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Uruguay Squad For FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 And Players And Match List

Uruguay were fortunate enough to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup despite their poor performance and continuous loss of games, which led to the firing of their head coach. La Celeste appointed Diego Alonso, who guided the squad to World Cup qualification as the American giants finished third in the Conmebol qualifiers, behind Argentina and Brazil. Following the announcement of their squad, Uruguay will now prepare for the FIFA World Cup.

Uruguay hosted and won the first FIFA World Cup in 1930, beating Argentina 4–2 in the final. They won their fourth and last title in 1950, upsetting host Brazil 2–1 in the final match. The team have qualified for thirteen World Cups, reaching the second round in ten, the semifinals five times, and the finals twice. On 28 May 1928, the FIFA Congress in Amsterdam decided to stage a world championship itself. With Uruguay now two-time official football world champions and to celebrate their centenary of independence in 1930, FIFA named Uruguay as the host country of the inaugural World Cup tournament.

Diego Alonso has gathered a strong squad, and the country could be a surprise in this World Cup. Uruguay have been the World Championship twice, in 1930 and 1950. In 2018, they advanced to the quarter-finals before being ousted by eventual champions France. Veteran players Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, as well as the injured Ronald Araujo, have been named in the 26-man squad.

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Uruguay Squad

Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Sergio Rochet (Nacional), Sebastian Sosa (Independiente).

Defenders: Jose Maria Gimenez (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Sporting CP), Diego Godin (Velez Sarsfield), Martin Caceres (LA Galaxy), Ronald Araujo (Barcelona), Guillermo Varela (Flamengo), Jose Luis Rodriguez (Nacional), Mathias Olivera (Napoli), Matias Vina (Roma).

Midfielders: Lucas Torreira (Galatasaray), Manuel Ugarte (Sporting CP), Matias Vecino (Lazio), Rodrigo Bentancur (Tottenham Hotspur), Federico Valverde (Real Madrid), Facundo Pellistri (Manchester United), Nicolas De La Cruz (River Plate).

Forwards: Agustin Canobbio (Athletico Paranaense), Facundo Torres (Orlando City), Giorgian De Arrascaeta (Flamengo), Maxi Gomez (Trabzonspor), Luis Suarez (Nacional), Edinson Cavani (Valencia), Darwin Nunez (Liverpool).

Uruguay Players List

Diego Godin – Defender

Guillermo Varela – Defender

Jose Gimenez – Defender

Jose Rodriguez – Defender

Martin Caceres – Defender

Mathias Olivera – Defender

Matias Vina – Defender

Ronald Araujo – Defender

Sebastian Coates – Defender

Agustin Canobbio – Forward

Darwin Nunez – Forward

Edinson Cavani – Forward

Luis Suarez – Forward

Maxi Gomez – Forward

Fernando Muslera – Goalkeeper

Sebastian Sosa – Goalkeeper

Sergio Rochet – Goalkeeper

Facundo Pellistri – Midfielder

Facundo Torres – Midfielder

Federico Valverde – Midfielder

Giorgian de Arrascaeta – Midfielder

Lucas Torreira – Midfielder

Manuel Ugarte – Midfielder

Matias Vecino – Midfielder

Nicolas De La Cruz – Midfielder

Rodrigo Bentancur –  Midfielder

Official Squad for Uruguay #WorldCup2022

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Uruguay Match List

Uruguay vs South Korea – Thursday, 24 Nov; 6:30 P.M

Portugal vs Uruguay – Tuesday, 29 Nov; 12:30 A.M

Ghana vs Uruguay – Friday, 2 Dec; 08:30 P.M

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