Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

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Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 SquadUruguay is not only one of the best teams in South America but also very competitive on the world stage. The Uruguayan team is the 14th-ranked side in the world. Even if not tagged as favorites, the team has the capacity to upset any teams which are candidates to win the World Cup. Uruguay is a 15-time Copa America champion and the team has a great historic record to its name. Even though the current form is not the best, Uruguay is certainly one team to beat. The likes of Suarez and Godin make this team dangerous. 

Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad
Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad

Uruguay’s Past Performances at FIFA World Cup

Uruguay is a two-time world champion. Uruguay was the country to host the first FIFA World Cup back in 1930. The team successfully won the tournament on home soil. Uruguay refused to participate in the 1934 and 1938 FIFA World Cup. The team was back at the 1950 world cup and again were crowned champions. Since 1950, Uruguay has not won the FIFA World Cup. The team has finished 4th thrice during these years but has not been part of the finals of the world cup for over seven decades.

Year Round Position
1930 Champions 1st
1934 Refused to participate
1950 Champions 1st
1954 Fourth place 4th
1958 Did not qualify
1962 Group stage 13th
1966 Quarter-finals 7th
1970 Fourth place 4th
1974 Group stage 13th
1978 Did not qualify
1986 Round of 16 16th
1990 16th
1994 Did not qualify
2002 Group stage 26th
2006 Did not qualify
2010 Fourth place 4th
2014 Round of 16 12th
2018 Quarter-finals 5th
2022 Qualified

Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule

Uruguay is part of Group G along with South Korea, Portugal and Ghana. The Uruguay team will kick off their Qatar campaign against South Korea on 24th November 2022. Then they will face Portugal and Ghana on 28th November and 2nd December. These matches will be held at Lusail Iconic stadium and Al Janoub Stadium respectively. 

Date Match Venue
24th November 2022 Uruguay vs South Korea Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan
28th November 2022 Uruguay vs Portugal Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail
2nd December 2022 Uruguay vs Ghana Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

Uruguay is one of the teams where you will find some popular names. These names are seen minting huge money across the world in various leagues. It is not an easy job for Uruguay football to select the best 26 from all the talent available to them. The Uruguayan Football Association will announce the Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 squad soon. Till then, we have shared the 26 men’s probable player list who are likely to travel to Qatar.

No. Pos. Player
1 GK Fernando Muslera
12 GK Sebastián Sosa
23 GK Sergio Rochet
2 DF Agustín Rogel
3 DF Sebastián Cáceres
13 DF Damián Suárez
16 DF Mathías Olivera
17 DF Matías Viña
21 DF Guillermo Varela
22 DF Martín Cáceres
26 DF Leandro Cabrera
5 MF Matías Vecino
6 MF Rodrigo Bentancur
7 MF Nicolás de la Cruz
10 MF Giorgian de Arrascaeta
14 MF Lucas Torreira
15 MF Federico Valverde
25 MF Manuel Ugarte
8 FW Facundo Pellistri
9 FW Luis Suárez
11 FW Darwin Núñez
18 FW Agustín Canobbio
19 FW Martín Satriano
20 FW Diego Rossi
24 FW Brian Ocampo

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