henrique Pereira, Paulo Bernardo, Pedro Silva, Rafael Brito, Rafael Rodrigues, Samuel Soares, and Tomás Araújo were the players from Benfica called up by the national coach, Emílio Peixe, for the three matches that the Portuguese national team will perform on American soil.
The participants of this tournament are, apart from the Portugal national team, the United States (host country), Brazil and Turkey.
Text: Diogo Nascimento
Pics: SL Benfica
18 eagles in the youth national teams
Between the U-16 and U-18s, Benfica has several players in the most recent National teams' squad lists.
21 Benfica players in the Women's National Teams
The U-19, U-17, U-16 and U-15 squad lists.
B Team and academy teams put 26 players in the national teams
Twenty-one Portuguese, one Croatian, one Lithuanian, one Slovenian, one Montenegrin and one English. A wide range of players who will defend their countries in the coming days.
The largest supplier of Portugal's youth national teams
From U-15 to U-21, accounting for the names of the most recent call-ups, 42 players from Benfica were called up for the various Portuguese youth national teams.
Seven Benfica players in the U-17 European Championship
The National Team competes in the competition that will take place in the Republic of Ireland between May 3 and 19.