The winners are back! – All about Copa America Uruguay 2015 Squad

by Giz TimesJune 8, 2015



The winners always have two things in mind- How to win again & not disappoint their fans and do not underestimate the power and strength of the competition. The previous champions ready to play in the next tournament, Uruguay is all set to kick off with even more zeal and enthusiasm than ever. The last season saw Uruguay’s excellent game and strategies which rendered them with the huge trophy of Copa America 2011 in their hands. Now, they have some new action and plans in their bags to make it to the finals once again!

Copa America Uruguay 2015 Squad

Copa America Uruguay 2015 Squad


The most prestigious and most widely viewed sporting events in the world- Copa America 2011 was held in Argentina in 2011 with Uruguay as the winner and Paraguay as the runners up. This time the Copa America 2015, the matches will be held in Chile. Since the tradition involves the invitation of two teams into the tournament, Uruguay is one of these 2 teams that have been invited.

Uruguay Football Background

15 Titles, winners of two versions of FIFA World Cup, Gold Medal in the Olympics, with myriad other world records, Uruguay is a very strong team. There present FIFA ranking is 8 and Elo ranking is 10.

Copa America  Uruguay 2015 Team Manager

Oscar Tabarez who has been the Head Coach of the team since 2006 willl be the manager of the Uruguay National Football Team. He has formerly played as a defender and is considered best for his strategies and dedication to the game. It has been over 30 years since he has chosen the line of Management, and is doing his job brilliantly.

Celso Otero is the assistand coach of the Uruguay National Football team. He is a retired football goalkeeper from Uruguay, who obtained one official cap for the Uruguay football team: on August 7, 1988 in a friendly match against Colombia (1-2) in Bogotá. He was a stand-in for his native country at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, wearing the number 22 shirt.


Copa America Uruguay 2015 Team Captain

Diego Godin, will lead the Uruguay Team at Copa America 2015 as the Captain. He is a central defender of Alteico Madrid. The high expectations have levied a lot of pressure on his shoulders. This owes to their brilliant performance in the last season.

The Copa America Uruguay 2015 Squad 

The Goalkeepers of the Copa America Uruguay Team 2015:

Frenando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Munoz (Libertad)

The Defenders of of the Copa America Uruguay Team 2015:

Maxi Pereira (Benfica), Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid), Alvaro Pereira (Estudiantes), Jorge Fucile (Nacional), Jose Gimenez (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Sunderland), Matias Aguirregaray (Estudiantes), Mathias Corujo (Universidad de Chile), Gaston Silva (Torino), Emiliano Velazquez (Getafe)

The Midfielders of the Copa America Uruguay Team 2015:

Cristian Rodriguez (Atletico Madrid), Egidio Arevalo Rios (UANL), Walter Gargano (Napoli), Alvaro Gonzalez (Torino), Nicolas Lodeiro (Boca Juniors), Giorgian De Arrascaeta (Cruzeiro), Camilo Mayada (River Plate), Guzman Pereira (Universidad de Chile), Carlos Sanchez (River Plate)

The Forwards of Copa America Uruguay Team 2015:

Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain), Christian Stuani (Espanyol), Abel Hernandez (Hull City), Diego Rolan (Bordeaux), Jonathon Rodriguez (Benfica)


Copa America Uruguay 2015 Match Schedule

Uruguay is in Group C of Copa America 2015 along with Argentia, Uruguay and Paraguay. The match schedule is:

  • Uruguay VS Jamaica – June 13,2015
  • Argentina VS Uruguay – June 16, 2015
  • Uruguay VS Paraguay – June 19,2015

Copa America Uruguay 2015 Players to watch

The Uruguay Football Team has a team consisting brilliant players. The best amongst them who have a huge fan following are:

  • Maxi Pereira
  • Diego Godin
  • Cristian Rodriguez

Uruguay’s enormous fan following’s  real explanations is that the team won the Copa America 2011, which makes it one of the groups from which people expect a lot. There have been many changes in the team of Uruguay since the last season. Football Fans can just wait to see what Uruguay will come up with in order to keep the trophy with them for a few more years. We think Copa America Uruguay 2015 Squad will be a crucial team to make a difference in the Copa America 2015 tournament.

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