Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, TV Channel & Live Telecast Info: Uruguay is one of the qualified teams for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup. This soccer team holds a strong record of winning the prestigious world cup on two occasions. Even though Uruguay had a fantastic World cup record since then the performance of the team has been underwhelming. With the most successful attempts in World cup history, they are known to be a strong contender in the upcoming world cup edition. Uruguay squad is filled with talent that will dominate on the field.
The 36-year-old, central defender Diego Godin is the captain of the Uruguay World Cup squad. He as a player holds a decent record of scoring 17 goals in 277 appearances. This time it will be the final appearance of his football career and he will try to make it more memorable.
World Cup 2022 Uruguay Coach
Diego Alonso will be the head coach of the Uruguay FIFA World Cup team. It was on December 2021, that he was appointed as Uruguay’s head coach after replacing Oscar Washington Tabarez. Diego led his team successfully in the Conmebol qualifiers that led the team to qualify for the Qatar 2022 world cup.
Uruguay’ World Cup Record & Performances
Out of the four opening world cups, Uruguay has played in two sessions, where the team also holds a record in World cup history to have finished in fourth place at the 1954, 1970, and 2010 events.
Even though in the previous editions, the team has failed in several attempts but has bounced back strongly and there are huge hopes and expectations from the squad in the upcoming soccer tournament. The team showcased outstanding performance in the 2010 South Africa World Cup where they won in the group with seven points sweeping off Mexico, South Africa, and France.
Stage of Elimination
Top Goal Scorer
Quarter finals (5th)
Edinson Cavani (3)
Round of 16 (12th)
Luis Suarez (2)
Semi finals (4th)
Diego Forlan (5)
South Korea & Japan
Group Stage (26th)
Diego Forlan (1), Richard Morales (1), Alvaro Recoba (1) & Dario Rodriguez (1)
Round of 16 (16th)
Pablo Bengoechea (1) & Daniel Fonseca (1)
Round of 16 (16th)
Antonio Alzamendi (1), Enzo Francescoli (1)
Group Stage (13th)
Ricardo Pavoni (1)
Semi finals (4th)
Luis Cubilla (1), Victor Esparrago (1), Ildo Maneiro (1) & Juan Mujica (1)
The two champions Uruguay Squad for the coming Qatar 2022 World Cup will be announced in the month of October. Uruguay as a team will be participating in their 14th World cup and thus there is excitement among World cup fans to reveal the name of the best performing players for the coming World cup edition.
The star player Luis Suarez will be the first name on Aliou Cisse’s squad list for the 2022 World Cup. Also, Jose Gimenez and Ronald Araujo are struggling hard to find their place in the Uruguay 2022 World cup squad.
Uruguay potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:
Goalkeeper: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Sergio Rochet (Nacional), Guillermo de Amores (Deportivo Cali), Sebastian Sosa (Independiente)
Defenders : Jose Gimenez (Atletico Madrid), Ronald Araujo (Barcelona), Diego Godin (Atletico Mineiro), Damian Suarez (Getafe), Leandro Cabrera (Espanyol), Matias Vina (Roma), Sebastian Coates (Sporting CP), Martin Caceres (Levante), Mathias Olivera (Getafe), Guillermo Varela (Dynamo Moscow), Sebastian Caceres (America)
Midfielders : Manuel Ugarte (Sporting CP), Rodrigo Bentancur (Tottenham), Nicolas de la Cruz (River Plate), Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Flamengo), Lucas Torreira (Fiorentina), Federico Valverde (Real Madrid), Matias Vecino (Inter Milan), Mauro Arambarri (Getafe)
Forwards : Diego Rossi (Fenerbahce), Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid), Darwin Nunez (Benfica), Maxi Gomez (Benfica), Facundo Torres (Orlando City), Edinson Cavani (Manchester United), Facundo Pellistri (Alaves), Facundo Torres (Orlando City), Agustin Canobbio (Athletico Paranaense), Brian Ocampo (Nacional), Nicolas Lopez (Tigres), Martin Satriano (Brest)