Gomes back in Portugal squad
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Veteran former Benfica striker Nuno Gomes, now of Braga, has been called up by Portugal for the first time in almost two years ahead of the friendly against Luxembourg in Faro on 10 August.

Coach Paulo Bento has named a 21-man squad for the match.

Portugal squad:

Goalkeepers: Eduardo (Benfica), Quim (Braga), Rui Patricio (Sporting)
Defenders: Bruno Alves (Zenit St Petersburg/RUS), Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid/ESP), Joao Pereira (Sporting), Pepe (Real Madrid/ESP), Ricardo Carvalho (Real Madrid/ESP), Silvio (Atletico Madrid/ESP)
Midfielders: Andre Castro (FC Porto), Andre Santos (Sporting), Joao Moutinho (FC Porto), Raul Meireles (Liverpool/ENG), Ruben Micael (FC Porto)
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/ESP), Danny (Zenit St Petersburg/RUS), Helder Postiga (Sporting), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas/TUR), Nani (Manchester United/ENG), Nuno Gomes (Braga), Silvestre Varela (FC Porto)