Uruguay National Football Team

0
42
Uruguay National Football Team

Uruguay is a South American country. So Latin American aesthetic art of playing football is very much common in Uruguayan’s playing style. The Uruguayan team is known as La Celeste (The Sky Blue). Uruguay won the first FIFA World Cup in 1930 as hosts, defeating Argentina 4–2 in the final.  The team won their second title in 1950, defeating host Brazil 2–1 in the final match. This defeat was a biggest upset for Brazilian. The match was taken place at the Estádio do Maracanã in the then-Brazilian capital of Rio de Janeiro on 16 July. The match is known as Maracanazo in football history and it received an attendance higher than any football match ever. Uruguay makes 13 appearances in FIFA World Cup.

Uruguay has a vivid record in Copa América. The team has won the tournament 15 times which is the most winning record for any individual team. They last won Copa América in 2011.

They have won the Gold Medals in Olympics twice, in 1924 and 1928.  Uruguay has a unique record that it´s the only nation in world football to organize multiple major international tournaments in own country and win them all. The team won 7 Copa América tournaments, 1 World Cup and Mundialito in their home ground.

Uruguay is one of the favorite teams for Russia World cup 2018. The team has two dangerous strikers of present football Edinson Cavani and Luis Suárez in their squad. This two can damage the defense of any country. They have many promising players too.

Let’s have a look of their squad:

 

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
GK

GK

GK

Fernando Muslera

Martín Silva

Martín Campaña

June 16, 1986 (age 31)

March 23, 1983 (age 35)

May 29, 1989 (age 28)

Galatasaray

Vasco da Gama

Independiente

DF

DF

DF

DF

DF

DF

Maxi Pereira

Diego Godín (captain)

José María Giménez

Sebastián Coates

Gastón Silva

Guillermo Varela

June 8, 1984 (age 33)

February 16, 1986 (age 32)

January 20, 1995 (age 23)

Octoeber 7, 1990 (age 27)

March 5, 1994 (age 24)

March 24, 1993 (age 25)

Porto

Atlético Madrid

Atlético Madrid

Sporting CP

Independiente

Peñarol

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

MF

Cristian Rodríguez

Gastón Ramírez

Carlos Sánchez

Matías Vecino

Giorgian De Arrascaeta

Nahitan Nández

Rodrigo Bentancur

Diego Laxalt

Lucas Torreira

September 30, 1985 (age 32)

December 2, 1990 (age 27)

December 2, 1984 (age 33)

August 24, 1991 (age 26)

May 1, 1994 (age 23)

December 28, 1995 (age 22)

June 5, 1997 (age 20)

February 7, 1993 (age 25)

February 11, 1996 (age 22)

Peñarol

Sampdoria

Monterrey

Internazionale

Cruzeiro

Boca Juniors

Juventus

Genoa

Sampdoria

FW

FW

FW

FW

Edinson Cavani

Luis Suárez

Cristhian Stuani

Maxi Gómez

February 14, 1987 (age 31)

January 24, 1987 (age 31)

December 10, 1986 (age 31)

August 14, 1996 (age 21)

Paris Saint-Germain

Barcelona

Girona

Celta Vigo

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here