Uruguay National Team represents the Uruguay men's international football, directed by the Uruguayan governing body "Uruguay Football Federation." Uruguay also contests the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar in Group H with South Korea, Portugal, and Ghana. It is also one of the most prosperous South American countries, having won nineteen FIFA official titles. Uruguay's national team, well-known as La Celeste (The Sky Blue), is also the first country to win FIFA World Cup. They made their first appearance in an international game on 20 July 1904 against Argentina.
As of 2022, they have partaken in four major global tournaments, including the World Cup(14 times), Copa America(45 times), UEFA Cup of Championship (1 time), and FIFA Confederation Cup (2 times). Regarding his FIFA ranking, Uruguay ranks in 13th standing, and their best was 2nd as of June 2012. The period between 1904 and 1928 is considered the golden era in Uruguay's football history.
Currently, the team is under the supervision of head coach Diego Alonso and former Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is the highest goals scorer (68 goals) and captain of the team. In contrast, Diego Godin owns the record for the most capped Uruguayan footballer earning 159 caps.
A list of the players included in the 2022 Uruguay Football squad in the 2022 FIFA World Cup
Matias Vina (Defender)
Jose Luis Rodriguez (Defender)
Rodrigo Bentancur (Midfielder)
Georgian de Arrascaeta (Midfielder)
Nicolas de la Cruz (Midfielder)
Federico Valverde (Midfielder)
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