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Flag of Uruguay Uruguay
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Nickname(s) Los Charrúas
La Celeste (The Sky Blue One)
La Garra Charrúa
Association Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol (AUF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Flag of None Vacant
Asst coach Flag of Uruguay Celso Otero
Captain Diego Godín
Most caps Maxi Pereira (125)
Top scorer Luis Suárez (53)
Ground Estadio Centenario
FIFA code URU
FIFA ranking 14 Increase 3 (7 June 2018)
Highest FIFA ranking 2 (July 2011)
Lowest FIFA ranking 55 (December 1998)
Elo ranking 7 Decrease 2 (6 July 2018)
Highest Elo ranking 1 (Various dates 1920–31)
Lowest Elo ranking 48 (5 September 1979)
First international Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay 2–3 Argentina Flag of Argentina.png
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 16 May 1901)
Biggest win Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay 9–0 Bolivia Flag of Bolivia.png
(Lima, Peru; 9 November 1927)
Biggest defeat Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay 0–6 Argentina Flag of Argentina.png
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 20 July 1902)
World Cup appearances 13 (First in 1930)
Best result Winners, 1930 and 1950
Copa América appearances 45 (First in 1916)
Best result Winners, 1916, 1917, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1935, 1942, 1956, 1959, 1967, 1983, 1987, 1995, 2011
Uruguay 2018 HomeUruguay 2018 Away

The Uruguay national football team is the national association football team of Uruguay and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the government body for football in Uruguay. The team plays its home games at Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, and their current manager is Óscar Tabárez.

Uruguay hosted the first FIFA World Cup in 1930, where they won the tournament after defeating Argentina in the final. Uruguay won another one in 1950. Since then they’ve never placed in the top of the FIFA World Cup. They are also the most successful team in Copa América, winning it 15 times.


Recent results and fixtures

2018 China Cup 23 March 2018 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 2–0 Flag of Czech.jpg Czech Republic Nanning, China  
19:35 CST (UTC+8) Suárez Soccerball 10' (pen.)
Cavani Soccerball 37'
Report Stadium: Guangxi Sports Center
Referee: Saoud Al-Athbah (Qatar)
2018 China Cup 26 March 2018 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 1–0 Flag of Wales.gif Wales Nanning, China  
19:35 CST (UTC+8) Cavani Soccerball 49' Stadium: Guangxi Sports Center
Attendance: 41,056
Referee: Salman Ahmad Falahi (Qatar)
Friendly 7 June 2018 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 3–0 Flag of Uzbekistan.gif Uzbekistan Montevideo, Uruguay  
20:10 UYT (UTC–3) De Arrascaeta Soccerball 32'
Suárez Soccerball 54' (pen.)
Giménez Soccerball 73'
Report Stadium: Estadio Centenario
Referee: Raphael Claus (Brazil)
2018 WC GS 15 June 2018 Egypt Flag of Egypt.png 0–1 Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay Yekaterinburg, Russia  
17:00 YEKT (UTC+5) Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Giménez Soccerball 90' Stadium: Central Stadium
Attendance: 20,015
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
2018 WC GS 20 June 2018 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 1–0 Flag of Saudi Arabia.png Saudi Arabia Rostov-on-Don, Russia  
18:00 MSK (UTC+3) Suárez Soccerball 23' Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Stadium: Rostov Arena
Attendance: 42,678
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
2018 WC GS 25 June 2018 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 3–0 Flag of Russia Good One.gif Russia Samara, Russia  
18:00 SAMT (UTC+4) Suárez Soccerball 10'
Cheryshev Soccerball 23' (o.g.)
Cavani Soccerball 90'
Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Stadium: Cosmos Arena
Attendance: 41,970
Referee: Malang Diedhiou (Senegal)
2018 WC Round of 16 30 June 2018 (2018-06-30) Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 2–1 Flag of Portugal.gif Portugal Sochi, Russia  
21:00 MSK (UTC+3) Cavani Soccerball 7'62' Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Pepe Soccerball 55' Stadium: Fisht Olympic Stadium
Attendance: 44,287
Referee: César Arturo Ramos (Mexico
2018 WC QF 6 July 2018 Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.gif 0–2 Flag of France.png France Nizhny Novgorod, Russia  
17:00 MSK (UTC+3) Report (FIFA)
Report (BBC)
Varane Soccerball 40'
Griezmann Soccerball 61'
Stadium: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Attendance: 43,319
Referee: Néstor Pitana (Argentina)
Friendly 7 September 2018 Mexico Flag of Mexico.png v Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay Houston, United States  
21:00 CDT (UTC−6) Report Stadium: NRG Stadium
Friendly 11 September 2018 Brazil Brazil.png v Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay Foxborough, United States  
Stadium: Gillette Stadium

Players

Current squad

The following 23 players were named in the squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Caps and goals correct as of 6 July 2018, subsequent to the match against France.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Fernando Muslera 16 June 1986 (1986-06-16) (age 33) 102 0 Flag of Turkey Galatasaray
12 1GK Martín Campaña 29 May 1989 (1989-05-29) (age 30) 1 0 Flag of Argentina Independiente
23 1GK Martín Silva 25 March 1983 (1983-03-25) (age 37) 11 0 Brazil Vasco da Gama
2 2DF José María Giménez 20 January 1995 (1995-01-20) (age 25) 46 6 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
3 2DF Diego Godín (captain) 16 February 1986 (1986-02-16) (age 34) 122 8 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
4 2DF Guillermo Varela 24 March 1993 (1993-03-24) (age 27) 5 0 Flag of Uruguay Peñarol
13 2DF Gastón Silva 5 March 1994 (1994-03-05) (age 26) 17 0 Flag of Argentina Independiente
16 2DF Maxi Pereira 8 June 1984 (1984-06-08) (age 35) 125 3 Flag of Portugal Porto
19 2DF Sebastián Coates 7 October 1990 (1990-10-07) (age 29) 31 1 Flag of Portugal Sporting CP
22 2DF Martín Cáceres 7 April 1987 (1987-04-07) (age 33) 81 4 Flag of Italy Lazio
5 3MF Carlos Sánchez 2 December 1984 (1984-12-02) (age 35) 38 1 Flag of Mexico Monterrey
6 3MF Rodrigo Bentancur 25 June 1997 (1997-06-25) (age 22) 12 0 Flag of Italy Juventus
7 3MF Cristian Rodríguez 30 September 1985 (1985-09-30) (age 34) 109 11 Flag of Uruguay Peñarol
8 3MF Nahitan Nández 28 December 1995 (1995-12-28) (age 24) 17 0 Flag of Argentina Boca Juniors
10 3MF Giorgian De Arrascaeta 1 June 1994 (1994-06-01) (age 25) 16 2 Brazil Cruzeiro
14 3MF Lucas Torreira 11 February 1996 (1996-02-11) (age 24) 8 0 Flag of Italy Sampdoria
15 3MF Matías Vecino 24 August 1991 (1991-08-24) (age 28) 27 1 Flag of Italy Internazionale
17 3MF Diego Laxalt 7 February 1993 (1993-02-07) (age 27) 10 0 Flag of Italy Genoa
9 4FW Luis Suárez 24 January 1987 (1987-01-24) (age 33) 103 53 Flag of Spain Barcelona
11 4FW Cristhian Stuani 12 October 1986 (1986-10-12) (age 33) 43 5 Flag of Spain Girona
18 4FW Maxi Gómez 14 August 1996 (1996-08-14) (age 23) 7 0 Flag of Spain Celta Vigo
20 4FW Jonathan Urretaviscaya 19 March 1990 (1990-03-19) (age 30) 5 0 Flag of Mexico Monterrey
21 4FW Edinson Cavani 14 February 1987 (1987-02-14) (age 33) 105 45 Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Uruguay squad in the past 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Esteban Conde 4 March 1983 (1983-03-04) (age 37) 1 0 Flag of Uruguay Nacional v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 10 October 2017
DF Mauricio Lemos 28 December 1995 (1995-12-28) (age 24) 1 0 Flag of Italy Sassuolo 2018 China Cup PRE
DF Federico Ricca 1 December 1994 (1994-12-01) (age 25) 1 0 Flag of Spain Málaga 2018 China Cup PRE
MF Nicolás Lodeiro 21 March 1989 (1989-03-21) (age 31) 53 4 Flag of the United States Seattle Sounders 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Gastón Ramírez 2 December 1990 (1990-12-02) (age 29) 43 0 Flag of Italy Sampdoria 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Federico Valverde 22 July 1998 (1998-07-22) (age 21) 4 1 Flag of Spain Deportivo La Coruña 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Gastón Pereiro 11 June 1995 (1995-06-11) (age 24) 1 0 Netherlands PSV 2018 China Cup PRE
MF Álvaro González 29 October 1984 (1984-10-29) (age 35) 73 3 Flag of Uruguay Nacional v. Flag of Austria.png Austria, 17 November 2017
MF Egidio Arévalo Ríos 1 January 1982 (1982-01-01) (age 38) 90 0 Unattached v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 10 October 2017
MF Mathías Corujo 8 May 1986 (1986-05-08) (age 34) 22 1 Flag of Uruguay Peñarol v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 10 October 2017
FW Sebastián Fernández 23 May 1985 (1985-05-23) (age 35) 14 2 Flag of Uruguay Nacional v. Flag of Paraguay.png Paraguay, 5 September 2017
FW Abel Hernández 8 August 1990 (1990-08-08) (age 29) 29 11 England Hull City v. Flag of Argentina.png Argentina, 31 August 2017 INJ
FW Diego Rolán 24 March 1993 (1993-03-24) (age 27) 25 4 Flag of Spain Málaga v. Flag of Argentina.png Argentina, 31 August 2017 INJ

INJ Withdrew due to injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from international football.

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of Uruguayan international players

Managers

Main article: List of Uruguay international managers

Honours

Note: The list below is for Senior and Olympic teams.

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Copa América Finals Champions

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FIFA World Cup hosts

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Uruguay
Uruguay – 2010 FIFA World Cup - Fourth place

1. Muslera 2. Lugano 3. Godín 4. Fucile 5. Gargano 6. Victorino 7. Cavani 8. Eguren 9. Suárez 10. Forlán 11. Á. Pereira 12. Castillo 13. Abreu 14. Lodeiro 15. Pérez 16. M. Pereira 17. Arévalo Ríos 18. I. González 19. Scotti 20. Á. Fernández 21. S. Fernández 22. Cáceres 23. Silva

Template:Uruguay squad (2011 Copa América)

Uruguay
Uruguay – 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup

Muslera · Lugano (c) · Godín · Coates · Gargano · Hernández · Rodríguez · Eguren · Suárez · Forlán · Á. Pereira · Castillo · Aguirregaray · Lodeiro · Pérez · M. Pereira · Arévalo · Ramírez · Scotti · González · Cavani · Cáceres · Silva

Uruguay
Uruguay – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Round of 16

1. Muslera 2. Lugano (c) 3. Godín 4. Fucile 5. Gargano 6. Á. Pereira 7. Rodríguez 8. Hernández 9. Suárez 10. Forlán 11. Stuani 12. Muñoz 13. Giménez 14. Lodeiro 15. Pérez 16. M. Pereira 17. Arévalo 18. Ramírez 19. Coates 20. González 21. Cavani 22. Cáceres 23. Silva

Uruguay
Uruguay – 2015 Copa América

1. Muslera 2. Giménez 3. Godín (c) 4. Fucile 5. Sánchez 6. Á. Pereira 7. C. Rodríguez 8. Hernández 9. Rolán 10. De Arrascaeta 11. Stuani 12. Muñoz 13. G. Silva 14. Lodeiro 15. G. Pereira 16. M. Pereira 17. Arévalo Ríos 18. Corujo 19. Coates 20. González 21. Cavani 22. J. Rodríguez 23. M. Silva

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Uruguay – Copa América Centenario
  • Manager: Flag of None [[]]
Uruguay
Uruguay – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Quarter-finals

1. Muslera 2. Giménez 3. Godín (c) 4. Varela 5. Sánchez 6. Bentancur 7. Rodríguez 8. Nández 9. Suárez 10. De Arrascaeta 11. Stuani 12. Campaña 13. G. Silva 14. Torreira 15. Vecino 16. Pereira 17. Laxalt 18. Gómez 19. Coates 20. Urretaviscaya 21. Cavani 22. Cáceres 23. M. Silva

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