The selected Portuguese players, European champion in title, are valued at 657 million euros. Six times more than the Ukrainian ones. But there are more contrasts.
Portugal opens hostilities tomorrow, in the Luz stadium, regarding the qualifications for the Euro "2020, facing a Ukraine with which it has more differences than likenesses. In the race for his 11th consecutive presence in the final stages of the most important events (five European Championships, five consecutive World Cups), Fernando Santos' team faces an adversary... a world away.
The first point in what separates Portugal from Ukraine, in terms of football, comes from the quality of the various players called and their respective market value. There, the group of Quinas enters not only to win but to... trounce.
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