One of many distinguished left-backs in modern-day Portuguese soccer, Coentrao made his debut for the senior crew in November 2009.
He was then chosen by Carlos Queiroz for the 2010 World Cup and performed all matches in South Africa, the place Portugal suffered a last-16 knockout.
Coentrao was immense for Portugal at Euro 2012 the place he helped his nation to the semi-final.
After struggling an harm in the midst of the 2014 World Cup, he was dominated out of the event.
Coentrao then went on to overlook Euro 2016, which Portugal gained, and was neglected by Portugal’s selectors for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
He finally retired with 52 appearances.