2018 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay

Wednesday 7th February 2018 2018 fifa world cup: uruguay
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The very first host of World Cup, Uruguay national football team is controlled by the Uruguayan football Association. In the history of World Cup, Uruguay is the first one to lift the Golden Trophy. In 1930, Uruguay defeated Argentina with a score of 4-2. In the 1950 World Cup hosted by Brazil, Uruguay won again by defeating Brazil with a score of 2-1. For three times, Uruguay came in fourth place: in1954, in 1970 and in 2010.

Coached by Oscar Tabarez, Uruguay is on unique nation in the world football to organize multiple major international tournaments in their own country and win all of them.

Caption: The 1930 Uruguay National Football Team that defeated Brazil

Picture credit: wikimedia.org

Uruguay currently has 22 players in its squad. The details of all the players are given as follows:

Jersey number

Position

Players

Date of birth

Goals

12

Goal Keeper

Martin Campana

May 29, 1989

0

23

Goal Keeper

Martin Silva

March 23, 1983

0

2

Defender

Jose Maria Gimenez

January 20, 1995

4

3

Defender

Diego Godin (Captain)

February 16, 1986

8

13

Defender

Gaston Silva

March 5, 1994

0

16

Defender

Maxi Pereira

June 8, 1984

3

19

Defender

Mauricio Lemos

December 28, 1995

0

24

Defender

Guillermo Varela

March 24, 1993

0

4

Midfielder

Federico Valverde

July 22, 1998

1

5

Midfielder

Carlos Sanchez

December 2, 1984

1

6

Midfielder

Rodrigo Bentacur

June 5, 1997

0

7

Midfielder

Christian Rodriguez

September 30, 1985

11

8

Midfielder

Nahitan Nandez

December 28, 1995

0

10

Midfielder

Giorgian De Arrascaeta

May 1, 1994

1

14

Midfielder

Nicolas Lodeiro

March 21, 1989

4

15

Midfielder

Matias Vecino

August 24, 1991

1

20

Midfielder

Alvaro gonzalez

October 29, 1984

3

9

Forward

Gaston Pereiro

June 11, 1995

0

11

Forward

Cristhian Stuani

December 10, 1986

5

17

Forward

Jonathan Urretaviscaya

March 19, 1990

0

18

Forward

Maximiliano Gomez

August 14, 1996

0

21

Forward

Edinson Cavani

February 14, 1987

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