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Best XI: Portugal in the 21st century

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RW – Luis Figo

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LISBON, PORTUGAL – JUNE 30: Fussball: Euro 2004 in Portugal, Halbfinale / Spiel 29, Lissabon; Portugal – Niederlande ( POR – NED ) 2:1; LUIS FIGO / POR 30.06.04. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Luis Figo represented Portugal between 1991 and 2006, netting a total of 32 goals which puts himself in fourth place on the all-time top goalscorers table.

The winger reached the semi-finals of the EURO 2000, the final of the EURO 2004 and won the fourth place at the FIFA World Cup two years later.

In 2006 he put an end to his international career as Portugal’s most capped player with 127 appearances – a record which was eventually beaten by Cristiano Ronaldo.