9 January 1930 – Putting The Sportsmanship In Sports

On 9 January 1930, Igor Netto, renowned for one of the most memorable displays of sportsmanship in football, was born in Moscow.One of the Soviet Union's greatest players, Netto, who played at left back and in central midfield, spent his entire club career at Spartak Moscow, where he made 368 appearances from 1949 to 1966. Along the way, he won five ...

1 November 1927 – Peru Starts Down The Path

On 1 November 1927, Peru played their first official international, losing 0-4 to Uruguay in the South American Championship.The history of Peruvian football dates back to the second half of the nineteenth century, when it was introduced by English sailors in the port of Callao. Its popularity quickly spread, with clubs sprouting up all across the country. ...

20 July 2011 – There’s Something To Be Said For Consistency

On 20 July 2011, Paraguay advanced to the Copa América Final despite not winning any of their previous matches in the tournament. They didn't win the Final either, losing to Uruguay 3-0.Paraguay, who won the tournament in 1953 and 1979, opened their 2011 campaign by drawing 0-0 with Ecuador. They followed that with draws with Brazil (2-2) and Venezuela ...

Uruguay kits World Cup 1986

Simple but always nice is the light blue charruas kit, In 1986 they will be remembered by the 1-6 score vs Denmark, probably they had not received 6 goals if they played with the light blue kit.

16 November 2005 – That’s What He Gets For Trying The Stutter-Step

On 16 November 2005, Australia advanced to the World Cup with a playoff win over Uruguay in a penalty shootout.FIFA required the two-legged playoff to give a World Cup spot to the winner of the Oceania qualification tournament, Australia, or the fifth-place team from South America, Uruguay. The teams met in Montevideo on 12 November for the first leg, ...

26 October 2010 – Maybe He Was 100% Wrong, Ever Think Of That?

On 26 October 2010, Paul, the world's most famous psychic octopus, died of natural causes. He was two and half years old.Housed at the Sea Life Center in Oberhausen, Germany, Paul first rose to prominence by picking his host country to win all of their matches at the UEFA Euro 2008 tournament. He chose the winner by selecting food from one of two clear ...

28 July 1925 – Before Forlan and Suarez, There Was Schiaffino

On 28 July 1925, Juan Alberto "Pepe" Schiaffino was born in Montevideo. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players to come out of Uruguay, he went on to star for Peñarol and AC Milan and played for both the Uruguayan and Italian national teams.He began his professional career in 1943 with his hometown team, Peñarol, and stayed with them for twelve ...

2 July 2010 – God’s Other Hand

On 2 July 2010, Uruguay's Luis Suárez saved his team from World Cup elimination with a deliberate handball. Uruguay went on the win the match before getting knocked out in the semi-finals and finishing fourth, their best showing in the tournament since their previous fourth-place finish in 1970.The handball came in the last minute of extra time in ...

13 June 1986 – A Red In Record Time

On 13 June 1986, Uruguay defender José Batista set a World Cup record. Unfortunately, it was a record for fastest ejection, coming after only 56 seconds.That day, Uruguay met Scotland in the last group stage match for both teams, with a place in the knockout rounds at stake. Uruguay needed only a draw to advance, while Scotland had to win.The Scots ...

31 March 2004 – Centenariazo!

On 31 March 2004, visitors Venezuela upset Uruguay 0-3 in a World Cup qualification match.Going into their qualification campaign, Uruguay manager Juan Ramon Carrasco had reworked the side's rigid defensive style into an open and attacking flow, resulting in wins over Bolivia (5-0) and Chile (2-1), as well as an explosive 3-3 draw with Brazil (though ...

Top 25 of 2015: #20 Déborah Rodríguez

The Uruguayan athlete is not much of a known name outside of South America. She was first featured on HWiS on 3rd March of this year. Rodriguez gt a lot of hits at times of the year that coincided with her successes.Those successes were two Gold medals at the South American Championships in the 800m and the 400m Hurdles, with a Bronze in the 400m at ...

18 September 1920 – Uruguay Gets A Record Revenge

On 18 September 1920, Uruguay defeated Brazil 6-0 in the South American Championship, a beating that remains Brazil's worst-ever loss.The margin of victory was surprising, but the two sides had a history in the tournament. Uruguay had won the first two competitions, in 1916 and 1917, but Brazil claimed the honors in the third tournament, played in 1919, ...

Uruguay kits World Cup 1990

The charruas again with his traditional colors that looks so good on the field, puma a brand that support Uruguay in many years are not complicated with the design. just keep it simple.

Estadio do Maracana Rio De Janeiro (BRA) 28 Jun 2014 Round of…

Estadio do Maracana Rio De Janeiro (BRA) 28 Jun 2014 Round of 16 Colombia Uruguay 2-0 JAMES     28’, 50’ 590 total views, no views today