Tag Archives: Uruguay National Team

Copa America Catch Up

15 Jun


My intent was to post daily wrap-ups for this tournament. Since that hasn’t been possible, this is what happened in the group stages. Continue reading

Updated: Copa America – The Squads

1 Jun


There’s a lot of football to cover this summer. I’m hoping to provide daily updates of Copa America action (as well as the other tournaments) in their own posts. I thought I’d start with what players we can expect to see rocking pitches across the USA beginning this Friday. Continue reading

The Daily Drool – Epic Bromance Month: Diego Forlan & Diego Lugano

5 Dec

tumblr_l5bs1d1tXg1qaf3n3o1_250Los Dos Diegos bromanced on the Uruguay National Team from 2003-2014. Forlan retired from international play last year.  Continue reading

Puskas Award Nominees Announced

13 Nov

1900283_full-lndFIFA announced the 10 contenders for the Puskas Award (Goal of the Year) today and there are some doozies. Continue reading

2014 World Cup Goal of the Tournament

22 Jul

2388947_full-lndAccording to over four million FIFA.com users, this beauty by Golden Boot winner and Real Madrid’s new #10 James Rodriguez was the 2014 World Cup goal of the tournament. Continue reading

World Cup 2014: Minimalist Posters of Memorable Football Moments

13 Jul

There have been some incredible moments at this World Cup. I’ll never forget Tim Cahill’s goal vs Netherlands. That has to be one of, if not THE, goal of this tournament. Xherdan Shaqiri’s thunderbolt vs Honduras was so good, even in a game which saw him net two more. There was Memo Ochoa’s performance vs Brazil. How calm he was, just chewing his gum, moving to and fro across the goal with ease, his hair perfectly coiffed with the headband. There were also Keylor Navas’ go-go-gadget performances vs everyone. And Tim Howard vs Belgium. So many memorable moments. Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Group D: Last Round-up, Send-Offs, and Other Random Bits

12 Jul

And that’s how it all went down in Group D. Whoever bet on Costa Rica, congratulations! I knew they could be a spoiler, but didn’t think they’d go all the way through to the quarterfinals. In honour of the teams, here is a buttload of random bits and bobs I’ve had sitting on my desktop for awhile to send them all on their respective ways. Continue reading

Updated: Suarez Apologizes…Until The Next Time

30 Jun

Yeah, I’d like to believe it won’t happen again but after 3 biting incidents in 4 years… Continue reading

World Cup 2014 Round of 16: Colombia 2 – Uruguay 0

30 Jun
We love you too, James!

We love you too, James!

It’s the James show! Two magnificient goals from 22 year old wonder, James Rodriguez sent Colombia onto their first quarter finals in Colombian history! Continue reading

World Cup 2014 – Group D: Italy vs Uruguay Match Report

28 Jun


“Smile though your heart is aching; smile even though it’s breaking.” I tried, Nat King Cole. I really did. *sniff* Continue reading