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Rodriguez bags brace as Colombia KO's Uruguay from World Cup - 07 May 2018
Colombia shoved aside a brawling Uruguay 2-0 behind two goals from James Rodriguez to make the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in their history on Saturday. Colombia will now play Brazil on July 4 in Fortaleza, and on the evidence, the hosts ...

Problems for the Frente Amplio in Uruguay

Open Democracy - 23 May 2018
This is why in Uruguay we usually say that any political synthesis which includes to some extent the different interests related to a controversial issue has been reached using the "Broad Front code". That is, overcoming internal conflict through a ...

Every FIFA World Cup champion: From 1930 Uruguay to 2014 Germany

USA TODAY - 25 May 2018
France became the sixth nation to win the World Cup as a host nation, joining Uruguay, Italy, England, Germany and Argentina. Until Germany's 7-1 rout of Brazil at the 2014 World Cup, the 3-0 loss in the final to France was Brazil's most lopsided World Cup

Soccer: Uruguay World Cup factbox

Reuters - 21 May 2018
Uruguay have played in 12 World Cups and have won the tournament twice, as hosts in the inaugural edition in 1930 and again in 1950 in Brazil. After failing to qualify for the 2006 event in Germany, they sprang a surprise by reaching the semi-finals in ...

La Garra Charua: Uruguay, tenacity, and team-work

Football Paradise - 25 May 2018
The tenacity of the Charrúa, Uruguay's indigenous people, epitomises the nation's constant struggle and is a key element to understanding the genesis of the country's often times stunning role as underdogs on the world stage. Let me tell you a story.

A History Lover's Paradise in Tiny Uruguay

OZY - 18 May 2018
There is no denying that the rustic South American city of Colonia del Sacramento has its share of museums, nearly a dozen within a few blocks. For just 50 Uruguayan pesos ($1.67), you can visit eight of them, carved into the crevices of buildings ...

World Cups remembered: Uruguay 1930

SkySports - 21 May 2018
Argentina ran riot versus the USA, while Uruguay came from a goal down, with Pedro Cea bagging three, against Yugoslavia to book their place in the showpiece at the Centenario Stadium, in what would be a repeat of the 1928 Olympics final, which Uruguay ...

Cavani, Suarez highlight preliminary Uruguay squad - 16 May 2018
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has named a preliminary squad of 26 players for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Star strikers Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani will once again be leading the line, while there were also call-ups for the likes of ...

Team analysis | Uruguay: Perfect blend of youth and experience

The Hindu - 22 May 2018
After a swift start to its qualification campaign, Uruguay collapsed losing three successive matches –3-1 in Chile, 4-1 at home to Brazil, 2-1 in Peru. Until then manager Oscar Tabarez's strategy was to drop deep and hit on the counter, relying on ...

Uruguay's Talented Squad Can Make The Semi-FInals Of The World Cup

The Sportsman - 25 May 2018
Uruguay. La Celeste (The Sky Blues) will come into the tournament as favourites to top Group A with a strong squad. Their fans take immense pride in the exploits of their national team and rightly so given their rich World Cup history and ability to ...

England U19 draws with Uruguay U19 2-2 in Panda Cup tournament

Xinhua - 23 May 2018
Felix Nmecha (1st L) of England celebrates scoring during 2018 Panda Cup International Youth Football Tournament match between England U19 and Uruguay U19 in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, May 23, 2018. The match ended with a ...

The place to be: Uruguay 1930 _ where the World Cup began

Sacramento Bee - 14 May 2018
The 21st World Cup gets underway next month in Moscow and billions around the world are expected to tune in during the monthlong tournament — a far cry from its low-key start in 1930 in Uruguay. Back then, many European countries, including Germany ...

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