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Portugal releases call-ups for Brazil match at Gillette Stadium

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The Federacao Portuguesa de Futebol (Portuguese Football Federation) has released the 23-man roster called up by manager Paulo Bento for its early September friendlies, including the Sept. 10 match against Brazil at Gillette Stadium.

The star-studded roster includes internationally-renowned players Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe, Nani, Joao Moutinho and Fabio Coentrao among the 23 players called up.

More than 50,000 seats have already been sold for the match, and newly-opened seats are available for purchase starting at $50. Tickets are on sale through all Ticketmaster outlets and the Gillette Stadium box office by calling 1-877-GET-REVS. There are a limited number of seats in the lower bowl still available through the purchase of special package offers.

Portugal’s full roster for its Sept. 6 friendly against Northern Ireland in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and the Sept. 10 match against Brazil at Gillette Stadium follows:

GOALKEEPERS: Beto (Sevilla), Eduardo (SC Braga), Rui Patricio (Sporting)

DEFENDERS: Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid), Joao Pereira (Valencia), Pepe (Real Madrid), Luis Neto (FC Zenit), Ricardo Costa (Valencia), Antunes (Malaga CF)

MIDFIELDERS: Andre Martins (Sporting), Josue (FC Porto), Joao Moutinho (AS Monaco), Miguel Veloso (FC Dynamo KYIV), Raul Meireles (Fenerbahce), Ruben Amorim (Benfica), Ruben Micael (SC Braga)

FORWARDS: Vieirinha (VFL Wolfsburg), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid), Danny (FC Zenit), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Helder Postiga (Valencia), Nani (Manchester United)