Substitute Pedro Correia scored a dramatic extra-time winner as Portugal won the UEFA European U19 Championship with a 4-3 victory over Italy in Finland.
Portugal competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. A delegation of thirty eight competitors participated in eleven sports, bringing home a total of three medals – a feat only repeated 20 years later, in Athens – including Portugal's first ever Olympic gold medal, through Carlos Lopes in the marathon.
Portugal competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. A dodadinal delegation of sixty four competitors participated in a new record number of fourteen sports.
Portugal competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 90 competitors, 68 men and 22 women, took part in 71 events in 14 sports.These Olympics saw Portugal listing the biggest share of competitors in the athletics, but also debuting in the tennis and badminton events, recently elevated to Olympic sports, as with the women's judo.
Portugal competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. A delegation with a record number of 107 competitors participated in 79 events in 18 sports.
Portugal competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. A delegation of nineteen competitors participated in six sports, conquering, for the first time, two silver medals in one Olympiad and one olympic medal in the athletics.
Portugal competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. A delegation of sixty five competitors participated in a record number of eleven sports, with the Star sailing team winning an Olympic silver medal, the second in Portugal's history.
Portugal competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. A delegation of 71 competitors, 68 men and 3 women, took part in 45 events in 10 sports.
Portugal competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. A delegation of thirty competitors participated in eight sports, with the equestrian team winning the nation's first ever Olympic medal.
Portugal competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A delegation of thirty one competitors participated in eight sports, with the fencing team grabbing the second Olympic medal for Portugal.
Portugal competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. A delegation of forty eight competitors participated in eight sports, with an equestrian and sailing teams winning both a bronze and Portugal's first Olympic silver medal, respectively.