Tag: Uruguay

France beat Uruguay to reach World Cup semi-finals

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia): France became the first team to reach the World Cup semi-finals as goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann gave them a deserved 2-0 victory over Uruguay on Friday. It is the first time France have been in the last four since 2006 and sets up a mouth-watering clash against either Belgium […]

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Uruguay beat Portugal to enter FIFA World Cup quarters

Sochi: Striker Edinson Cavani fired a brace as two-time champions Uruguay defeated reigning European champions Portugal 2-1 here on Saturday to set-up a FIFA World Cup quarter-final against France. Cavani scored in the seventh and 62nd minutes while Portugal got their goal from Pepe in the 55th minute at the Fisht Stadium as Uruguay entered […]

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay launch joint bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

Bueno Aires: The governments of Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay launched a joint bid to host the 2030 Football World Cup in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Presidents Mauricio Macri of Argentina, Tabare Vazquez of Uruguay and Horacio Cartes of Paraguay met at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires, along with FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the […]

Italian drug kingpin arrested after two decades

Montevideo: A convicted Italian drug kingpin has been arrested in Uruguay after being on the run for over 20 years, authorities said here in a statement. Rocco Morabito, described by the authorities as a prominent member of the Calabrian Mafia, had been wanted since 1994. He was convicted in absentia for drug trafficking and organised-crime activities […]

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Paulinho hat-trick secures Brazil victory over Uruguay

Montevideo: Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho bagged a hat-trick as Brazil edged closer to qualifying for next year’s football World Cup with a 4-1 victory over Uruguay here. Barcelona forward Neymar also netted for the five-time World Cup winners while Edinson Cavani was on the scoresheet for the hosts on Thursday, reports Xinhua news agency. It was […]