World Cup Quiz Portugal

by Travelbag on 29 May 2014, 08:05AM

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Portugal have produced some of the most talented players to grace the game of football. They have qualified for the World Cup 6 times but have never reached a World Cup final. Currently 3rd in the Fifa World rankings after Spain and Germany, captain Cristiano Ronaldo and his squad sure have a lot to live up to. Will they finally break the mould and make it to the final in Brazil?

Portugal has an old-fashioned charm, with its many picturesque cobblestone villages and medieval castles But the country has also got captivating cities, golden beaches and simple, delicious food. History, great food and idyllic scenery are just the beginning and Portugal is a land of many faces. Once a powerful seafaring kingdom that dominated the merchant routes to Africa, South America and the Orient, Portugal today is a friendly, low-key place with a laidback vibe and a fantastic coastline, much of it fringed by golden sands and endless dunes. Its rolling interior is perfect for exploring on foot, by kayak, by bike or even on horseback – though a large part of the country’s charm comes from languorous days on the beach, dining on fabulously fresh seafood and kicking back with a beer to watch the sunset over the Atlantic. The legacy of Portugal’s former wealth and power can be seen in its historic cities – yet the capital, Lisbon, superbly sited on the Tejo river estuary, is as popular today for its lively clubbing scene as for its grand Manueline monuments and medieval alleyways. Porto meanwhile, the country’s second city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the best place to sample some of the many varieties of Portugal’s other notable contribution to the world, port wine.

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