Are you looking for one of the most successful national teams that play the world’s most popular game? Are you searching for a country that holds the record for winning the most international titles in football? 20 to be specific? Well, look no further. The Uruguay national football team has won the Copa America fifteen times. They won the FIFA World Cup twice. And they also have won gold medals at the Olympic football tournaments twice, in the years 1924 and 1928. The Uruguay football national team is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association and it represents Uruguay in the men’s international football. The nickname for this amazing football is La Celeste, which means, sky blue.
Uruguay Football Team Past Performance in Copa America History
Whenever we talk about Copa America, the Uruguayan team cannot be skipped. Why? The records speak so. The Uruguay team has won the Copa America for a record fifteen times, recently being the 2011 edition. The Uruguay team won the very first edition of the Copa America in 1916. Since then, the team has kept on winning at regular intervals. The Uruguay team has also won the FIFA World Cup twice.
Uruguay Team Squad, Player List, Probable Playing 11 for Copa America 2021
As the preparations for the 2021 Copa America are still going on, the team management is yet to announce the final team members for team Uruguay for the tournament.
We will update the complete Uruguay football team squad for Copa America 2021 once the team is officially announced.
Who is the Captain of the Uruguay Football team?
Diego Godín, who is a specialist center back, is the skipper of the Uruguay team. Diego also plays for the Italian club Cagliari. He has played 139 matches for Uruguay and is also the most capped player for the Uruguay national team.
Uruguay Coaching Staff & Head Coach
José Oscar Herrera
Uruguay Team Schedule, Fixtures for Euro 2021
Copa America is scheduled to start on 13th June 2021. The Uruguay football team is one of the participating countries in the tournament. They are placed in the South Zone group along with Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Chile. The Uruguay team will start their campaign against Argentina on 17th June at Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba.