FIFA ban Uruguay players after World Cup referee scuffle
Edinson Cavani

FIFA ban Uruguay players after World Cup referee scuffle

FIFA has finally handed out bans to four Uruguay players for an incident at the World Cup. Fernando Muslera and Jose Maria Gimenez have both been handed four-match bans. Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani were, on the other hand, issued a one-match suspension. The quartet was hit with the bans following their involvement in a […]

Edinson Cavani

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FIFA ban Uruguay players after World Cup referee scuffle

FIFA has finally handed out bans to four Uruguay players for an incident at the World Cup. Fernando Muslera and Jose Maria Gimenez have both been handed four-match bans. Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani were, on the other hand, issued a one-match suspension. The quartet was hit with the bans following their involvement in a […]

Uruguay

/ 58 days ago

VAR fails Uruguay after late penalty appeal dismissed

Uruguay left it late to join the party in Qatar, producing its only noteworthy performance in the final group game. On the back of the miserable loss against Portugal, Diego Alonso ditched his oversized hipster white trainers and three man defense. In its place, he opted for an old fashioned pair of formal brown leather […]

Ghana

/ 58 days ago

South Korea qualifies for knockout round in frantic finish

Group H of the 2022 World Cup finished in a frenetic way, as South Korea advanced to the knockout round. Entering matchday three, Portugal was the only team in the group guaranteed qualification to the knockout round. South Korea, despite entering the game against the Portuguese with just one point, ultimately grabbed the second spot […]

Ghana

/ 60 days ago

Luis Suarez refuses to apologize for infamous handball

Uruguay star Luis Suarez has refused to apologize for his handball incident at the 2010 World Cup. The striker blatantly blocked a goal-bound ball with his arms in the final stages of a quarterfinal matchup against Ghana. Suarez was sent off for the deliberate handball incident. However, Asamoah Gyan missed the penalty that would have […]

Portugal

/ 62 days ago

Portugal-Uruguay penalty decision ends in controversy

The Portugal-Uruguay penalty controversy was one of many talking points out of Monday's World Cup game, but there were other issues for Uruguay to worry about. No width and no wits. That pretty much sums up Uruguay's performance against Portugal in the first 60 minutes. Despite the security of an experienced three man central defense […]

Uruguay

/ 66 days ago

Uruguay fails to inspire against South Korea

It was not a great match. Uruguay and South Korea locked horns for Group H's first match, and it was a dull affair. Well done if you managed to sit through it all. Uruguay lined up with a strong midfield of Matias Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur and Federico Valverde but lacked pace and width. Starting Martin […]

Edinson Cavani

/ 150 days ago

Edinson Cavani move helps Uruguay at World Cup

Earlier this week, LaLiga club Valencia picked up legendary Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani on a two-year deal. The 35-year-old striker has been a free agent since his two-year stint with Manchester United ended in the Premier League. El Matador struck 12 goals in 41 appearances for The Red Devils.   The highlight of Cavani's career came […]

Luis Suarez

/ 187 days ago

Luis Suarez signs short-term deal to rejoin Nacional

Montevideo (AFP) – Luis Suarez has signed a short-term contract to rejoin his boyhood club Nacional in Uruguay ahead of the World Cup in Qatar, the club's president said on Wednesday. Suarez revealed on social media on Tuesday that he had a preliminary agreement to return the outfit where he started his career and on […]
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Uruguay

/ 201 days ago

Uruguay rife with talent, pedigree ahead of 2022 World Cup

Historically, soccer fans overlook Uruguay more than any other nation in regards to the World Cup. 'La Celeste' is the original master of the beautiful game. Uruguay pioneered success on the world's stage for generations. 'The Sky Blues' hold the coveted feat of winning the first World Cup in 1930. It repeated that glory upon […]

Uruguay

/ 239 days ago

USA-Uruguay preview: USMNT youth face Uruguayan stars

The final series of home games prior to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar got off to a flying start for the US as they were resounding 3-0 winners against a Morocco team that will also be in Qatar this November. It saw Brendan Aaronson open the scoring, Tim Weah get back into form, and […]

Uruguay

/ 239 days ago

Uruguay presents USMNT opportunity to test World Cup strength

Uruguay presents an interesting opportunity for the USMNT. After all, the U.S. has little to no familiarity with frequent World Cup teams outside CONCACAF. That's not to take anything away from Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica. Clearly, these are strong sides with talented players. Instead, it is simply a style of play. Nations in South […]