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Best XI: Portugal in the 21st century

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CM – Rui Costa

Rui Costa, Portugal
LISBON, PORTUGAL – JUNE 24: Fussball: Euro 2004 in Portugal, Viertelfinale Spiel 25, Lissabon; Portugal – England ( POR – ENG ) 8:7 n.E; RUI COSTA / POR 24.06.04. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Another amazing midfielder Rui Costa represented his country for more than a decade, reaching the final of the very last major international tournament he played back in 2004.

Rui Costa is Portugal’s seventh all-time top goalscorer with 26 goals and the eighth most capped player with 94 appearances in the national jersey.