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This is a list of all the Uruguay soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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1950 World Cup: The Host Brazil Versus Urugary In The Final

Following more than a decade of dictatorship, Brazil adopted a new democratic constitution in 1946. It was confirmed that in 1950 the country would host the fourth World Cup, the most significant international event to take place within its borders. …

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Which Teams Have Won The World Cup: Most Wins By Country

Being the world’s most prestigious association football tournament, there is a lot to be said about the World Cup winners throughout the years. We will review which teams have won the World Cup, providing details about the World Cup winners …

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World Cup Trophy: FIFA History, Size, Weight, Replicas For Sale

The FIFA World Cup Trophy is arguably one of the most iconic prizes in the sporting world. One can also claim that it is arguably the most coveted piece of metal after an Olympics Gold medal. The World Cup trophy …

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Ladislao Mazurkiewicz: One Of The Top Exponents Of His Art

Goalkeeper Ladislao Mazurkiewicz played for Uruguay national team in the 1960s and 1970s. His father was Polish, and his mother was Spanish. Despite being of Polish ancestry, the Uruguayan footballer never visited Poland. In addition, he was regarded as small …

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Luis Cubilla: Won 33 Major Trophies As Player And Manager

Luis Cubilla was an Uruguayan soccer player and soccer manager. Cubilla won 16 major titles during his playing career. Afterward, he went on to achieve 17 major trophies as a manager in South American football. Born in Paysandu, Uruguay, on …

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Club Nacional de Football: A Brief History Of The Bolsos

Montevideo-based Club Nacional de Football is the oldest Uruguayan club and the first indigenous Latin American club. Founded on 14 May 1899 at the home of Dr. Ernesto Caprario, the ‘National Football Club’ or simply known as Nacional is the …

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Luis Suárez: Genius or Outcast?

Uruguayan superstar Luis Suárez divides opinions. He was beloved by many, despised by more. This is a man who attracted the ire of an entire continent, a man notorious for biting opponents, but also a family man and a generational …

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Enzo-Francescoli - Uruguayan And River Plate Soccer Player

Enzo Francescoli: The Uruguayan Prince

When people think of football legends, El Príncipe is frequently overlooked. Still, Enzo Francescoli was one of the best players of his era, arguably on par with peers Maradona and Zico. This Uruguayan and River Plate star deserves to be …

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Soccer In South America: An Imperfect, Brilliant Competition

You could barely see anything when Martín Palermo scored the winner against Peru in the 93rd minute. As the manager of his beloved Argentina, Maradona manufactured another epic chapter of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers by bringing in the 35-year-old …

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Juan Alberto Schiaffino: Italian-Uruguayan Football Player

On 13 November 2002, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, one of the best Uruguayan footballers died aged 77. He scarcely looked a footballer being dark-haired, pale, and thin. Still, Juan Alberto Schiaffino Villano possessed superb control and exceptional positional play amalgamated to …

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