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Uruguay


Federation founded: 1900
FIFA member since: 1923

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - CHAMPIONS
1934 - Did not participate
1938 - Did not participate
1950 - CHAMPIONS
1954 - 4th place
1958 - Did not qualify
1962 - First round exit
1966 - Quarterfinal exit
1970 - 4th place
1974 - First round exit
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - Did not qualify
1986 - Second round exit
1990 - Second round exit
1994 - Did not qualify
1998 - Did not qualify
2002 - First round exit
2006 - Did not qualify

 
STATISTICS
Played
40
Won
15
Drawn
10
Lost
15
Goals for
65
Goals against
57
Points
55
Uruguay are 12th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
8-0 vs Bolivia in 1950.
Biggest defeat:
1-6 vs Denmark in 1986.
Overall topscorer:
Juan Schiaffino, 7 goals.
Most appearances:
Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, 13 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
1930

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Obdulio J. Varela
Hector Scarone
Juan Schiaffino
Ladislao Mazurkiewicz
Enzo Francescoli

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

1930

URUGUAY qualified automatically
as host nation, but no qualifying rounds
were held as teams were invited to take
part in the inaugural tournament.

1934

URUGUAY qualified automatically
for Italy 1934 as defending champions, but
refused to come because Italy snubbed their
World Cup in 1930.

1938

URUGUAY did not participate
in the qualifying rounds.

1950

(WCQ Group 8)

Peru and Ecuador withdrew so
URUGUAY and Paraguay had
walkovers to Brazil 1950.

1954

URUGUAY qualified automatically
for Switzerland 1954 as defending champions.

1958

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
16.Jun 57 Colombia 1-1 URUGUAY 30.Jun 57 URUGUAY 1-0 Colombia 14.Jul 57 Paraguay 5-0 URUGUAY 28.Jul 57 URUGUAY 2-0 Paraguay
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Paraguay 4 3 0 1 11- 4 6 2.URUGUAY 4 2 1 1 4- 6 5 3.Colombia 4 0 1 3 3- 8 1 URUGUAY failed to qualify for Sweden 1958.

1962

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
16.Jul 60 Bolivia 1-1 URUGUAY 30.Jul 60 URUGUAY 2-1 Bolivia
URUGUAY qualified for Chile 1962.

1966

(CONMEBOL Group 1)
23.May 65 URUGUAY 5-0 Venezuela 30.May 65 Venezuela 1-3 URUGUAY 06.Jun 65 Peru 0-1 URUGUAY 13.Jun 65 URUGUAY 2-1 Peru
P W D L Gls Pts 1.URUGUAY 4 4 0 0 11- 2 8 2.Peru 4 2 0 2 8- 6 4 3.Venezuela 4 0 0 4 4-15 0 URUGUAY qualified for England 1966.

1970

(CONMEBOL Group 3)
06.Jul 69 Ecuador 0-2 URUGUAY 13.Jul 69 Chile 0-0 URUGUAY 20.Jul 69 URUGUAY 1-0 Ecuador 10.Aug 69 URUGUAY 2-0 Chile
P W D L Gls Pts 1.URUGUAY 4 3 1 0 5- 0 7 2.Chile 4 1 2 1 5- 4 4 3.Ecuador 4 0 1 3 2- 8 1 URUGUAY qualified for Mexico 1970.

1974

(CONMEBOL Group 1)
24.Jun 73 Colombia 0-0 URUGUAY 01.Jul 73 Ecuador 1-2 URUGUAY 05.Jul 73 URUGUAY 0-1 Colombia 08.Jul 73 URUGUAY 4-0 Ecuador
P W D L Gls Pts 1.URUGUAY 4 2 1 1 6- 2 5 2.Colombia 4 1 3 0 3- 2 5 3.Ecuador 4 0 2 2 3- 8 2 URUGUAY qualified for West Germany 1974.

1978

(CONMEBOL First round - Group B)
09.Feb 77 Venezuela 1-1 URUGUAY 27.Feb 77 Bolivia 1-0 URUGUAY 17.Mar 77 URUGUAY 2-0 Venezuela 27.Mar 77 URUGUAY 2-2 Bolivia
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Bolivia 4 3 1 0 8- 3 7 2.URUGUAY 4 1 2 1 5- 4 4 3.Venezuela 4 0 1 3 2- 8 1 URUGUAY failed to qualify for Argentina 1978.

1982

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
09.Aug 81 URUGUAY 3-2 Colombia 23.Aug 81 URUGUAY 1-2 Peru 06.Sep 81 Peru 0-0 URUGUAY 13.Sep 81 Colombia 1-1 URUGUAY
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Peru 4 2 2 0 5- 2 6 2.URUGUAY 4 1 2 1 5- 5 4 3.Colombia 4 0 2 2 4- 7 2 URUGUAY failed to qualify for Spain 1982.

1986

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
10.Mar 85 URUGUAY 2-1 Ecuador 24.Mar 85 Chile 2-0 URUGUAY 31.Mar 85 Ecuador 0-2 URUGUAY 07.Apr 85 URUGUAY 2-1 Chile
P W D L Gls Pts 1.URUGUAY 4 3 0 1 6- 4 6 2.Chile 4 2 1 1 10- 5 5 3.Ecuador 4 0 1 3 4-11 1 URUGUAY qualified for Mexico 1986.

1990

(CONMEBOL Group 1)
27.Aug 89 Peru 0-2 URUGUAY 03.Sep 89 Bolivia 2-1 URUGUAY 17.Sep 89 URUGUAY 2-0 Bolivia 24.Sep 89 URUGUAY 2-0 Peru
P W D L Gls Pts 1.URUGUAY 4 3 0 1 7- 2 6 2.Bolivia 4 3 0 1 6- 5 6 3.Peru 4 0 0 4 2- 8 0 URUGUAY qualified for Italy 1990.

1994

(CONMEBOL Group 2)
25.Jul 93 Venezuela 0-1 URUGUAY 01.Aug 93 URUGUAY 0-0 Ecuador 08.Aug 93 Bolivia 3-1 URUGUAY 15.Aug 93 URUGUAY 1-1 Brazil 29.Aug 93 URUGUAY 4-0 Venezuela 05.Sep 93 Ecuador 0-1 URUGUAY 12.Sep 93 URUGUAY 2-1 Bolivia 19.Sep 93 Brazil 2-0 URUGUAY
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 8 5 2 1 20- 4 12 2.Bolivia 8 5 1 2 22-11 11 3.URUGUAY 8 4 2 2 10- 7 10 4.Ecuador 8 1 3 4 7- 7 5 5.Venezuela 8 1 0 7 4-34 2 URUGUAY failed to qualify for USA 1994.

1998

(CONMEBOL league)
24.Apr 96 Venezuela 0-2 URUGUAY 02.Jun 96 URUGUAY 0-2 Paraguay 07.Jul 96 Colombia 3-1 URUGUAY 08.Oct 96 URUGUAY 1-0 Bolivia 12.Nov 96 Chile 1-0 URUGUAY 15.Dec 96 URUGUAY 2-0 Peru 12.Jan 97 URUGUAY 0-0 Argentina 12.Feb 97 Ecuador 4-0 URUGUAY 02.Apr 97 URUGUAY 3-1 Venezuela 30.Apr 97 Paraguay 3-1 URUGUAY 08.Jun 97 URUGUAY 1-1 Colombia 20.Jul 97 Bolivia 1-0 URUGUAY 20.Aug 97 URUGUAY 1-0 Chile 10.Sep 97 Peru 2-1 URUGUAY 12.Oct 97 Argentina 0-0 URUGUAY 16.Nov 97 URUGUAY 5-3 Ecuador
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 16 8 6 2 23-13 30 2.Paraguay 16 9 2 5 21-14 29 3.Colombia 16 8 4 4 23-15 28 4.Chile 16 7 4 5 32-18 25 5.Peru 16 7 4 5 19-20 25 6.Ecuador 16 6 3 7 22-21 21 7.URUGUAY 16 6 3 7 18-21 21 8.Bolivia 16 4 5 7 18-21 17 9.Venezuela 16 0 3 13 8-41 3 URUGUAY failed to qualify for France 1998.

2002

(CONMEBOL league)
29.Mar 00 URUGUAY 1-0 Bolivia 26.Apr 00 Paraguay 1-0 URUGUAY 03.Jun 00 URUGUAY 2-1 Chile 28.Jun 00 Brazil 1-1 URUGUAY 18.Jul 00 URUGUAY 3-1 Venezuela 26.Jul 00 URUGUAY 0-0 Peru 15.Aug 00 Colombia 1-0 URUGUAY 03.Sep 00 URUGUAY 4-0 Ecuador 08.Oct 00 Argentina 2-1 URUGUAY 15.Nov 00 Bolivia 0-0 URUGUAY 28.Mar 01 URUGUAY 0-1 Paraguay 24.Apr 01 Chile 0-1 URUGUAY 01.Jul 01 URUGUAY 1-0 Brazil 14.Aug 01 Venezuela 2-0 URUGUAY 04.Sep 01 Peru 0-2 URUGUAY 07.Oct 01 URUGUAY 1-1 Colombia 07.Nov 01 Ecuador 1-1 URUGUAY 14.Nov 01 URUGUAY 1-1 Argentina
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Argentina 18 13 4 1 42-15 43 2.Ecuador 18 9 4 5 23-20 31 3.Brazil 18 9 3 6 31-17 30 4.Paraguay 18 9 3 6 29-23 30 5.URUGUAY 18 7 6 5 19-13 27 6.Colombia 18 7 6 5 20-15 27 7.Bolivia 18 4 6 8 21-33 18 8.Peru 18 4 4 10 14-25 16 9.Venezuela 18 5 1 12 18-44 16 10.Chile 18 3 3 12 15-27 12 URUGUAY forced to play off with winner of OCEANIA for one spot in the World Cup.
20.Nov 01 Australia 1-0 URUGUAY 25.Nov 01 URUGUAY 3-0 Australia
URUGUAY qualified for Korea/Japan 2002.

2006

(CONMEBOL league)
07.Sep 03 URUGUAY 5-0 Bolivia 10.Sep 03 Paraguay 4-1 URUGUAY 15.Nov 03 URUGUAY 2-1 Chile 19.Nov 03 Brazil 3-3 URUGUAY 31.Mar 04 URUGUAY 0-3 Venezuela 01.Jun 04 URUGUAY 1-3 Peru 06.Jun 04 Colombia 5-0 URUGUAY 05.Sep 04 URUGUAY 1-0 Ecuador 09.Oct 04 Argentina 4-2 URUGUAY 12.Oct 04 Bolivia 0-0 URUGUAY 17.Nov 04 URUGUAY 1-0 Paraguay 26.Mar 05 Chile 1-1 URUGUAY 30.Mar 05 URUGUAY 1-1 Brazil 04.Jun 05 Venezuela 1-1 URUGUAY 07.Jun 05 Peru 0-0 URUGUAY 04.Sep 05 URUGUAY 3-2 Colombia 08.Oct 05 Ecuador 0-0 URUGUAY 12.Oct 05 URUGUAY 1-0 Argentina
P W D L Gls Pts 1.Brazil 18 9 7 2 35-17 34 2.Argentina 18 10 4 4 29-17 34 3.Ecuador 18 8 4 6 23-19 28 4.Paraguay 18 8 4 6 23-23 28 5.URUGUAY 18 6 7 5 23-28 25 6.Colombia 18 6 6 6 24-16 24 7.Chile 18 5 7 6 18-22 22 8.Venezuela 18 5 3 10 20-28 18 9.Peru 18 4 6 8 20-28 18 10.Bolivia 18 4 2 12 20-37 14 URUGUAY forced to play off with winner of OCEANIA for one spot in the World Cup.
12.Nov 05 URUGUAY 1-0 Australia 25.Nov 01 Australia 1-0 URUGUAY [4-2 ap]
URUGUAY failed to qualify for Germany 2006.

 

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