Sunday, July 14, 2019, 19h34

Roller hockey: Miguel Vieira is World Champion with Portugal!

Roller Hockey

The National team beat Argentina from Nicolía and Ordoñez.

Portugal is the roller hockey world champion, 16 years later. The team where the Benfiquista Miguel Vieira plays beat Argentina from Nicolía and Ordoñez, by 2-1, in the penalty shootout, after a scoreless draw in regulation time and extra-time.

The Portuguese national team won the 16th world title, one title behind the record holder Spain, regaining a title that had eluded the team since 2003, in Oliveira de Azeméis.

Portugal finished second in Group B (beat Colombia by 8-2, drew 1-1 with Argentina and beat Chile by 4-9), the team advance to the quarterfinals where it Italy by 7-5 in extra-time. In the semifinals, Portugal beat Spain (2-4).

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