Uruguay National Football Team Best Players of All Time

The Uruguayan national football team is a formidable force in international sports, boasting an impressive record of success over the years. Represented by the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF), La Celeste have been crowned champions of South America on 15 occasions and are two-time winners of the FIFA World Cup, with their most recent title coming in 1950. With some world class players such as Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani wearing the sky blue jersey, there’s no doubt that Uruguay will continue to be one of soccer’s giants for many years to come.

1. Luis Suárez

Forward

Luis Suárez Career

Luis Suárez is a talented Uruguayan striker who has had an illustrious career playing for top teams in Europe. Suarez signed with Premier League club Liverpool in January 2014, and helped the team win the Champions League in 2015.

In May 2018, he was banned from international football by FIFA after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match. Suarez returned to action with Grêmio in July 2018 and scored twice against Cruzeiro on his return to competitive play.

He is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in history, and is often compared to former Liverpool teammates Ian Rush and Fernando Torres . [1] Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz was born on 24 January 1987[1]in Salto , Uruguay . At 1'82 m (6 ft 0 ins), he typically plays as a striker for clubs such as Groningen , Barcelona , Liverpool Fc., Napoli FC,[2][3][4] Ajax Amsterdam,[5], Sevilla FC[6], Atlético Madrid [7]and Manchester United.[8].

His association with these clubs spans over ten years across three continents; South America (Atletico Madrid), Europe (Liverpool) & Asia Pacific Region(Ajax Amsterdam). After making his senior debut at Nacional aged just 17 years old, Suarez went onto score 127 goals before joining English side Liverpool Football Club for £22 million ($34 million).[9][10][11]"Suarez joins Van Persie & Rooney atop all-time goal scorers list" - The Telegraph 16th August 2017 Luis Suárez is a world-renowned striker who has played for several top clubs, most notably Liverpool and Barcelona.

He is well known for his explosive pace and powerful shot, which has earned him numerous accolades over the years. In 2011 he was banned from football by FIFA after biting an opponent during a match in Italy; however, this ban was later overturned on appeal. Suárez recently announced he will be leaving Liverpool at the end of the season to join Barcelona in a move that is sure to cause controversy again. His outstanding skills have made him one of the most popular players in world football, and he remains one of Uruguay's most iconic exports

2. Edinson Cavani

Forward

Edinson Cavani Career

  • 2000–2005: Danubio
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2005–2007: Danubio: 25: (9)
  • 2007–2011: Palermo: 109: (34)
  • 2010–2011: → Napoli (loan): 35: (26)
  • 2011–2013: Napoli: 69: (52)
  • 2013–2020: Paris Saint-Germain: 200: (138)
  • 2020–2022: Manchester United: 41: (12)
  • 2022–: Valencia: 9: (5)
  • 2006–2007: Uruguay U20: 15: (11)
  • 2012: Uruguay Olympic (O.P.): 5: (3)
  • 2008–: Uruguay: 136: (58)

Cavani is a prolific goalscorer, having scored over 100 goals in his career. Cavani has played for several clubs across Europe and South America, including Danubio, Palermo and Valencia.

Cavani helped Uruguay to win the Copa América in 2015. Cavani is currently playing for Valencia in Spain's La Liga after joining the club in 2017. Cavani is set to join Paris Saint-Germain reportedly worth £167 million ($222 million) at the end of the season Edinson Cavani is a prolific goalscorer, who has played for clubs such as Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain.

He represented Uruguay at international level, before winning Copa América with Argentina in 2011. Cavani is expected to join Valencia in the coming season. His place of birth means he's eligible for both France and Uruguay, but he chose to represent Les Bleus on numerous occasions. At 32 years old, Cavani still has plenty of football left in him - which bodes well for the teams that sign him.

3. Federico Valverde

Midfielder

Federico Valverde Career

  • 2001–2008: Estudiantes de la Unión
  • 2008–2015: Peñarol
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2015–2016: Peñarol: 12: (0)
  • 2016–2017: Real Madrid B: 30: (3)
  • 2017–: Real Madrid: 120: (11)
  • 2017–2018: → Deportivo La Coruña (loan): 24: (0)
  • 2012–2013: Uruguay U15: 25: (7)
  • 2014–2015: Uruguay U17: 24: (11)
  • 2015: Uruguay U18: 7: (3)
  • 2015–2017: Uruguay U20: 15: (2)
  • 2017–: Uruguay: 47: (4)
  • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 19:19, 7 January 2023 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17:30, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

Valverde is a 24-year old central midfielder and right winger who currently plays for Real Madrid. Valverde began his career with Uruguayan club, Estudiantes de la Unión in 2001.

He made over 100 appearances for the club before moving to Spain to join Real Madrid in 2017. In total, Valverde has made 101 appearances for Uruguay national team and was part of their squad that reached the quarterfinals of the 2018 World Cup where they were eliminated by France.

In addition to playing football professionally, Valverde also studies law at Universidad Católica de San Antonio Abad del Este in Montevideo, Uruguay.[3] Federico is known as one of the most consistent players in La Liga and he has been awarded with numerous accolades including being named runner up for UEFA Europa League Player of the Year award (2017) and winner of La Liga Best Midfielder Award (2018).

As well as representing his country internationally, Valverde has also appeared on various global stage such as appearing in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers matches against Bosnia & Herzegovina (2016), Gibraltar (2017), Poland (2018) and Estonia (2020).[4][5] With 121 caps under his belt,[6], it’s safe to say that Federico will be an essential player on Portugal’s 2019 World Cup campaign which kicks off against Sweden on 18 June.

4. José María Giménez

Defender

José María Giménez Career

  • : Danubio
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2012–2013: Danubio: 16: (0)
  • 2013–: Atlético Madrid: 185: (4)
  • 2013: Uruguay U20: 13: (0)
  • 2013–: Uruguay: 81: (8)

José María Giménez is a centre back for Atlético Madrid and Uruguay. He was born on 20 January 1995 in Toledo, Uruguay. He made his professional debut with Danubio in 2014 at the age of 18.

In 2018, he played for Uruguay at the World Cup where they were eliminated in the Round of 16 by Brazil. José María Giménez has also represented Colombia U20s, and was part of their squad that won the 2017 South American Youth Championship.[3] José María Giménez is contracted to Atlético Madrid until 2021.[1] His favourite player is Vincent Kompany[4].

José María Giménez started his professional football career at Danubio where he played for two years. In 2013, Giménez signed with Atlético Madrid and went on to make 185 appearances during his three-year spell at the club. He made his international debut in 2013 when Uruguay took part in the U20 World Cup and helped them reach the final where they were narrowly beaten by Turkey.

After leaving Atlético Madrid, Giménez joined Uruguayan side Penarol before returning to Spain to play for Rayo Vallecano FC in 2019.

5. Diego Godín

Defender

Diego Godín Career

  • : Estudiantes El Colla
  • 2000–2003: Defensor
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2003–2006: Cerro: 63: (6)
  • 2006–2007: Nacional: 26: (0)
  • 2007–2010: Villarreal: 91: (4)
  • 2010–2019: Atlético Madrid: 277: (17)
  • 2019–2020: Inter Milan: 23: (1)
  • 2020–2022: Cagliari: 39: (1)
  • 2022: Atlético Mineiro: 5: (1)
  • 2022–: Vélez Sarsfield: 6: (1)
  • 2004–2005: Uruguay U20: 14: (0)
  • 2005–: Uruguay: 161: (8)

Diego Godín is a Uruguayan international centre-back who currently plays for Vélez Sarsfield. Diego Godín began his career at Estudiantes El Colla before moving to Defensor in 2003.

After three years with Defensor, Diego Godín joined Cerro in 2006 and helped the club win the Liga Sudamericana title that season. Diego Godín made his international debut for Uruguay in 2007 and has since accumulated over 60 caps, scoring four goals.

In 2018, Diego Godín played at the World Cup where Uruguay reached the semi-finals before being defeated by France on penalties following a 1–1 draw after 120 minutes of playing time.[5] Outside of football, DiegoGodin is married and has two children.[6] Diego Godín is a world-renowned defender who has played for some of the biggest clubs in Europe and South America.

Diego Godín started his career at Nacional, before moving to Villarreal in Spain. He was then signed by Atlético Madrid, where he spent nine seasons before joining Inter Milan. Diego Godín has made over 270 appearances for Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan combined, winning La Liga twice (with Atlético) and the Champions League once with Inter Milan. After leaving Italy, Diego Godín joined Cagliari on a one-year deal during the summer of 2020; however after just six appearances he moved back to Atlético Madrid on a permanent basis later that year.

At international level, Diego Godin has represented Uruguay at Copa América tournaments on three occasions (winning in 2011), as well as playing at World Cups 2014 and 2018..

6. Fernando Muslera

Goalkeeper

Fernando Muslera Career

  • 2001–2004: Montevideo Wanderers
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2004–2007: Montevideo Wanderers: 44: (0)
  • 2006–2007: → Nacional (loan): 5: (0)
  • 2007–2011: Lazio: 96: (0)
  • 2011–: Galatasaray: 354: (1)
  • 2003: Uruguay U17: 1: (0)
  • 2004–2005: Uruguay U20: 13: (0)
  • 2009–: Uruguay: 133: (0)

Muslera is a goalkeeper who has played for Montevideo Wanderers and Galatasaray in his career. He was born in 1986, making him 36 years old as of 2019. Muslera is 1.90 m (6 ft 3 inches) tall and plays for Galatasaray in the Turkish Super Lig.[4] He made his professional debut with Montevideo Wanderers in 2004, at the age of 16.[5] In 2007, he moved toGalatasarayand has since made over 200 appearances for them,[6] including 51 during the 2018–19 season[7].

Muslera was part of Argentina's squad that competed at the 2010 World Cup,[8][9][10] and also played at UEFA Euro 2016.[11][12][13] On 30 October 2019,Muslera celebrated 10 years with Galatasaray after signing a new contract until 2023 which will keep him at club till 35 yo Muslera is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Turkish club Galatasaray. He has represented his country internationally on several occasions and won the Copa América in 2011 with Argentina.

Muslera started his career at hometown side Nacional, making over 100 appearances before joining Lazio in 2007. After two years he moved to Turkish side Galatasaray where he has since made 354 appearances, winning one title (the Süper Lig) along the way. Muslera is known for being an excellent sweeper-keeper and possesses great reflexes which have helped him keep many clean sheets throughout his career; this was especially evident during the 2011 Copa América where he kept seven consecutive clean sheets en route to victory for Argentina.

Despite being primarily a goalkeeper, Muslera has also been used as a defensive midfielder on occasion; most notably during Uruguay's run to the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup Qualifying tournament, playing alongside Diego Godin and Éver Banega in central defence. In addition to footballing duties, Muslera works as a television presenter for Uruguayan network Tele13; hosting programmes such as "El show de Fernando" and "Futbolmania".

7. Darwin Núñez

Darwin Núñez Career

  • : La Luz
  • : San Miguel de Artigas
  • : Peñarol
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2017–2019: Peñarol: 14: (4)
  • 2019–2020: Almería: 30: (16)
  • 2020–2022: Benfica: 57: (32)
  • 2022–: Liverpool: 13: (5)
  • 2018–2019: Uruguay U20: 14: (4)
  • 2019: Uruguay U22: 4: (1)
  • 2019–: Uruguay: 16: (3)
  • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:58, 2 January 2023 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17:30, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

Darwin Núñez is a Uruguayan striker who currently plays for Liverpool. He was born on 24 June 1999 in Artigas, Uruguay and has played for La Luz youth team.

In March 2018, he made his senior debut for Liverpool in the Premier League against Cardiff City and scored two goals in a 3-1 victory. At international level, Núñez has represented Uruguay at various age levels from U17 to U20 before making his full national team debut in November 2017 against Chile.

Darwin is known as an effective forward with good dribbling skills and fast acceleration; he is also capable of scoring decisive goals at important moments of matches Darwin Núñez is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a striker for Peñarol. He has played professionally in Spain, Portugal and England, winning several titles along the way.

In 2018 he helped Uruguay win the Copa América Centenario, scoring four goals including one in the final against Argentina. After his impressive performance at the tournament Darwin was signed by Liverpool FC where he will be hoping to help them challenge for honours in Europe next season..

8. Lucas Torreira

Midfielder

Lucas Torreira Career

  • 2010–2013: 18 de Julio
  • 2013: Montevideo Wanderers
  • 2013–2014: Pescara
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2014–2015: Pescara: 34: (4)
  • 2015–2018: Sampdoria: 71: (4)
  • 2015–2016: → Pescara (loan): 29: (4)
  • 2018–2022: Arsenal: 63: (3)
  • 2020–2021: → Atlético Madrid (loan): 19: (1)
  • 2021–2022: → Fiorentina (loan): 31: (5)
  • 2022–: Galatasaray: 13: (0)
  • 2018–: Uruguay: 40: (0)
  • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 20:27, 25 December 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 23 September 2022

Lucas Torreira is a 26-year-old Argentine midfielder who currently plays for Turkish club Galatasaray. Lucas was born in Uruguay but played his youth football with 18 de Julio, before moving to Europe to join Arsenal in 2013.

He made his debut for the Gunners against Southampton in April of that year and went on to make over 100 appearances for the club, winning 2 Premier League titles and 3 FA Cups during that time. In 2018, Lucas signed with Galatasaray as part of a big-money move worth £32 million ($38 million).

On international duty, he has represented both Argentina (U21s) and Uruguay (U20s), scoring 5 goals in 24 appearances between the two teams Lucas Torreira is a versatile midfielder who can play in both central and defensive midfield positions. He joined Sampdoria from Pescara in 2015 and has since made 71 appearances for the club, scoring four goals.

Lucas Torreira has also represented Uruguay at international level, playing 40 times and scoring zero goals. The 24-year-old will return to Sampdoria this season after joining Galatasaray on a short-term loan deal in 2022.

9. Sebastián Coates

Defender

Sebastián Coates Career

  • 2001–2009: Nacional
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2009–2011: Nacional: 59: (3)
  • 2011–2015: Liverpool: 13: (1)
  • 2014: → Nacional (loan): 6: (0)
  • 2014–2015: → Sunderland (loan): 10: (0)
  • 2015–2017: Sunderland: 16: (0)
  • 2016–2017: → Sporting CP (loan): 46: (3)
  • 2017–: Sporting CP: 169: (14)
  • 2007: Uruguay U17: 4: (0)
  • 2008–2009: Uruguay U20: 17: (2)
  • 2012: Uruguay U23: 5: (0)
  • 2011–: Uruguay: 49: (1)

Sebastián Coates is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Sporting CP. He started his career with Nacional before moving to Liverpool in 2009. After spending time on loan at Nacional, he joined the club permanently in 2014.

He has made 59 appearances for Nacional and 13 for Liverpool overall. Coates is known as a strong centre back who can also score goals from midfield or defence, making him an important player for both teams he has played for so far in his career Sebastián Coates is a Uruguayan international footballer who plays as a left back for English club Sunderland and the Uruguay national team.

He made his professional debut with Sunderland in 2014, before transferring to Sporting CP in 2017. He has represented Uruguay at Copa América twice, winning the tournament in 2011. Coates also played for Liverpool and Bayer Leverkusen on loan spells before moving to Sunderland permanently in 2018. In 2019 he was named Player of the Year by A Bola magazine after helping Sunderland secure their first ever top-flight league title since 1973-74 season.

With 112 appearances and 14 goals for Sporting CP, Sebastián Coates holds second place all-time on their list of appearance makers behind only Rui Costa (148). At 29 years old he is still young enough to achieve many more things both domestically and internationally.

10. Diego Forlán

Forward

Diego Forlán Career

  • 1990–1991: Peñarol
  • 1991–1994: Danubio
  • 1994–1997: Independiente
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 1997–2002: Independiente: 80: (37)
  • 2002–2004: Manchester United: 63: (10)
  • 2004–2007: Villarreal: 106: (54)
  • 2007–2011: Atlético Madrid: 134: (74)
  • 2011–2012: Inter Milan: 18: (2)
  • 2012–2014: Internacional: 34: (10)
  • 2014–2015: Cerezo Osaka: 42: (17)
  • 2015–2016: Peñarol: 30: (8)
  • 2016: Mumbai City: 11: (5)
  • 2018: Kitchee: 7: (5)
  • Total: : 525: (222)
  • 2002–2014: Uruguay: 112: (36)
  • 2020: Peñarol
  • 2021: Atenas

Diego Forlán is a Uruguayan-born forward who has played for Manchester United, Atlético Madrid and Inter Milan. He made his debut for Independiente in 1997 and went on to score 74 goals in 106 appearances for the club.

Forlán joined Manchester United in 2002 and helped them win the Premier League title that season as well as the UEFA Champions League two years later. He left Old Trafford after four seasons to join Villarreal where he enjoyed more success, scoring 134 goals in 174 appearances over six seasons with the Yellow Submarine.

In 2011, he moved to Atlético Madrid where he won two La Liga titles before joining Inter Milan in 2012; however, he only featured 18 times during three years at San Siro due to various injuries sustained while playing football professionally.. Diego Forlán is a striker who has played for Uruguay and Cerezo Osaka in international football.

Diego Forlán was born on October 10, 1988 in the city of Montevideo. Diego Forlán started his professional career with Uruguayan side Cerro Largo before moving to Japanese outfit Cerezo Osaka in 2002. After spells at Atlético Madrid and Manchester United, Diego Forlán signed for Indian Super League club Mumbai City ahead of the 2018 season.

In total, he has made 525 appearances in International Football (202 for Uruguay and 336 for Cerezo Osaka). He also represented Uruguay at Copa America 2011 where they won the tournament title. Currently, Diego Forlán is contracted to Chinese Super League side Kitchee FC until 2021

11. Rodrigo Bentancur

Midfielder

Rodrigo Bentancur Career

  • 2009–2015: Boca Juniors
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2015–2017: Boca Juniors: 51: (1)
  • 2017–2022: Juventus: 133: (2)
  • 2022–: Tottenham Hotspur: 31: (5)
  • 2017: Uruguay U20: 14: (1)
  • 2017–: Uruguay: 54: (1)

Rodrigo Bentancur was born on 25 June 1997 in Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay. He started his career with Boca Juniors before moving to Tottenham Hotspur in 2017.

Bentancur is a midfielder and has played for Uruguay at youth level. He made his professional debut for Spurs in the EFL Cup against Mansfield Town on 27 October 2017 and scored the winning goal.[4] Bentancur is considered one of Tottenham's most exciting prospects due to his speed, technical ability, and goalscoring potential.[5] He signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham in December 2018[6].

Rodrigo Bentancur is a versatile midfielder who can play in either of the midfield positions. He has been a regular starter for Juventus since joining them in 2017, and has scored 133 goals in total for the club. Rodrigo Bentancur was part of Uruguay's U20 team that won the South American Championship in 2017. He started his career with Boca Juniors before moving to Juventus and playing an important role for them over the past few years.

12. Martín Cáceres

Defender

Martín Cáceres Career

  • : Defensor
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2006–2007: Defensor: 26: (4)
  • 2007–2008: Villarreal: 0: (0)
  • 2007–2008: → Recreativo (loan): 34: (2)
  • 2008–2011: Barcelona: 13: (0)
  • 2009–2010: → Juventus (loan): 15: (1)
  • 2010–2011: → Sevilla (loan): 25: (1)
  • 2011–2012: Sevilla: 14: (1)
  • 2012: → Juventus (loan): 11: (1)
  • 2012–2016: Juventus: 51: (2)
  • 2017: Southampton: 1: (0)
  • 2017–2018: Hellas Verona: 14: (3)
  • 2018–2019: Lazio: 10: (1)
  • 2019: → Juventus (loan): 9: (0)
  • 2019–2021: Fiorentina: 56: (3)
  • 2021–2022: Cagliari: 14: (1)
  • 2022: Levante: 10: (0)
  • 2022–: LA Galaxy: 6: (0)
  • 2006–2007: Uruguay U20: 16: (1)
  • 2007–: Uruguay: 116: (4)

Cáceres began his professional career at Defensor in 2006 where he played 26 games and made four appearances. He then moved to Villarreal in 2007 but didn't make an appearance for the La Liga side.

Cáceres joined Barcelona on a loan deal in 2008, making 13 appearances before returning to Villarreal later that year. In 2011, he signed with LA Galaxy and has since been a key member of their defense helping them win two MLS Cups (2013, 2015).

Martín Cáceres started his career with Uruguayan club Peñarol. He joined Juventus in 2009, and went on to make over 100 appearances for the club before joining Sevilla in 2011. In 2012, he moved to Spain's neighbours Juve again on a season-long loan deal.

After returning to Turin, Cáceres helped Juventus win their fourth consecutive Serie A title and two Italian Cups during the 2013-14 campaign. On 29 July 2014, it was announced that he had signed for English side Southampton on a four-year contract worth £10 million (€12 million).

At the end of the 2017–18 season, Martín Caceres left Southampton after one year at the club due to reported differences with then manager Mauricio Pellegrino The following January 2019 he agreed terms with newly promoted Serie A side Hellas Verona and made his debut against Benevento on 28 January 2019 scoring once within three minutes of play On 6 February 2019 it was announced that Martín Caperes had signed a new long term contract extension until 2023 with Hellas Verona which will keep him at the club until June 2021 9 Finally ,on 1 December 2018he came off bench as part of an 88th minute substitution as Lazio defeated Fiorentina 3–1

13. Maximiliano Gómez González

Forward

Maximiliano Gómez González Career

  • : Litoral
  • 2013–2015: Defensor Sporting
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2015–2017: Defensor Sporting: 47: (28)
  • 2017–2019: Celta: 71: (30)
  • 2019–2022: Valencia: 96: (22)
  • 2022–: Trabzonspor: 11: (3)
  • 2017–: Uruguay: 29: (4)
  • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 5 January 2023, ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 2 December 2022

Maxi Gómez is a 26-year old Uruguayan striker who currently plays for Turkish side Trabzonspor. Gómez made his professional debut with River Plate in 2015 and was part of the squad that won the Copa Libertadores in 2016.

In 2018, he joined Valencia on a season long loan deal but struggled to make an impact at La Liga side Valencia, scoring just one goal in 18 appearances. On 30 January 2020, it was announced that Gómez had completed a move to Trabzonspor from Valencia for an undisclosed fee believed to be around €5 million (£4m).[3] Maxi has represented Uruguay at U20 level as well as making three appearances for the full national team.[1] Known as "El Toro" (The Bull),[4] Maxi is regarded as one of Uruguay's most promising young strikers and is tipped to have a successful career ahead of him

14. Matías Viña

Matías Viña Career

  • 2015–2017: Nacional
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2017–2020: Nacional: 39: (5)
  • 2020–2021: Palmeiras: 44: (2)
  • 2021–: Roma: 29: (0)
  • 2016–2017: Uruguay U20: 27: (4)
  • 2019–: Uruguay: 28: (0)

Matías Viña was born on 9 November 1997 in Empalme Olmos, Uruguay. He is a left-back and currently plays for Roma in Serie A. Viña made his debut for Nacional at the age of 17 during the 2015–16 season, starting all 27 games he played that year.

In 2017 he helped Uruguay win their first ever U20 World Cup title with four appearances from the bench including one final appearance as they beat Colombia 3-0 to win gold medals.[1] Matías Viña is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Palmeiras as a midfielder.

He has played for the Uruguay U20 team and was part of their success at the South American U-20 Championship in 2017. Matías Viña made his debut for Palmeiras in the 2018 season, starting all their league games so far this year.

15. Matías Vecino

Midfielder

Matías Vecino Career

  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2010–2011: Central Español: 32: (2)
  • 2011–2013: Nacional: 18: (4)
  • 2013–2017: Fiorentina: 67: (5)
  • 2014: → Cagliari (loan): 9: (2)
  • 2014–2015: → Empoli (loan): 36: (2)
  • 2017–2022: Inter Milan: 104: (10)
  • 2022–: Lazio: 15: (1)
  • 2010–2011: Uruguay U20: 35: (4)
  • 2016–: Uruguay: 65: (4)
  • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:51, 4 January 2023 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 2 December 2022

Vecino is a midfielder for Lazio and was part of the Uruguay squad that competed in the 2017 Copa America. Vecino made his Serie A debut with Lazio in 2012 and has since gone on to make over 100 appearances for the club.

Vecino played briefly for Valencia before returning to Lazio in 2014. In 2015, Vecino helped Lazio win their first Scudetto title in 44 years and he also featured at UEFA Europa League semi-final stages later that year where they were defeated by Atlético Madrid after penalties.

In 2016, Vecino again helped Lazio clinch another Scudetto title as well as qualify for the Champions League group stage where they lost 2–1 against Juventus . With Uruguay, Vecino won back-to-back Copa América tournaments (2017 & 2018) and reached the final of the 2019 edition which they eventually lost to Chile .

He has been capped 52 times by Uruguay scoring 4 goals.[3] On 23 May 2019, FC Barcelona announced that it had signed Vecino from Italian side Fiorentina on a five-year contract.[4]

16. Ronald Araújo

Ronald Araújo Career

  • 2012–2015: Huracán de Rivera
  • 2015–2016: Rentistas
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2016–2017: Rentistas: 17: (7)
  • 2017–2018: Boston River: 27: (0)
  • 2018–2020: Barcelona B: 42: (6)
  • 2019–: Barcelona: 67: (6)
  • 2017–2018: Uruguay U18: 6: (1)
  • 2018–2019: Uruguay U20: 12: (2)
  • 2020–: Uruguay: 12: (0)

Ronald Araújo is a 23-year old centre-back who currently plays for Barcelona. Araújo started his career with Huracán de Rivera before moving to Rentistas in 2015.

In 2016, he made his senior debut for Uruguay and has since played for Barça B and the first team. Ronald Araújo is an attacking full-back who can also play as a central defender if needed.

Ronald Araújo is an Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Barcelona B in the Spanish Segunda Division. He has represented Uruguay at youth level, but he has yet to make his senior international debut.

Ronald Araújo made his professional debut with Barcelona B in 2017–18 and quickly became a key player for the club. In 2018–19, he helped Barcelona win their first ever La Liga title and was also named runner-up for the Ballon d'Or award as Europe's best player that season.

The following season saw Ronald Araújo help Barcelona reach the Champions League final where they were narrowly beaten by Liverpool on penalties after a thrilling match which went to extra time and then penalties again. Ronald Araújo score six goals in 42 appearances for Barça B - including two against Atlético Madrid which earned him Europa League Player of the Week honours – so far this season.

17. Giorgian de Arrascaeta

Midfielder

Giorgian de Arrascaeta Career

  • 2007–2012: Defensor Sporting
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2012–2014: Defensor Sporting: 53: (16)
  • 2015–2018: Cruzeiro: 136: (38)
  • 2019–: Flamengo: 129: (37)
  • 2012–2013: Uruguay U20: 23: (4)
  • 2014–: Uruguay: 42: (10)

Giorgian de Arrascaeta is an attacking midfielder who currently plays for Flamengo. De Arrascaeta first emerged as a goal-scoring threat with Defensor Sporting in Uruguay before moving to Brazil and then to Flamengo in 2016.

De Arrascaeta has been capped at international level by Uruguay, making his debut in 2015 and playing at the 2017 Copa America. Despite being relatively young, De Arrascaeta has played a significant role for both club and country over the past two seasons.

Giorgian de Arrascaeta is a versatile midfielder who has played for both club and country. De Arrascaeta started his career at Uruguayan side Defensor Sporting before moving to Brazilian side Cruzeiro in 2012. He made 38 appearances for Cruzeiro over the course of two seasons, scoring 10 goals along the way before joining Flamengo in 2019.

The versatile midfielder has represented Uruguay at youth international level, winning medals at both the South American U-20 Championship and FIFA U-20 World Cup tournaments. With Flamengo, he's competed in Brazil’s top flight league – Serie A – where he has made nine appearances so far this season as they sit third in the table standings

18. Nicolás de la Cruz

Nicolás de la Cruz Career

  • 2009–2015: Liverpool Montevideo
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2015–2017: Liverpool Montevideo: 35: (8)
  • 2017–: River Plate: 109: (17)
  • 2012: Uruguay U17: 4: (1)
  • 2015: Uruguay U18: 6: (0)
  • 2015–2017: Uruguay U20: 26: (5)
  • 2020–: Uruguay: 19: (2)

Diego Nicolás de la Cruz Arcosa was born on 1 June 1997 in Montevideo, Uruguay. De la Cruz is a midfielder for River Plate and has made over 100 appearances for the club since joining as an underage player in 2009.

He played at youth level for Liverpool Montevideo before making his senior debut with the team in 2015. Diego Nicolís de la Cruz won the Copa Libertadores with River Plate in 2017 and was also runners-up in the Recopa Sudamericana that same year.

The 25-year old midfielder is currently contracted to River Plate until 2021 Nicolás de la Cruz is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for River Plate in Argentina. He has represented Uruguay at various youth levels, including the Under-17 and U18 teams.

He made his senior international debut in 2015, and has since played 26 times for the nation, scoring five goals. De la Cruz was signed by Liverpool Montevideo in 2015 but left to join River Plate in 2017.

19. Maxi Pereira

Defender

Maxi Pereira Career

  • 2002: Defensor
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2002–2007: Defensor: 125: (25)
  • 2007–2015: Benfica: 212: (13)
  • 2015–2019: Porto: 89: (3)
  • 2021: Peñarol: 20: (1)
  • 2022–: River Plate (UY): 34: (0)
  • 2005–2018: Uruguay: 125: (3)

Maxi Pereira is a Uruguay international and current River Plate player. He started his career at Defensor before moving to Porto in Portugal in 2007. Maxi Pereira returned to Uruguay with River Plate in 2016 after stints with Monaco, AC Milan, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid.

The 38-year-old defender has made over 200 appearances for club and country throughout his career so far and is considered one of the best right backs in world football Maxi Pereira is a versatile defender who can play at both left and right back. He started his career with Defensor before joining Benfica in 2007.

Maxi has represented Uruguay at international level since 2005, winning Copa América in 2011. In 2019 he joined Portuguese side Porto, where he currently plays. Maxi is often linked with moves to top clubs around Europe, but so far no club has been able to sign him up permanently

20. Mathías Olivera

Mathías Olivera Career

  • : Nacional
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
  • 2016–2017: Nacional: 2: (0)
  • 2017: Atenas: 0: (0)
  • 2017–2022: Getafe: 105: (2)
  • 2018–2019: → Albacete (loan): 15: (1)
  • 2022–: Napoli: 12: (1)
  • 2015: Uruguay U18: 3: (0)
  • 2015–2017: Uruguay U20: 28: (3)
  • 2022–: Uruguay: 11: (0)

Mathías Olivera was born on October 31, 1997 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is a left back and currently plays for Napoli in Serie A. Mathías made his senior debut with Nacional in 2016/17 season and has played 2 games so far.

In 2017 he helped Uruguay U20 to win the South American Under-20 Championship title and qualify for the FIFA U20 World Cup Russia 2018 which they reached the Semi Final of before being knocked out by Argentina 3-1 on aggregate following a 1-0 home defeat during their first leg fixture on June 14th 2018.[2] Mathías Olivera was born in Atenas, Argentina on the 25th of March 1995.

Mathías Olivera started his footballing career with local side Atlético de Tucumán before moving to Spain to join Getafe in 2013. In 2017, at just 21 years old, Mathías Olivera helped lead Atenas to their first ever professional league championship title as captain of the side. On loan from Getafe during the 2018-19 season, he starred for Albacete helping them reach promotion to La Liga ahead of Napoli who were also vying for promotion.
Signed by Naples permanently following his spell with Albacete, Mathias is now looking forward to representing Uruguay at international level and helping them qualify for the World Cup Finals 2019 in Russia.
Altogether, Mathias has made 105 appearances (77 starts) across all competitions for Getafe and Napoli since making his debut back in 2013; scoring 15 goals along the way.
Mathias currently resides in Naples with his wife and two young children.


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    21. Sergio Rochet

    Goalkeeper

    Sergio Rochet Career

    • : Danubio
    • : AZ
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2014–2017: AZ: 51: (0)
    • 2017–2019: Sivasspor: 15: (0)
    • 2019–: Nacional: 83: (0)
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 11: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 24 October 2022, ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 2 December 2022

    Rochet is a goalkeeper who currently plays for Nacional in Uruguay. He was born on March 23, 1993, in the city of Nueva Palmira in Uruguay. Rochet is 1.89 meters tall and has been playing football since he was young.

    In 2012, Rochet made his professional debut with Uruguayan side Defensor Sporting Club; he played one match during the season before being loaned to Peñarol where he played until 2014 when he rejoined Defensor Sporting Club again as their first-choice goalkeeper.

    On October 17th 2015, Rochet signed with Brazilian club Cruzeiro Esporte Clube after spending two years out of contract at Uruguayan side Defensor Sporting Club[2]. In January 2019 it was announced that Sergio had agreed terms with Chilean Primera División club Universidad Católica[3], joining up later that month[4] and making his debut against Palestino on February 8th 2019.[5]

    22. Manuel Ugarte

    Manuel Ugarte Career

    • : City Park
    • : Fénix
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2016–2020: Fénix: 53: (2)
    • 2021: Famalicão: 20: (1)
    • 2021–: Sporting CP: 38: (0)
    • 2018–2020: Uruguay U20: 5: (0)
    • 2020–: Uruguay U23: 7: (1)
    • 2021–: Uruguay: 6: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 13 November 2022, ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 27 September 2022

    Manuel Ugarte is a midfielder for Sporting CP and was born on April 11, 2001 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He made his professional debut with the club in the Portuguese Liga during the 2018-19 season.

    Ugarte has represented Uruguay at U17, U20 and senior levels. He earned his first call up to the national team for a friendly against Portugal on November 14, 2019. Manuel is eligible to play for both Spain and Uruguay as he has dual citizenship through his father.

    In future, Ugarte may represent one of Europe's top leagues after being signed by Sporting CP from Universo de Santa Fe in December 2018.[3] Manuel Ugarte is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a striker for Fénix and the Uruguay national team. Ugarte made his professional debut with Fénix in 2016, scoring two goals in 53 appearances over two seasons.

    In 2021, he moved to Portuguese club Famalicão on a free transfer. He scored 20 goals in 20 appearances during his time there before joining Sporting CP the following season. Ugarte has represented Uruguay at Under-20 level, featuring at five 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and one 2019 Copa America fixture so far. At senior level, he has made 38 appearances for Uruguay since representing them at under-20 level and scoring seven goals - including six internationals - thus far in his career

    23. Facundo Pellistri

    Midfielder

    Facundo Pellistri Career

    • : La Picada
    • : River Plate Montevideo
    • 2012–2019: Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2019–2020: Peñarol: 30: (1)
    • 2020–: Manchester United: 0: (0)
    • 2021: → Alavés (loan): 12: (0)
    • 2021–2022: → Alavés (loan): 21: (0)
    • 2017: Uruguay U16: 2: (0)
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 10: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 20:37, 4 October 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16:54, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

    Facundo Pellistri was born on 20 December 2001 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is a winger and currently plays for Manchester United. Pellistri has played at youth level for various clubs in Uruguay including Rentistas and Bella Vista Club.[1] In November 2018, he made his senior international debut for Uruguay against Peru playing the full 90 minutes.[3] Facundo Pellistri is still very young and has many years of potential ahead of him which he can develop into an excellent player for Manchester United or any other club he chooses to join in the future.

    Facundo Pellistri is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Spanish club Manchester United. He has played for Peñarol, Alavés, and Uruguay national team. Facundo Pellistri began his career at Peñarol before moving to Spain to play for Alavés and Manchester United in the last two years of his senior career. Facundo Pellistri has been capped 10 times by Uruguay national team, scoring two goals during this time period. In 2019, he joined English side Manchester United on a free transfer after finishing his contract with Peñarol in Chile

    24. Facundo Torres

    Career

    • 2010–2020: Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2020–2022: Peñarol: 51: (10)
    • 2022–: Orlando City: 33: (9)
    • 2014–2015: Uruguay U15: 20: (14)
    • 2016–2017: Uruguay U17: 28: (14)
    • 2018: Uruguay U20: 6: (1)
    • 2021–: Uruguay: 10: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:00, 9 October 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16 November 2021

    Facundo Torres was born on April 13, 2000 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is 1.75 meters tall and plays as a winger for Orlando City SC in the United States of America (USA).

    Facundo made his professional debut with Uruguayan side Danubio FC in 2016 and also played for Racing Club de Montevideo before moving to MLS this year. Torres has represented Uruguay at youth international level and won two Under-17 South American Championships (in 2016 and 2017) as well as a U20 World Cup medal in 2018 which he helped take home from Korea Republic after they defeated Mexico 4–1 in the final – becoming only the second ever Latin American team to do so.[2] In September 2019, it was announced that Torres had been called up by new national team head coach Óscar Tabárez for friendlies against Chile and Paraguay,[3] making his full international debut on October 12th versus Chile[4].

    25. Diego Alonso

    Career

    • 1993–1995: Bella Vista
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1995–1999: Bella Vista: 38: (19)
    • 1999–2000: Gimnasia La Plata: 32: (17)
    • 2000–2002: Valencia: 20: (2)
    • 2001–2002: → Atlético Madrid (loan): 38: (22)
    • 2002–2003: Racing Santander: 23: (1)
    • 2003–2004: Málaga: 23: (6)
    • 2004–2005: UNAM: 27: (12)
    • 2005–2006: Murcia: 25: (2)
    • 2006: Nacional: 7: (3)
    • 2007: Shanghai Shenhua: 13: (7)
    • 2008–2009: Gimnasia La Plata: 36: (5)
    • 2009–2011: Peñarol: 43: (17)
    • Total: : 325: (114)
    • 1999–2001: Uruguay: 7: (0)
    • 2011–2012: Bella Vista
    • 2012–2013: Guaraní
    • 2013: Peñarol
    • 2014: Olimpia
    • 2014–2018: Pachuca
    • 2018–2019: Monterrey
    • 2019–2021: Inter Miami
    • 2021–: Uruguay
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals

    Diego Alonso is a Uruguayan striker who has played for Bella Vista, Gimnasia La Plata, Valencia and Atlético Madrid in his professional career. He made his debut with Bella Vista at the age of 16 and went on to play 38 times for them before joining Gimnasia La Plata in 1999.

    After two seasons with Valencia, he joined Atlético Madrid on loan in 2001 where he scored 22 goals in 38 appearances during two seasons. In 2003, Alonso joined Málaga after being signed by then-manager Manuel Pellegrini but failed to establish himself as first choice and left the club after six months later.

    Since leaving Málagi Diego Alonso is a Uruguayan football manager who has managed clubs in Argentina, Chile and Mexico. He was appointed as the manager of Pachuca in December 2018. Previously, he had been managing Bella Vista for two years from November 2011 to December 2013 and Guaraní for one year from February 2014 to January 2015.

    In Uruguay, he was assistant coach at Montevideo Wanderers between 2006 and 2007 before joining Gimnasia La Plata where he spent five seasons – winning 36 matches out of 43 games during his tenure there (2008-2009 included). After leaving La Platense in May 2011, Alonso moved to China with Shanghai Shenhua where he led them to consecutive seventh-place finishes in the Chinese Super League (CSL) – their best ever finish until that point - before moving back home to manage Peñarol in March 2013

    26. Guillermo Varela

    Guillermo Varela Career

    • –2011: Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2011–2013: Peñarol: 1: (0)
    • 2013–2017: Manchester United: 4: (0)
    • 2014–2015: → Real Madrid Castilla (loan): 33: (1)
    • 2016–2017: → Eintracht Frankfurt (loan): 7: (0)
    • 2017–2019: Peñarol: 23: (0)
    • 2019–2021: Copenhagen: 35: (0)
    • 2020–2021: → Dynamo Moscow (loan): 17: (0)
    • 2021–: Dynamo Moscow: 25: (0)
    • 2022–: → Flamengo (loan): 5: (0)
    • 2012–2013: Uruguay U20: 29: (0)
    • 2017–: Uruguay: 12: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 00:42, 29 November 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17:03, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

    Guillermo Varela is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Brazilian side Flamengo on loan from Russian club Dynamo Moscow. He first came to prominence at Peñarol, winning the 2011 Copa Libertadores and becoming Uruguay's youngest ever player to feature in a World Cup match when he made an appearance against Algeria in 2014 aged just 18 years and 265 days old.

    Varela has since played in Europe with Dynamo Moscow before joining Flamengo on loan earlier this year. A versatile defender, Guillermo Varela can also operate as a right winger or centre-back if needed, making him one of the most promising young players in South America today Guillermo Varela is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Danish side Copenhagen. He made his professional debut with Peñarol in 2011 and has since played for Manchester United, Real Madrid Castilla and Eintracht Frankfurt on loan before joining Copenhagen in 2017.

    Varela has represented Uruguay at youth levels, most notably at the U20 World Cup where he won a bronze medal in 2012. In total, Guillermo Varela has made 93 appearances for Uruguay between senior internationals and club football

    27. Diego Lugano

    Defender

    Diego Lugano Career

    • 1996–1999: Nacional
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1999–2003: Nacional: 13: (0)
    • 2001–2002: → Plaza Colonia (loan): 46: (4)
    • 2003–2006: São Paulo: 95: (7)
    • 2006–2011: Fenerbahçe: 125: (21)
    • 2011–2013: Paris Saint-Germain: 12: (0)
    • 2013: → Málaga (loan): 11: (0)
    • 2013–2014: West Bromwich Albion: 9: (1)
    • 2015: BK Häcken: 11: (0)
    • 2015: Cerro Porteño: 16: (5)
    • 2016–2017: São Paulo: 18: (2)
    • Total: : 356: (40)
    • 2003–2014: Uruguay: 95: (9)

    Diego Lugano is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Italian club S.S.C. Napoli and the Uruguay national team. Signed by São Paulo in 2003, he made 125 appearances for the Brazilian side before joining Fenerbahçe in 2006.

    He helped his country to qualification for the 2014 World Cup and was named in their final 23-man squad ahead of the tournament, which they hosted; he played all but one minute of Uruguay's matches en route to being crowned champions. In May 2015, it was announced that Lugano would join Serie A outfit Juventus on a six-year contract.[3] Having won two Turkish Super Lig titles with Galatasaray and three Europa League trophies with Sevilla, Lugano has also represented Switzerland internationally since 2007[4].

    After spending last season on loan at AC Milan,[5] Diego will again be part of Fernando Hierro’s Spain squad when they travel to Russia this June for UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying fixtures.* At international level, Diego has 53 caps [including 3 as captain], scoring four goals across various tournaments including Copa America (2007), Confederations Cup (2010), and European Championship (2012).* * *

    28. Agustín Canobbio

    Agustín Canobbio Career

    • 2011–2016: Fénix
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2016–2018: Fénix: 41: (3)
    • 2018–2019: Peñarol: 58: (3)
    • 2020–2021: Fénix: 22: (5)
    • 2021–2022: Peñarol: 34: (4)
    • 2022–: Athletico Paranaense: 23: (2)
    • 2016–2017: Uruguay U20: 21: (0)
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 4: (0)

    He is a Uruguayan winger who currently plays for Brazilian side Athletico Paranaense. Canobbio made his professional debut with local club Fénix in 2016 after impressing during his time at youth level.

    He was part of the Uruguay U-20 team that won the 2017 South American Youth Championship, and later helped them win the 2018 Copa America Centenario tournament held in Chile. Canobbio has represented Uruguay at both Under-17 and Under-20 levels, as well as making one appearance for their senior national team in an international friendly against Argentina in November 2018.

    He is considered to be a very fast player who can use his pace to create chances for himself or others on the pitch Agustín Canobbio is a professional footballer who plays for Uruguayan club Peñarol. He has represented his country at both the South American U-20 Championship and the FIFA World Cup, where he played in two matches. Canobbio started his career with local side Montevideo Wanderers before moving to Brazilian giants Flamengo in 2013.

    After spending time on loan at Spanish outfit Racing Santander, he moved back to Uruguay and signed for Peñarol in 2017. His impressive displays saw him named as captain of Uruguay's squad for the 2018 World Cup tournament - which they reached after beating Brazil 1-0 in the final. Canobbio has also been capped by Uruguay at senior level, making four appearances between 2016 and 2022 including an appearance during their run to victory at this year's Copa America Centenario tournament

    29. Sebastián Sosa

    Sebastián Sosa Career

    • 1998–2000: Central Español
    • 2001–2007: Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2007–2011: Peñarol: 58: (0)
    • 2008: → Central Español (loan): 28: (0)
    • 2011–2012: Boca Juniors: 3: (0)
    • 2012–2015: Vélez Sársfield: 86: (0)
    • 2015–2017: Pachuca: 0: (0)
    • 2016: → Zacatecas (loan): 0: (0)
    • 2016: → Rosario Central (loan): 15: (0)
    • 2017: → Morelia (loan): 4: (0)
    • 2017–2020: Morelia: 96: (0)
    • 2020–2021: Mazatlán: 4: (0)
    • 2020–2021: → Independiente (loan): 45: (0)
    • 2022: Independiente: 20: (0)
    • 2023–: UNAM: 0: (0)
    • 2003: Uruguay U17: :
    • 2005: Uruguay U20: :
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 1: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 09:02, 20 September 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 11 June 2022

    Sebastián Sosa is a goalkeeper who has played for Peñarol and UNAM. Sebastián Sosa was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on August 19th, 1986. Sebastián Sosa began his career with Central Español before joining Peñarol in 2007.

    In 2011, Sebastián Sosa joined UNAM and he has since been a starter for the team. Sebastián Sosa currently plays for UNAM and is their number one goalkeeper Sebastián Sosa is a versatile midfielder who has played for several clubs in his native Argentina.

    He was loaned out to Zacatecas and Rosario Central in 2016, but failed to make an impact with either side. In 2017 he moved to Morelia and has since made 96 appearances for the club, scoring 20 goals. Sosa represented Uruguay at youth level before making his senior debut in 2003.

    He is set to join Independiente on a free transfer in 2022 after leaving UNAM early this year

    30. Héctor Scarone

    Héctor Scarone Career

    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1917–1926: Nacional: 115: (108)
    • 1926–1927: Barcelona: 18: (17)
    • 1927–1931: Nacional: 45: (39)
    • 1931–1932: Inter: 14: (7)
    • 1932–1934: Palermo: 54: (13)
    • 1934–1939: Nacional: 31: (16)
    • Total: : 277: (200)
    • 1917–1930: Uruguay: 51: (31)
    • 1947–1948: Millonarios
    • 1951–1952: Real Madrid
    • : Nacional

    Scarone was a Uruguayan international footballer who played for Nacional and Barcelona. He made his debut for Nacional in 1917 and went on to make over 200 appearances for the club, winning two Primera División titles.

    Scarone also represented Uruguay at the 1928 Olympic Games and scored one goal in their group stage victory over Spain. After retiring from football he worked as a coach with several clubs including Palermo and Inter Milan before dying aged 68 in 1967.

    Scarone was a very successful international footballer, representing Uruguay at the Olympic Games in 1924 and 1928 as well as playing for Real Madrid and Nacional. After retiring from football he went into management, first with Millonarios then with Real Madrid before taking charge of Nacional in 1951.

    He remained there until his death in 1984. Scarone is considered one of Uruguay's greatest footballers ever and he is still fondly remembered by fans all over the world.

    31. José Luis Rodríguez

    José Luis Rodríguez Career

    • : Danubio
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2016–2021: Danubio: 104: (7)
    • 2019–2020: → Racing Club (loan): 1: (0)
    • 2021: Fénix: 14: (2)
    • 2022: Nacional: 34: (2)
    • 2023–: Vasco da Gama: 0: (0)
    • 2016–2017: Uruguay U20: 29: (2)
    • 2020: Uruguay U23: 9: (2)
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 0: (0)

    José Luis Rodríguez is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Vasco da Gama in the Brazilian Série A. José Luis started his career at Danubio before moving to Vasco da Gama in 2016.

    He has made 104 appearances for the club so far. José Luis predominantly played as a right-back during his time with Danubio and Vasco da Gama, but he can also play on the left side of defence if needed.

    His impressive performances have seen him receive several call-ups from Uruguay national team manager Óscar Tabárez, including two Copa America appearances earlier this year where he helped Uruguay reach the semi-finals stage before losing to Chile by a scoreline of 3–1 on aggregate after extra time.

    José Luis is known for being very hardworking off the field too; he volunteers with charity organisations and was nominated for an award by Portuguese club Sporting CP last season because of his charitable work within Brazil's disadvantaged communities around Rio de Janeiro city centre where he grew up.[3] With rumours linking him with moves away from Vasco da Gama in recent months, it remains to be seen what kind of future lies ahead for José Luis Rodríguez Jr., but whatever happens, we are sure that he will continue to put in quality performances both on and off the pitch.

    32. Cristhian Stuani

    Forward

    Cristhian Stuani Career

    • : Danubio
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2004–2007: Danubio: 36: (23)
    • 2006–2007: → Bella Vista (loan): 14: (12)
    • 2008–2012: Reggina: 18: (1)
    • 2009–2010: → Albacete (loan): 39: (22)
    • 2010–2011: → Levante (loan): 30: (8)
    • 2011–2012: → Racing Santander (loan): 32: (9)
    • 2012–2015: Espanyol: 103: (25)
    • 2015–2017: Middlesbrough: 59: (11)
    • 2017–: Girona: 174: (105)
    • 2003: Uruguay U17: 12: (3)
    • 2005: Uruguay U20: 15: (6)
    • 2012–2019: Uruguay: 50: (8)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:26, 29 December 2022 (UTC)

    Cristhian Stuani is a 36-year-old Uruguayan striker who currently plays for Girona in Spain. Cristhian began his career with Danubio before moving to Europe to play for Valencia, Fiorentina, Inter Milan and Barcelona respectively.

    He was named La Liga Player of the Year in both 2013–14 and 2014–15, as well as being runner up twice (2013–14 and 2015–16). In total, he has scored 54 goals in 224 appearances across all competitions. Cristhian represented Uruguay at the 2018 FIFA World Cup where they were eliminated in the Round of 16 by France Cristhian Stuani is a highly rated and talented footballer who has played for a number of top clubs in Europe.

    Cristhian started his career with Danubio before moving to Bella Vista on loan. He then joined Reggina and helped them win the Serie A title in 2009-10, before joining Albacete on loan the following season. In 2010 he joined Levante where he scored 30 goals in 38 appearances over two seasons – this led to him being signed by Racing Santander permanently that year. After scoring 32 goals in just 39 appearances for Racing Santander, Cristhian moved to Espanyol where he would go on to score 103 times from 2011-2015 including 25 during the 2015/16 campaign which saw him awarded La Liga Player of the Year award.

    In January 2017, Cristhian transferred to Middlesbrough where he made 59 appearances over two seasons before leaving at the end of 2018/19 season having won League Cup and Europa League titles with Girona. At international level, Cristhian has represented Uruguay at Under-17s, U20s and senior levels (making 50 appearances). He was part of their squad that reached the semi finals of Copa America Centenario earlier this year.

    33. Obdulio Varela

    Obdulio Varela Career

    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1936–1938: Deportivo Juventud: :
    • 1938–1943: Montevideo Wanderers: :
    • 1943–1955: Peñarol: :
    • 1939–1954: Uruguay: 45: (9)
    • 1955: Peñarol

    Obdulio Varela was a Uruguayan footballer who played for Deportivo Juventud, Montevideo Wanderers and Peñarol during his career. He was part of the Uruguay national team which competed in three World Cups (1938, 1962 and 1970), as well as two Copa América tournaments (1946 and 1950).

    After retiring from football he worked as a coach at several clubs including Peñarol, Racing Club de Avellaneda and River Plate. Obdulio Varela died on August 2nd 1996 after a long illness aged 78 years old. Obdulio Varela was one of the most successful managers in Uruguayan football history.

    He led Peñarol to several domestic and international titles, including a FIFA World Cup victory in 1950. Varela also represented Uruguay at several major tournaments, notably the FIFA World Cup and the South American Championship. In total he won nine league titles with Peñarol, as well as two South American Championships.

    After retiring from playing Obdulio Varela went on to manage several clubs across Uruguay before eventually retiring from management in 1995. He remains an influential figure within Uruguayan football today.

    34. Juan Alberto Schiaffino

    Juan Alberto Schiaffino Career

    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1943–1954: Peñarol: 227: (88)
    • 1954–1960: Milan: 149: (47)
    • 1960–1962: Roma: 39: (3)
    • Total: : 415: (138)
    • 1946–1954: Uruguay: 21: (9)
    • 1954–1958: Italy: 4: (0)
    • 1974–1975: Uruguay
    • 1975–1976: Peñarol

    Juan Alberto Schiaffino was a Uruguay international who played for Peñarol and Milan in the 1940s and 1950s. He is best remembered for his time at Milan, where he won three Serie A titles between 1954 and 1958 as well as the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1957.

    After retiring from playing, Schiaffino coached several teams before passing away aged 77 in 2002. Schiaffino was born in Montevideo, Uruguay on January 10th, 1938. He started his playing career at River Plate and then moved to Peñarol where he would spend the majority of his time with the club.

    Schiaffino helped Peñarol win three league titles during his tenure there and also featured for the national team at both World Cup tournaments he participated in (1950 & 1954). After leaving Peñarol, Schiaffino had spells managing Uruguayan sides Central España and Nacional before retiring from professional football in 1975.

    Juan Alberto Schiaffino is one of Uruguay's most successful ever footballers and is now a respected figure within the sport as a coach himself.

    35. Sebastián Abreu

    Forward

    Sebastián Abreu Career

    • : Olimpia de Minas
    • : Nacional de Minas
    • 1993–1995: Defensor
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1995–1996: Defensor: 24: (13)
    • 1996–1998: San Lorenzo: 43: (26)
    • 1998–2004: Deportivo La Coruña: 15: (3)
    • 1998: → Grêmio (loan): 7: (1)
    • 1999–2000: → Tecos (loan): 33: (27)
    • 2000–2001: → San Lorenzo (loan): 25: (10)
    • 2001: → Nacional (loan): 18: (16)
    • 2002–2003: → Cruz Azul (loan): 39: (34)
    • 2003: → América (loan): 16: (3)
    • 2004: → Tecos (loan): 17: (5)
    • 2004–2005: Nacional: 31: (16)
    • 2005–2006: Sinaloa: 34: (22)
    • 2006: Monterrey: 16: (7)
    • 2007: San Luis: 14: (6)
    • 2007–2008: UANL: 15: (7)
    • 2008: → River Plate (loan): 17: (2)
    • 2008: Beitar Jerusalem: 0: (0)
    • 2008–2009: River Plate: 0: (0)
    • 2009: → Real Sociedad (loan): 18: (11)
    • 2009–2010: Aris: 8: (3)
    • 2010–2012: Botafogo: 93: (55)
    • 2012: → Figueirense (loan): 5: (0)
    • 2013–2015: Nacional: 18: (5)
    • 2013–2014: → Rosario Central (loan): 38: (8)
    • 2015: → Aucas (loan): 10: (4)
    • 2016: Sol de América: 10: (2)
    • 2016: Santa Tecla: 21: (13)
    • 2017: Bangu: 10: (3)
    • 2017: Central Español: 8: (6)
    • 2017: Puerto Montt: 13: (11)
    • 2018: Audax Italiano: 10: (0)
    • 2018: Magallanes: 9: (3)
    • 2019: Rio Branco: 8: (6)
    • 2019–2020: Boston River: 33: (4)
    • 2021: Athletic-MG: 4: (0)
    • 2021: Sud América: 4: (0)
    • 2021: Olimpia de Minas: 6: (4)
    • Total: : 690: (336)
    • 1996–2012: Uruguay: 70: (26)
    • 2019: Santa Tecla (caretaker)
    • 2020: Boston River (player–coach)
    • 2022: Always Ready
    • 2022: Paysandú
    • 2023–: Universidad César Vallejo

    Sebastián Abreu is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Universidad César Vallejo in the Chilean Primera División. He began his career with Olimpia de Minas, before joining Nacional de Minas and then San Lorenzo in Argentina.

    He signed for Deportivo La Coruña in Spain in 1998. After four years with Deportivo, he joined Chilean side Universidad César Vallejo ahead of the 2004 season. Sebastián has scored over 100 goals during his career, including 43 league goals during two spells at San Lorenzo between 1996 and 1998 and 15 goals during one stint at Deportivo La Coruña from 1998 to 2004 Sebastián Abreu is a Brazilian midfielder who plays for Argentine club River Plate.

    He has played for clubs in his native Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, before joining River Plate in 2015. In 2014 he was named the best player of the year by various media outlets, including ESPN Brasil and Fox Sports Argentina. His father was also a professional footballer; Sebastián started playing football at an early age with his father's former team Cruzeiro EC from Rio de Janeiro state. He made his senior debut for Cruzeiro on 24 May 2009 in a 1-1 draw against Vasco da Gama SP, coming on as a substitute for Paulo Henrique Ganso in the 78th minute of play..

    After spending time on loan at Mexican side Tecos UAG during the 2013 season, Abreu joined Argentinian side Nacional permanently ahead of the 2014 Clausura tournament where he helped them to win their first ever Copa Libertadores title after defeating Colombian club Atlético Nacional 3-0 on aggregate in the semi-final stage (winning 4–1 at home). On 7 July 2016 it was announced that Abreu had signed with MLS outfit Portland Timbers FC until 2020 following three years out injury which caused him to miss most of River Platte’s 2017 campaign finishing runner up losing 2 finals to Boca Juniors Fc

    36. Jonathan Rodríguez

    Forward

    Jonathan Rodríguez Career

    • : Atlético Florida
    • : Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2013–2015: Peñarol: 38: (16)
    • 2015: → Benfica (loan): 1: (0)
    • 2015: → Benfica B (loan): 6: (7)
    • 2015–2016: Benfica: 0: (0)
    • 2015–2016: → Deportivo La Coruña (loan): 13: (0)
    • 2016–2018: Santos Laguna: 87: (29)
    • 2019–2021: Cruz Azul: 95: (44)
    • 2022: Al-Nassr: 8: (1)
    • 2022–: América: 17: (6)
    • 2014–: Uruguay: 29: (3)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 04:31, 13 October 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16 November 2021

    Jonathan Rodríguez is a forward for América who was born in Uruguay. He started his career at Atlético Florida and played for Peñarol before joining América in 2016.

    Jonathan has represented Uruguay at youth levels, including the U-20 team that won the World Cup in 2015. His goalscoring exploits have seen him score 13 times in 46 appearances for América so far this season.

    Jonathan is known as a hard worker on and off the pitch and is always looking to improve his game further Jonathan Rodríguez is a talented footballer who has spent his entire senior career with Peñarol. He has made over 38 appearances for the club, scoring 16 goals.

    In 2015, he joined Portuguese side Benfica on loan and went on to make six more appearances for the team before returning to Peñarol in 2016. Jonathan then moved to Mexican side Santos Laguna in 2017 where he enjoyed significant success, helping them win87 matches in total (29 of which were league games).

    In 2019, Jonathan rejoined Cruz Azul after spending one season at Deportivo La Coruña – making 95 appearances and scoring 44 goals during that time period. Jonathan also represented Uruguay at international level between 2014 and 2021, playing 29 times and netting three goals during that time frame..

    37. Egidio Arévalo

    Midfielder

    Egidio Arévalo Career

    • 1999–2000: Paysandú Bella Vista
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2001–2002: Paysandú Bella Vista: 35: (2)
    • 2002–2006: Bella Vista: 108: (6)
    • 2006–2007: Peñarol: 29: (6)
    • 2007–2008: Monterrey: 32: (3)
    • 2008: Danubio: 9: (0)
    • 2009: San Luis: 7: (0)
    • 2009–2010: Peñarol: 30: (1)
    • 2011: Botafogo: 1: (0)
    • 2011–2014: Tijuana: 33: (3)
    • 2012–2013: → Palermo (loan): 27: (2)
    • 2013: → Chicago Fire (loan): 9: (0)
    • 2014–2016: UANL: 48: (1)
    • 2014: → Morelia (loan): 13: (1)
    • 2016: → Atlas (loan): 17: (0)
    • 2016: Chiapas: 15: (0)
    • 2017: Veracruz: 17: (1)
    • 2017: Racing Club: 7: (0)
    • 2018: Libertad: 16: (0)
    • 2019: Deportivo Municipal: 11: (1)
    • 2019: Correcaminos UAT: 11: (0)
    • 2020–2021: Sud América: 11: (0)
    • 2021: Sacachispas: 18: (0)
    • 2022–: Sacachispas: 3: (0)
    • 2012: Uruguay Olympic (O.P.): 5: (0)
    • 2006–2017: Uruguay: 90: (0)

    Egidio Arévalo is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Sacachispas. He started his career with Paysandú Bella Vista before moving to Bella Vista's rivals Peñarol in 2006.

    After two seasons with Monterrey, Arévalo joined Sacachispas in 2008. He has made 108 appearances for Bella Vista and Peñarol combined, scoring six goals along the way. Arévalo was part of Uruguay's squad at the 2011 Copa América but did not feature in any matches during their tournament campaign.[1] Egidio Arévalo is a Mexican footballer who plays as a midfielder for Club Atlas and the Mexico national team.

    He made his international debut in March 2017, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 3-1 victory over Costa Rica. Arévalo has represented Mexico at U17, U20, and senior levels. He began his professional career with Morelia before spending time on loan at Chiapas and Racing Club respectively. Arévalo signed for Deportivo Municipal ahead of the 2019 Clausura season where he helped them qualify for next year's Apertura tournament.

    After being released by Deportivo Municipal, he rejoined Correcaminos UAT until the end of the 2020–21 Liga MX season

    38. Cristian Rodríguez

    Midfielder

    Cristian Rodríguez Career

    • : Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2002–2005: Peñarol: 40: (4)
    • 2005–2008: Paris Saint-Germain: 36: (1)
    • 2007–2008: → Benfica (loan): 24: (6)
    • 2008–2012: Porto: 70: (12)
    • 2012–2015: Atlético Madrid: 59: (2)
    • 2015: → Parma (loan): 5: (0)
    • 2015: → Grêmio (loan): 0: (0)
    • 2015–2016: Independiente: 26: (3)
    • 2017–2021: Peñarol: 98: (31)
    • 2021–: Plaza Colonia: 37: (4)
    • 2003–2005: Uruguay U20: 13: (5)
    • 2003–2018: Uruguay: 110: (11)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 10:48, 11 November 2022 (UTC)

    Cristian Rodríguez is a Uruguayan international footballer who plays for Plaza Colonia in his home country. He started out with Peñarol, making over 150 appearances and scoring 25 goals during his time at the club before joining Argentine side Racing Club de Avellaneda on loan in January 2016.

    Rodríguez returned to Uruguay shortly after and helped Plaza Colonia win the 2018 Primera División championship. Rodríguez has also represented Uruguay at senior level, having made six appearances and scored one goal since debuting in 2007.[1] A winger by trade, Cristian Rodríguez is known for speed and strong attacking play; he has been praised for his dribbling ability as well as finishing ability from outside of the penalty area.[3][4] With regards to his personal life, Cristian Rodríguez is currently single[5].

    He was born on September 30th 1985,[6] in Juan Lacaze, Uruguay,[7] to parents Gabriel Barotti (a former professional football player)[8],and Silvia Palacios.[9][10][11]

    39. Walter Gargano

    Midfielder

    Walter Gargano Career

    • 2001–2003: Danubio
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2003–2007: Danubio: 102: (3)
    • 2007–2015: Napoli: 189: (4)
    • 2012–2013: → Internazionale (loan): 28: (0)
    • 2013–2014: → Parma (loan): 22: (1)
    • 2015–2017: Monterrey: 64: (0)
    • 2017–: Peñarol: 106: (2)
    • 2006–2014: Uruguay: 64: (1)

    Walter Gargano is a Uruguayan defensive midfielder who currently plays for Peñarol. He has played for Danubio and Napoli in his career so far. Gargano was born on 23 July 1984 in Paysandú, Uruguay.

    Gargano started his career at local club Danubio before moving to Italian side Napoli in 2009. Gargano made 47 appearances for Napoli during two seasons, scoring one goal against Fiorentina in the 2010–11 Europa League group stage.[1] After leaving Napoli, Gargano signed with Peñarol in 2013 where he has continued to play since then.[2] Walter Gargano is a versatile midfielder who has played for both Napoli and Internazionale.

    Gargano was born in Italy but represented Uruguay at international level, winning Copa América in 2011 with Argentina as his side. He joined Monterrey in Mexico this summer and is looking to cement a place in their starting XI. Walter Gargano could be an excellent addition to any team and will no doubt bring lots of creativity to the midfield area

    40. Enzo Francescoli

    Enzo Francescoli Career

    • : Wanderers
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1980–1982: Wanderers: 74: (20)
    • 1983–1986: River Plate: 113: (68)
    • 1986–1989: RC Paris: 89: (32)
    • 1989–1990: Marseille: 28: (11)
    • 1990–1993: Cagliari: 98: (17)
    • 1993–1994: Torino: 24: (3)
    • 1994–1997: River Plate: 84: (47)
    • Total: : 510: (198)
    • 1982–1997: Uruguay: 73: (17)

    Enzo Francescoli is a Uruguayan attacking midfielder who played for River Plate and RC Paris in his career. Enzo Francescoli was born in Montevideo on 12 November 1961.

    In 1980, Enzo Francescoli joined Wanderers and made 74 appearances over two years before moving to River Plate the following year. At River Plate, Enzo Francescoli won three league titles (1985–86, 1989–90) and reached the Copa Libertadores final twice (1986, 1990).

    After leaving River Plate in 1991, Enzo Francescoli signed for RC Paris where he starred alongside Zinedine Zidane amongst other top French players until joining Marseille two years later. With Marseille, Enzo Francescoli helped them win Ligue 1 title in 1994-95 as well as reaching the UEFA Cup semi-finals that season before retiring from professional football at the end of 1995-96 season aged 33 due to injury .

    Since retirement from playing football professionally ,Enzo has taken up coaching roles with various clubs across Europe including Monaco FC and Udinese Calcio where he currently coaches their U17 team . He also appeared as a guest analyst during Uruguay's World Cup qualification match against Chile last October

    41. Nahitan Nández

    Midfielder

    Nahitan Nández Career

    • 2013–2014: Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2014–2017: Peñarol: 75: (8)
    • 2017–2019: Boca Juniors: 36: (6)
    • 2019–: Cagliari: 106: (4)
    • 2014–2015: Uruguay U20: 28: (1)
    • 2015–: Uruguay: 49: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 13:00, 17 August 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16 November 2021

    Nahitan Nández is a Uruguayan midfielder who currently plays for Serie A club Cagliari. He was born in Punta del Este on December 28th, 1995 and started playing football at the youth level with local side Atlético Uruguayo.

    In 2017, Nahitan moved to Italian club Genoa but only made six appearances before being loaned out to fellow Serie A side Cagliari in January 2018. At international level, he has represented Uruguay at U-17, U-20 and senior levels making his full debut in March 2016 against Peru scoring one goal later that year in a 2–1 win for the "Tricolor".

    Nahitan scored his first League goal for Cagliari on October 14th of this year netting the opener in their 3–0 victory over Torino . Nahitan Nández is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Italian side Cagliari. He made his professional debut with Peñarol in 2013 and has since played for Boca Juniors, Cagliari and Uruguay U20. In 2017 he joined Argentine club Boca on loan until the end of the season and helped them to win the Torneo de Apertura title.

    After returning to Cagliari, he was part of their Europa League campaign where they were eliminated by Celtic in the first qualifying round. On 6 July 2019, it was announced that Nahitan had signed for Serie A side Lazio on a four-year deal worth £9 million (€11m/$13m). He will wear number 7 shirt at Lazio. Nahitan is known as an attacking midfielder with good technique and passing ability, as well as being able to score goals from distance or inside the box; this makes him a dangerous player both offensively and defensively..

    42. Mauro Arambarri

    Mauro Arambarri Career

    • : Gladiador
    • 2003–2010: Tropezón
    • 2010: Nacional de Salto
    • 2011–2013: Defensor Sporting
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2013–2016: Defensor Sporting: 44: (1)
    • 2016–2017: Bordeaux: 9: (0)
    • 2016–2017: Bordeaux B: 6: (0)
    • 2017–2018: Boston River: 0: (0)
    • 2017–2018: → Getafe (loan): 27: (1)
    • 2018–: Getafe: 138: (5)
    • 2014–2015: Uruguay U20: 19: (3)
    • 2020–: Uruguay: 12: (0)

    Mauro Arambarri is a Uruguayan midfielder who currently plays for Getafe. He started his career at Tropezón before joining Nacional de Salto in 2011. In 2013, he joined Defensor Sporting and made over 100 appearances for the club before leaving in 2017.

    He signed for Getafe in September of that year and has since made 25 La Liga appearances, scoring one goal. Arambarri is also Uruguay's youngest ever international player, making his debut aged 18 years and 236 days against Peru on 10 November 2016 Mauro Arambarri is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Spanish side Getafe.

    He has played for Defensor Sporting and Bordeaux in Uruguay, as well as Boston River in Spain before joining Getafe last year. Arambarri made his international debut for Uruguay in 2014 and has since earned 12 caps. The midfielder usually plays behind the striker or on the left wing, and is known for his creative playmaking abilities.

    Arambarri's contract with Getafe runs until 2020, but he could be available to join La Celeste next month if they reach the UEFA Champions League group stage

    43. Álvaro Pereira

    Midfielder

    Álvaro Pereira Career

    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2003–2004: Miramar Misiones: 28: (1)
    • 2005–2007: Quilmes: 33: (0)
    • 2007–2008: Argentinos Juniors: 35: (11)
    • 2008–2009: CFR Cluj: 29: (1)
    • 2009–2012: Porto: 72: (2)
    • 2012–2015: Inter Milan: 33: (1)
    • 2014: → São Paulo (loan): 21: (0)
    • 2015: → Estudiantes (loan): 24: (2)
    • 2016–2018: Estudiantes: 0: (0)
    • 2016: → Getafe (loan): 6: (0)
    • 2016–2018: → Cerro Porteño (loan): 24: (1)
    • 2019: Nacional: 5: (0)
    • 2020: River Plate Asunción: 3: (0)
    • 2020: Sereď: 1: (0)
    • 2021: Estudiantes de Mérida: 3: (0)
    • 2008–2016: Uruguay: 83: (7)

    Pereira was born in 1985 and has been playing football since he was a young boy. He started his career with Miramar Misiones before moving to Quilmes, Argentinos Juniors and CFR Cluj.

    Pereira joined Porto in 2009 where he made 72 appearances over the next two seasons. In 2012, Pereira moved to Iranian side Sepahan Tehran F.C., but only stayed for one season before returning to Portugal later that year.

    Pereira rejoined Porto at the start of the 2014–15 campaign and has since helped them win back-to-back league titles; making 38 total appearances along the way Pereira is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a midfielder for Nacional and the Uruguay national team.

    He started his career at Central Norte before joining Inter Milan in 2008. São Paulo, Estudiantes, Getafe and Cerro Porteño before returning to Inter in 2016. In 2018 he joined Argentine side River Plate Asunción where he currently remains contracted until 2020. Uruguay at international level since 2008, winning Copa América with them in 2011

    44. Agustín Rogel

    Agustín Rogel Career

    • : Deportivo Oriental
    • : Rincón Carrasco
    • : Nacional
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2017–2018: Nacional: 14: (2)
    • 2018–2019: Krylia Sovetov Samara: 14: (0)
    • 2019–2022: Toulouse: 10: (0)
    • 2020: Toulouse B: 2: (0)
    • 2021: → Estudiantes (loan): 34: (1)
    • 2022: Estudiantes: 24: (3)
    • 2022–: Hertha BSC: 8: (0)
    • 2016–2017: Uruguay U20: 18: (1)
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 1: (0)

    Agustín Rogel is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Hertha BSC in the Bundesliga. Rogel made his senior debut with Nacional in 2017, and has since played for both Deportivo Oriental and Rincón Carrasco in Uruguay's top division.

    He joined Hertha BSC on loan in January 2018, and made his Bundesliga debut later that month against Eintracht Frankfurt. Agustín Rogel is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for German side Hertha BSC. Agustin Rogel has represented Uruguay at various youth levels and was part of their successful U20s team that won the South American Championship in 2017.

    After impressing with Toulouse, he joined Bundesliga side Hertha BSC on loan in January 2019 where he made eight appearances before returning to his parent club earlier this year. With over 100 first-team appearances under his belt, Agustín Rogel will be looking to add more silverware to his collection when he returns to action with Hertha next season

    45. Pedro Petrone

    Pedro Petrone Career

    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1920–: Solferino Montevideo: :
    • –1924: Charley FC: :
    • 1924–1931: Nacional: 128: (146)
    • 1931–1933: Fiorentina: 44: (37)
    • 1933–1934: Nacional: 20: (30)
    • 1923–1930: Uruguay: 28: (24)

    Pedro Petrone was born in 1905 and played as a striker for Nacional, Fiorentina and Charley between 1924-1934. He is most famous for scoring the winning goal in the 1934 Uruguayan championship final against Racing Club de Avellaneda.

    Pedro Petrone died at the age of 59 after a long illness in 1964. Pedro Petrone was born in 1923 and played for Uruguay from 1923 to 1930. He helped the country win two Olympic football medals, as well as a World Cup victory in 1930. Pedro Petrone is remembered chiefly for his performances with Uruguayan club Peñarol, where he made 448 appearances and scored 128 goals.

    After retiring from playing, Pedro Petrone served as manager of several clubs including Cerro Porteño and Nacional Montevideo before returning to management at Peñarol following their promotion to the Liga MX in 2017. In 2019, he was appointed head coach of the Uruguay national team ahead of their FIFA World Cup campaign

    46. Martín Campaña

    Goalkeeper

    Martín Campaña Career

    • : Atlético Fernandino[2]
    • : Urusol[2]
    • : Deportivo Maldonado
    • 2002–2006: Defensor Sporting
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2007–2008: Defensor Sporting: 0: (0)
    • 2007: → Deportivo Maldonado (loan): 15: (0)
    • 2008: → Atenas (loan): 18: (0)
    • 2008–2013: Cerro Largo: 76: (0)
    • 2010–2011: → Racing Montevideo (loan): 1: (0)
    • 2013–2016: Defensor Sporting: 82: (0)
    • 2016: → Independiente (loan): 24: (0)
    • 2017–2020: Independiente: 86: (0)
    • 2020–: Al-Batin: 54: (0)
    • 2007–2009: Uruguay U20: 2: (0)
    • 2012: Uruguay U23: 6: (0)
    • 2016–: Uruguay: 9: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 27 May 2022, ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 17 November 2020

    Martín Campaña started his professional career at Deportivo Maldonado. In 2014, Martín Campaña joined Al-Batin Emirati club. On 6 September 2018, he made his debut for Uruguay in a 3-1 victory over Paraguay.[3] His father Nicolás was also a footballer and played as goalkeeper for Atlético Fernandino, Urusol and Defensor Sporting respectively before retiring from the game in 2001.

    Martin is married to Andrea and they have two children together - Matteo (born 2013) and Emilia (born 2017).[4] Martín Campaña has represented Uruguay at Under-20 level,[5] Copa America[6][7][8], Olympic Games qualifying matches,[9][10] South American Youth Championship qualifiers,[11] FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela[12], Peru[13], Brazil[14], Argentina [15](as of 10 November 2018), UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers Group B games against Denmark [16],[17],[18],[19]] Iceland [20}, Sweden [21])

    47. Jorge Fucile

    Defender

    Jorge Fucile Career

    • : Liverpool Montevideo
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2002–2007: Liverpool Montevideo: 30: (2)
    • 2006–2007: → Porto (loan): 18: (1)
    • 2007–2014: Porto: 83: (0)
    • 2012: → Santos (loan): 0: (0)
    • 2013: Porto B: 1: (0)
    • 2014–2018: Nacional: 75: (0)
    • 2019: Cartagena: 11: (0)
    • 2020–2021: Juventud: 6: (0)
    • Total: : 224: (3)
    • 2006–2017: Uruguay: 49: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals

    Jorge Fucile was born in 1984 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He started his career at Liverpool Montevideo before making the move to Anfield. In 2004, Jorge moved to Spain where he played for Zaragoza and Villarreal B.

    After spending two seasons with Villarreal B, Jorge signed for Atlético Madrid in 2008. With Atlético Madrid, Jorge became a regular starter and helped them win La Liga twice (2009-10 & 2010-11). On 31 December 2011, it was announced that Jorge had joined Inter Milan on a three-and-a-half year deal worth €8 million.[2] At Inter Milan he has been mostly used as a backup full back but did start 25 games during the 2014–15 season which resulted in him being named Serie A Player of the Year[3].

    On 1 July 2016, Fucile transferred to Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion on an undisclosed fee[4], [5]. As of 12 May 2018,[6] he is currently contracted with Brighton until 2020.[7]

    48. Martín Satriano

    Career

    • 2015–2020: Nacional
    • 2020–2021: Inter Milan
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2021–: Inter Milan: 4: (0)
    • 2022: → Brest (loan): 15: (4)
    • 2022–: → Empoli (loan): 9: (1)
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 1: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 23:00, 15 October 2022 (UTC), ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 18:00, 27 September 2022 (UTC)

    Martín Satriano is a forward who currently plays for Empoli on loan from Inter Milan. He has made five appearances for Uruguay at senior level. Martín Satriano was born in Montevideo, Uruguay and joined Inter Milan's youth setup in 2015.

    After making his debut with the first team the following year, he spent time on loan at various clubs before joining Empoli this season. At 21 years old, Martín Satriano is already considered an experienced player and looks set to have a long career ahead of him including representing his country at senior level.

    The 19-year-old Martín Satriano is a versatile defender who has played for Nacional since 2015. He made his senior debut in 2020, and has represented Uruguay at youth level. Satriano is known for his strong presence on the pitch, as well as his accurate passing ability - which he uses to help create chances for teammates.

    In 2019/20, he scored four goals from midfield while playing for Inter Milan's reserve team - helping the club win promotion to Serie A that season. On loan with Brest in 2022, Satriano helped them reach the French Ligue 1 final where they lost against Marseille (1-0). The following year, he rejoined Empoli on a temporary basis and featured prominently in their campaign to stay up in Serie A; scoring once during ten appearances overall.
    7..Martín will be joining Inter Milan permanently from 2021 onwards after signing a contract extension with the Nerazzurri earlier this month.
    8 .Satriano was born on 20th March 1997 in Montevideo , Uruguay .

    49. Diego Rossi

    Diego Rossi Career

    • 2003–2008: Uruguay Solymar
    • 2008–2016: Peñarol
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2016–2017: Peñarol: 46: (13)
    • 2018–2022: Los Angeles FC: 104: (48)
    • 2021–2022: → Fenerbahçe (loan): 31: (6)
    • 2022–: Fenerbahçe: 16: (3)
    • 2013: Uruguay U15: 26: (15)
    • 2014–2015: Uruguay U17: 23: (8)
    • 2015: Uruguay U18: 6: (0)
    • 2015–2017: Uruguay U20: 18: (3)
    • 2020: Uruguay U23: 9: (2)
    • 2022–: Uruguay: 4: (1)

    Diego Rossi is a forward for Fenerbahçe. He first came to prominence with Uruguayan side Solymar, before moving to Peñarol in 2016. Rossi has played 104 games for Los Angeles FC since joining the club in 2018 - scoring 48 goals along the way.

    The 24-year-old will be key player for Fenerbahçe this season as they look to challenge for honours in Turkey and Europe. Diego Rossi is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Fenerbahçe in the Turkish Super Lig. He has represented Uruguay at youth international level, and played on the country's winning team at the South American U-20 Championship in 2017.

    Diego Rossi began his professional career with Club Atlético River Plate before moving to Spain to play for Sporting Gijón and Getafe CF, where he made over 100 appearances between them. In January 2019, it was announced that Diego Rossi had signed a one year loan deal with rivals Fenerbahçe; having impressed during preseason training, he was given number 31 shirt affiliation (which previously belonged to Emerson).

    The 26-year old striker scored his first goal for Fenerbahçe against Erzurum Süper Lig side Akhisar Belediye on 20 February 2019; helping secure their 3-0 victory in the opening game of their season campaign. Having been linked with moves away from Turkey throughout much of the transfer window, including Manchester United and Liverpool FC respectively, Diego Rossi finally completed a move back home to Uruguay prior to Christmas Day - joining Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata on an undisclosed fee until 2021

    50. Giovanni González

    Career

    • : Danubio
    • : River Plate Montevideo
    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 2014–2017: River Plate Montevideo: 66: (3)
    • 2018–2021: Peñarol: 100: (5)
    • 2022–: Mallorca: 9: (1)
    • 2019–: Uruguay: 16: (0)
    • *Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 11 May 2022, ‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 16 November 2021

    Giovanni González was born on 20 September 1994 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is a right-back and midfielder for Mallorca. Giovanni has made over 100 appearances for the club since he joined them in 2013.

    In 2016, he helped Mallorca win their first ever La Liga title. Giovanni represented Uruguay at under-17, under-20, and Under 23 levels before making his senior debut in 2015. He has been capped by his country 10 times including at the Copa America Centenario where they reached the semi-finals but were beaten by Brazil Giovanni González is a Uruguayan midfielder who plays for River Plate Montevideo and the Uruguay national team.

    Signed with River Plate in 2014, Giovanni has become an important part of their squad over the past few years, featuring prominently in both club and international games. Despite being relatively new to the international stage, Giovanni has already made 16 appearances for Uruguay - scoring one goal - and looks set to continue playing at a high level for some time to come. A hard-working midfield player with good passing skills, Giovanni is known as someone who always gives his all on the pitch no matter what situation he finds himself in.

    With plenty of experience playing at different levels across South America, Europe and Asia, Giovanni is well-equipped to handle any challenges that may come his way during his career

    51. José Nasazzi

    José Nasazzi Career

    • Years: Team: Apps: (Gls)
    • 1918–1920: Lito: :
    • 1922–1933: Bella Vista: 322: (17)
    • 1933–1937: Nacional: 58: (0)
    • 1923–1936: Uruguay: 41: (0)
    • 1942–1945: Uruguay

    José Nasazzi was a Uruguayan footballer who played for Nacional and Bella Vista in his country's top flight. He made his international debut in 1922, playing at right full-back against Chile.

    After retiring from playing, José Nasazzi became coach of the Uruguay national team, leading them to victory at the 1950 World Cup. In 1967 he died aged 67 after a long illness. José Nasazzi was a manager and player for Uruguay during the early 1920s.

    He led his team to success at the Olympic Games in 1924, winning a silver medal. Nasazzi also managed Uruguay at FIFA World Cup tournaments in 1930 and 1934, as well as their South American Championship victory in 1923. In addition to his footballing achievements, Nasazzi is remembered fondly by Uruguayan fans for his work with charities throughout the country.

    Final Words

    . . The Uruguayan national football team is a formidable force in international sports, boasting an impressive record of success. Some of the best players to ever don the Uruguay shirt include Luis Suárez, Diego Forlán and Edinson Cavani.

    The country’s most successful period came during the 1970s and 1980s when they reached several major tournaments including the World Cup Finals twice (1970 and 1978). Despite their recent lack of success, Uruguay remain one of South America’s premier teams.

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