The last dance of the heroes of South Africa 2010


They know, we know. It’s the last dance. For Luis Suárez, Diego Godín, Edinson Cavani, Fernando Muslera and Martín Cáceres, Qatar 2022 this will be his room world. And the last one. Time, the incomparable cruel tree, will end a thousand experiences, a thousand stories of five heavenly players throughout the four World Cups. It is time, then, to try to enjoy them for a little while.

The celestial generation that came asked the South Africa 2010made Uruguay a contender in the World Cups again, which had not happened since the era, when the light blue team won the National championship in 1930 and 1950, and was a semifinalist in 1954.


The analysis can be qualitative or quantitative.

From a qualitative point of view, light blue is once again part of the elite, and has become a rival that no one wants to face, beyond favoritism. Semifinalist in South Africa 2010, two great victories in Brazil 2014 against England and Italy and qualified for the round of 16 although out of the World Cup due to the “Suárez bite effect”; and in the quarterfinals at the last Cup in Russia in 2018, eliminating the European monarch, Portugal, in the round of 16.

Source: La Verdad


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