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Best XI: Portugal in the 21st century

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GK – Rui Patricio

Portugal, Rui Patricio
MARSEILLE, FRANCE – JUNE 30: Rui Patricio of Portugal saves a penalty by Jakub Blaszczykowski of Poland at the penalty shootout during the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter final match between Poland and Portugal at Stade Velodrome on June 30, 2016 in Marseille, France. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

We start with the goalkeeping position and the first one to make our Best XI side is Portugal’s current number 1 – Rui Patricio.

Patricio has won two major tournaments with his country and that’s why he decided to pick him over another legendary Portuguese goalie, Ricardo who was an excellent penalty stopper.