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Uruguay national football team
Uruguay
Nickname(s) La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
Association Asociación Uruguaya

de Fútbol

Confederation CONMEBOL
Head coach Óscar Tabárez
Captain Diego Lugano
Most caps Rodolfo Rodríguez (79
Top scorer Héctor Scarone (31)
Ground Estadio Centenario
FIFA code URU
FIFA ranking 7
Highest FIFA ranking 6 (July 2010)
Lowest FIFA ranking 54 (December 1998)
Elo ranking 10
Highest Elo ranking 1 (1920)
Lowest Elo ranking 46 (March 1980)

The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international association football. They have won the World Cup twice, winning the inaugural World Cup in 1930 and then again in 1950. They have also won the Copa América fourteen times, a record shared only with Argentina.

HistoryEdit

FIFA World Cup historyEdit

Copa AméricaEdit

Friendly matches 2009-10Edit

Current squadEdit

Current coaching staffEdit

AlumniEdit

Former playersEdit

ManagersEdit

HonoursEdit

FIFA World Cup

  • Winners: 1930, 1950
  • Fourth Place: 1954, 1970, 2010

Copa América

  • Winners: 1916, 1917, 1920, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1935, 1942, 1956, 1959, 1967, 1983, 1987, 1995
  • Runners-Up: 1919, 1927, 1939, 1941, 1989, 1999
  • Third Place: 1921, 1922, 1929, 1937, 1947, 1953, 1957, 2004
  • Fourth Place: 1945, 1946, 1955, 2001, 2007

FIFA Confederations Cup

  • Fourth Place: 1997

Pan American Games

  • Winners: 1983

Olympics

  • Gold: 1924, 1928

External links and referencesEdit

Football in Uruguay
League competitions The UFA Cup competitions
Primera División Uruguay
Segunda División (U-20) (U-17)
List of clubs
List of stadiums
(by capacity)
List of leagues
Records
National football teams of South America (CONMEBOL)

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