Uruguay

Remember When Diego Forlán Aggressively Counter-Pressed Without A Shirt On?

After Diego Forlán stepped into one back in 2002, unleashing a howitzer from nearly 25 yards out that was still rising when it flew into the corner, you could sense the relief and outpouring of ecstasy from both the Old Trafford crowd and the Uruguayan forward.

Every Great World Cup Red Card Record Belongs To Uruguay

The fighting spirit of Uruguay has enabled the country with a population of just 3.5 million (smaller than Connecticut) to collect two World Cup titles and the ninth-most wins in the tournament’s illustrious history. However, this combativeness has occasionally crossed the line, most notably in the collection of the fastest red card in World Cup history and Luis Suárez’s bite of Giorgio Chiellini.

¿Suárez, Bravo y Vidal Fuera? El Polémico Equipo Ideal De La Conmebol En La Última Década

Cada vez que alguien hace un 11 ideal de la temporada, de la década o de la historia deja abierta la puerta de la polémica. ¿Por qué este jugador y no este otro? es la discusión típica. Pero pese a las diferencias, las elecciones suelen ser razonables. Caso distinto, sorpresivamente, es el equipo de la década de la Conmebol que la Federación Internacional de Historia y Estadística de Fútbol (IFFHS) publicó hace unos días. Hay tantas omisiones que uno no puede dejar de pensar que la persona que lo hizo tiene menos fútbol que la revista Vogue.

Barcelona's Three Big Mistakes With Luis Suárez

At the end of September, Luis Suárez left Barcelona on a free transfer amidst tears and sadness. The Culés needed a renewal of players and a cleaning of the locker room after a nightmare 2019-20 season that closed with that 8-2 defeat against Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

Uruguay's Players' Union Fires Back At English FA For 'Discriminatory Act' Regarding Cavani’s Ban

Uruguay's players' union and big names like Luis Suarez and Diego Godín voiced their displeasure on Monday over the English Football Association's punishment given to Edinson Cavani. The Cavani ban drama appeared to be over after he had chosen not to contest the punishment, but now his international teammates are demanding that the FA overturns its decision.

Halftime Introduction Of Edinson Cavani Leads To Manchester United Miracle

Manchester United overturned a two-goal second half deficit to win 3-2 at Southampton on Sunday. Jan Bednarek and James Ward-Prowse gave the high-flying home side the early advantage, but the halftime introduction of Edinson Cavani changed everything for United as the Uruguayan provided an assist for Bruno Fernandes before scoring the equalizer followed by a stoppage-time winner.

Ward-Prowse’s corner kick in the 23rd minute was met by Bednarek at the near post for Southampton’s first at St. Mary’s.   

Luis Suárez To Miss Uruguay-Brazil, Atlético-Barça After Positive COVID-19 Test

Atletico Madrid and Uruguay forward Luis Suarez has tested positive for COVID-19, the Uruguay national team said in a statement on Monday.

Uruguay's statement said top scorer Suarez and stand-in goalkeeper Rodrigo Munoz plus a staff member had tested positive. Other members of the squad had all tested negative ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier at home to Brazil.

Edinson Cavani Notches Goal 200 For PSG — Who’s Scored The Most For One Club?

After failing to come off the bench in PSG’s 2-1 Champions League defeat to Borussia Dortmund, Edinson Cavani was handed a start against Bordeaux in Ligue 1 action Sunday and scored his landmark 200th goal for the club.

Cavani was already PSG’s all-time leading scorer (Zlatan Ibrahimović is second with 156), but it’s a special milestone for the 33-year-old as his seventh season in Paris figures to be his last.    

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