The Full 90

2010 World Cup Preview: Portugal

Portugal

Group G THE BASICS

Nickname:

Colors:

FIFA Ranking:

How They Got Here:


World Cup Pedigree: THE PLOT

THE DIRECTOR

Carlos Queiroz

LEADING MAN

Cristiano Ronaldo

SUPPORTING CAST

Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha, better known as Nani Deco Raul Meireles Pepe Ricardo Carvalho LIKELY BREAKOUT STAR(s)

Miguel Veloso Joao Moutinho

THE LIKELY VILLAIN

Ronaldo PRODUCTION NOTES

WHAT THEY'LL WEAR

IT'S SORTA LIKE...

Mission: Impossible III

TRAILER

DO WHAT YOU WILL WITH THIS...

CRITICAL BLURBS

Best-case scenario? Realistic prediction? POSSIBLE HOLLYWOOD MOMENT


Group A: South Africa Uruguay Mexico France

Group B: South Korea Greece Nigeria Argentina

Group C: Algeria Slovenia USA England

Group D: Serbia Australia Ghana Germany

Group E: Japan Cameroon Denmark Netherlands

Group F: New Zealand Slovakia Paraguay Italy

Group G: North Korea

Group H:
Sources: World Cup 2010 (by Steven D. Stark and Harrison Stark); ESPN and Soccernet.com; FIFA; CIA Factbook
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