Uruguay National Team 2018 FIFA World Cup

Published on : 2017-12-06 By:Binor Pokhrel

Uruguay National Team represents the Uruguayan national football team in several international tournaments and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association. Their home ground is Estadio Centenario, Montevideo stadium.

Uraguay has represented in 13 World Cups so far and their first one was in 1930. The team has won the World Cup twice including the first World Cup in 1930 as hosts, defeating Argentina 4–2 in the final. They won their second title in 1950, defeating host Brazil 2–1 in the final match. They have won the Copa América 15 times, being the team that has won the tournament on most occasions.

Uruguay's current FIFA ranking is recorded to be 21st and their highest ever ranking is 2nd in July 2011. Their lowest ever FIFA ranking is 55th in 1998. The team is managed by the head coach Óscar Tabárez and the captain of the team is Diego Godin. The top scorer for the Uruguayan national team is the Barcelona's star forward Luis Suarez and the player winning most caps is Maxi Pereira with a total of 124 caps and he is followed by their current captain Diego Godin with 113 caps.

The list of possible players to be included in the squad of Uruguay for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia.

Goal Keepers

Fernando Muslera
Esteban Conde
Gastón Guruceaga

Martín Silva

Martín Campaña

Defenders

Martín Cáceres
Sebastián Coates
Federico Ricca
Alejandro Silva

Jorge Fucile

Álvaro Pereira

Gastón Silva

José María Giménez

Mauricio Lemos

Maxi Pereira
Diego Godín 

Guillermo Varela

Midfielders

Egidio Arévalo Ríos
Mathías Corujo
Diego Laxalt
Gastón Ramírez

Cristian Rodríguez

Álvaro González

Federico Valverde

Nicolás Lodeiro

Carlos Sánchez

Matías Vecino

Giorgian De Arrascaeta

Nahitan Nández

Forwards

Luis Suárez
Sebastián Fernández
Abel Hernández
Diego Rolán

Edinson Cavani

Cristhian Stuani

Maximiliano Gómez

Jonathan Urretaviscaya

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