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    FIFA World Cup - 29 days to go (Uruguay Team profile)


    Uruguay finished second in the CONMEBOL standings for Russia 2018 qualifying after reaching the finals on the final matchday with a 4-2 win over Bolivia.

    FIFA Ranking: 21 Continent: South America Nickname(s): La Celeste (The Sky Blue); Los Charrúas (The Charrúa); La Garra Charrúa (The Charrúa Claw)

    World Cup History: 

    Qualifying Campaigs: 16 

    First stage appearances: 12 

    Semi final appearances: 5 

    Finals: 2

     Titles: 2 

    First World Cup: 1930 

    Last World Cup: 2014 

    Best outing: Champion (1930, 1950) 

    Key Player: LUIZ SUAREZ


    A prolific striker for club and country, Suarez is Uruguay’s all-time leading goalscorer. A European and world champion with Barcelona, the forward has scored five times at the FIFA World Cup, having starred at South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014. 

    MATCHES 

    June 15: EGYPT vs URUGUAY 

    June 20: URUGUAY vs SAUDI ARABIA 

    June 25: URUGUAY vs RUSSIA