Uruguay

URU

 


 

Uruguay
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
Los Charrúas (The Charrúa)
La Garra Charrúa (The Charrúa Claw)
Association Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol (AUF)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Óscar Tabárez
Captain Diego Godín
Most caps Maxi Pereira (124)
Top scorer Luis Suárez (50)
Home stadium Estadio CentenarioMontevideo
FIFA code URU
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 17 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (July 2011)
Lowest 55 (December 1998)
Elo ranking
Current 13 Steady (18 April 2018)
Highest (Various dates 1920–31)
Lowest 48 (5 September 1979)
First international
 Uruguay 2–3 Argentina 
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 16 May 1901)[1]
Biggest win
 Uruguay 9–0 Bolivia 
(Lima, Peru; 9 November 1927)
Biggest defeat
 Uruguay 0–6 Argentina 
(Montevideo, Uruguay; 20 July 1902)
World Cup
Appearances 13 (first in 1930)
Best result Champions, 1930 and 1950
Copa América
Appearances 45 (first in 1916)
Best result Champions, 191619171920192319241926,

19351942195619591967198319871995 and 2011

Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (first in 1997)
Best result Fourth Place, 1997 and 2013

 


 

 

Uruguay-Hero

 

The following 26 players were named in the preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.


Caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2018, subsequent to the match against Wales.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Fernando Muslera 16 June 1986 (age 31) 96 0 Turkey Galatasaray
GK Martín Silva 25 March 1983 (age 35) 11 0 Brazil Vasco da Gama
GK Martín Campaña 29 May 1989 (age 28) 1 0 Argentina Independiente

DF Maxi Pereira 8 June 1984 (age 33) 124 3 Portugal Porto
DF Diego Godín (captain) 16 February 1986 (age 32) 115 8 Spain Atlético Madrid
DF Martín Cáceres 7 April 1987 (age 31) 75 4 Italy Lazio
DF José María Giménez 20 January 1995 (age 23) 41 4 Spain Atlético Madrid
DF Sebastián Coates 7 October 1990 (age 27) 30 1 Portugal Sporting CP
DF Gastón Silva 5 March 1994 (age 24) 17 0 Argentina Independiente
DF Guillermo Varela 24 March 1993 (age 25) 3 0 Uruguay Peñarol

MF Cristian Rodríguez 30 September 1985 (age 32) 104 11 Uruguay Peñarol
MF Nicolás Lodeiro 21 March 1989 (age 29) 53 4 United States Seattle Sounders
MF Gastón Ramírez 2 December 1990 (age 27) 43 0 Italy Sampdoria
MF Carlos Sánchez 2 December 1984 (age 33) 35 1 Mexico Monterrey
MF Matías Vecino 24 August 1991 (age 26) 21 1 Italy Internazionale
MF Giorgian De Arrascaeta 1 June 1994 (age 23) 13 1 Brazil Cruzeiro
MF Nahitan Nández 28 December 1995 (age 22) 11 0 Argentina Boca Juniors
MF Rodrigo Bentancur 25 June 1997 (age 20) 6 0 Italy Juventus
MF Diego Laxalt 7 February 1993 (age 25) 5 0 Italy Genoa
MF Federico Valverde 22 July 1998 (age 19) 4 1 Spain Deportivo La Coruña
MF Jonathan Urretaviscaya 19 March 1990 (age 28) 4 0 Mexico Monterrey
MF Lucas Torreira 11 February 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Italy Sampdoria

FW Edinson Cavani 14 February 1987 (age 31) 100 42 France Paris Saint-Germain
FW Luis Suárez 24 January 1987 (age 31) 97 50 Spain Barcelona
FW Cristhian Stuani 12 October 1986 (age 31) 40 5 Spain Girona
FW Maxi Gómez 14 August 1996 (age 21) 4 0 Spain Celta Vigo

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 (age 35) 1 0 Uruguay Nacional v.  Bolivia, 10 October 2017
GK Gastón Guruceaga 15 March 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Paraguay Guaraní v.  Italy, 7 June 2017

DF Mauricio Lemos 28 December 1995 (age 22) 1 0 Italy Sassuolo 2018 China Cup PRE
DF Federico Ricca 1 December 1994 (age 23) 1 0 Spain Málaga 2018 China Cup PRE
DF Alejandro Silva 4 September 1989 (age 28) 4 0 Canada Montreal Impact v.  Italy, 7 June 2017

MF Gastón Pereiro 11 June 1995 (age 22) 1 0 Netherlands PSV 2018 China Cup PRE
MF Álvaro González 29 October 1984 (age 33) 73 3 Uruguay Nacional v.  Austria, 17 November 2017
MF Egidio Arévalo Ríos 1 January 1982 (age 36) 90 0 Unattached v.  Bolivia, 10 October 2017
MF Mathías Corujo 8 May 1986 (age 32) 22 1 Uruguay Peñarol v.  Bolivia, 10 October 2017

FW Sebastián Fernández 23 May 1985 (age 33) 14 2 Uruguay Nacional v.  Paraguay, 5 September 2017
FW Abel Hernández 8 August 1990 (age 27) 29 11 England Hull City v.  Argentina, 31 August 2017 INJ
FW Diego Rolán 24 March 1993 (age 25) 25 4 Spain Málaga v.  Argentina, 31 August 2017 INJ

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

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