Uruguay will be one of the 32 teams which shall take part in the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The Uruguayan side has some of the World’s most talented players each of who have the ability to change the game’s outcome single-handedly. Uruguay was knocked out in the quarter-finals by France in the 2018 World Cup.
The team has won the World Cup twice in its history and will be looking to add another one to its tally in the upcoming edition. It’s time for us to have a look at the top 5 players for Uruguay in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
5. Ronald Araujo
Presently playing for FC Barcelona, Ronald Araujo made his debut for Uruguay just a couple of years ago in 2020. The 23-year-old has been fantastic for his club recently and will be an important part of the Uruguayan team during their upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign.
His stats for Uruguay so far in his short international career are:-
- Matches – 12
- Goals – 0
- Assists – 1
4. Luis Suarez
Uruguay’s legendary No.9, Luis Suarez will be a major part of his team during the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The striker currently plays for the Uruguayan club, Nacional and made his debut for his national team in 2007 at the age of 20. He made his World Cup debut in 2010 and has appeared in the 2014 and 2018 editions of the tournament thereon. He will be an important part of his team during the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022.
His stats for Uruguay are:-
- Matches – 134
- Goals – 68
3. Edinson Cavani
Edinson Cavani who currently plays for the Spanish club, Valencia made his debut for Uruguay in 2008 at aged 21. He appeared in 2010, 2014 and 2018 World Cup for his team. The forward has been in fine rhythm for his club recently and will be a major part of his nation’s journey in the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022.
His stats for Uruguay so far are:-
- Matches – 133
- Goals – 58
2. Darwin Nunez
Darwin Nunez made his debut for Uruguay’s senior team in 2019. He missed the 2021 Copa America due to injury which means that the 2022 World Cup will be his most major tournament with Uruguay. Nunez has been in fine rhythm for Liverpool, a team which he joined recently in the summer of 2022. He is expected to be in fine rhythm for Uruguay during the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022.
His stats with Uruguay are:-
- Matches – 13
- Goals – 3
1. Federico Valverde
Fede Valverde, who currently plays for Real Madrid, made his Uruguayan debut in 2017. The midfielder wasn’t a part of his team during the 2018 World Cup. He played in the 2019 Copa America and will be making his World Cup debut in the upcoming edition of the tournament in Qatar. He has been in a sensational rhythm recently for Real Madrid and will be looking to continue the good performances for Uruguay in the FIFA World Cup 2022 too.
His stats for Uruguay are:-
- Matches – 44
- Goals – 4
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