On the 26th of May Portugal participated in the children's football festival World Flags Junior Cup with a team formed by young Russian football players of the Khimki Football Academy. Team Portugal finished the festival in third place.
The event, promoted by the Embassy of Germany, took place in the Municipality Khimki and was supported by the local Government, as well as by the Embassies of Argentina, Australia, Cameroon, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Spain and Portugal. The teams included children of the Embassies’ staff as well as pupils from the Khimki Football Academy. Teams Russia and Spain finished in first and second place respectively.