Uruguay national under-17 football team

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Uruguay Under 17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Charrúas
Gorriones Celestes (Sky Blue Sparrows)
La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
Association Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol
(Uruguayan Football Association)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Uruguay Fabián Coito
Captain Uruguay Fabrizio Buschiazzo
FIFA code URU
First colours
Second colours

Uruguay national U-17 football team is the representative of Uruguay within all FIFA sponsored tournaments that pertain to that age level. Uruguay has participated in 5 of 14 FIFA U-17 World Cup events.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
China 1985 Did Not Qualify
Canada 1987
Scotland 1989
Italy 1991 Group Stage 12th 3 1 0 2 1 3
Japan 1993 Did Not Qualify
Ecuador 1995
Egypt 1997
New Zealand 1999 Quarter-Finals 8th 4 1 1 2 8 5
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Did Not Qualify
Finland 2003
Peru 2005 Group Stage 15th 3 0 0 3 3 7
South Korea 2007 Did Not Qualify
Nigeria 2009 Quarter-Finals 7th 5 2 2 1 8 7
Mexico 2011 Runners-up 2nd 7 5 0 2 11 5
United Arab Emirates 2013 Quarter-Finals 6th 5 3 1 1 14 6
Chile 2015 To Be Determined
Total 6/15 0 Titles 27 12 4 11 45 33

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Individual awards[edit]

In addition to team victories, Uruguayans players have won individual awards at FIFA World Youth Cups.

Year Award Player
1999 Bronze Ball Alvaro Meneses
2009 Bronze Boot Sebastián Gallegos
2011 Golden Glove Mathías Cubero

Current team status[edit]

2013 South American Under-17 Football Championship[edit]

Group B[edit]

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Brazil 4 3 1 0 8 2 +6 10
 Uruguay 4 2 2 0 9 3 +6 8
 Peru 4 1 1 2 2 6 −4 4
 Chile 4 0 3 1 3 4 −1 3
 Bolivia 4 0 1 3 3 10 −7 1
3 April 2013
17:05
Uruguay  2–0  Peru
Buschiazzo Goal 22'
K. Méndez Goal 90+1'
Report

5 April 2013
19:10
Brazil  1–1  Uruguay
Mosquito Goal 52' Report Latorre Goal 42'

7 April 2013
17:05
Uruguay  1–1  Chile
Latorre Goal 1' Report Vegas Goal 42'

11 April 2013
17:05
Uruguay  5–1  Bolivia
K. Méndez Goal 8'
Acosta Goal 34'38'48'
Pizzichillo Goal 57'
Report Aquino Goal 71'

Final Stage[edit]

Key to colors in group tables
Top 4 teams of the final stage classified to 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Argentina 5 2 3 0 10 6 +4 9
 Venezuela 5 2 3 0 7 5 +2 9
 Brazil 5 2 3 0 6 4 +2 9
 Uruguay 5 2 2 1 11 9 +2 8
 Paraguay 5 1 1 3 7 10 −3 4
 Peru 5 0 0 5 6 13 −7 0
14 April 2013
15:00
Brazil  1–0  Uruguay
Mosquito Goal 21' Report

17 April 2013
19:10
Argentina  3–3  Uruguay
Driussi Goal 3'12'
Storm Goal 89'
Report Benítez Goal 45+3'
Acosta Goal 46'
K. Méndez Goal 75'


24 April 2013
15:00
Venezuela  1–1  Uruguay
Ponce Goal 81' Report Acosta Goal 41'

28 April 2013
17:05
Uruguay  4–3  Peru
Acosta Goal 4'30'
Pizzichillo Goal 18'66'
Report da Silva Goal 20'64'
Artiaga Goal 69'

Current Squad[edit]

The following squad was called to participate in the 2013 South American U-17 Football Championship, held in Argentina.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Thiago Gastón Cardozo (1996-07-31)31 July 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Peñarol
2 2DF Joel Iván Bregonis (1996-01-23)23 January 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Nacional
3 2DF Fabrizio Buschiazzo (captain) (1996-07-07)7 July 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Peñarol
4 2DF Darwin Nicolás Ávila (1996-04-10)10 April 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Peñarol
5 3MF Facundo Ospitaleche (1996-04-11)11 April 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Defensor Sporting
6 2DF Aldo Rodrigo Martilotta (1996-02-20)20 February 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Danubio
7 4FW Gonzalo José Latorre (1996-04-26)26 April 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Peñarol
8 3MF Franco Nicolás Pizzichillo (1996-01-03)3 January 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Defensor Sporting
9 4FW Luis Francis D'Albenas (1996-01-11)11 January 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay River Plate
10 4FW Alan Kevin Méndez (1996-01-10)10 January 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Peñarol
11 4FW Maicol Gabriel Cabrera (1996-05-11)11 May 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Nacional
12 1GK Facundo Ariel Silva (1996-07-04)4 July 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Danubio
13 3MF Jhon Harold Pintos (1996-01-14)14 January 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Liverpool
14 2DF José Enrique Etcheverry (1996-05-10)10 May 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Defensor Sporting
15 3MF Gastón Faber (1996-04-21)21 April 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Danubio
16 3MF Elías Ezequiel González (1996-10-29)29 October 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay River Plate
17 2DF Pablo Matías González (1996-09-13)13 September 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Liverpool
18 4FW Marcio Alejandro Benítez (1996-06-03)3 June 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Nacional
19 4FW Federico Nicolás Tabeira (1996-02-08)8 February 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Atenas
20 3MF Wesley Damián Costa (1996-01-29)29 January 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Peñarol
21 4FW Franco Acosta (1996-03-05)5 March 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Fénix
22 2DF Emanuel Franco González (1996-01-12)12 January 1996 (aged 17) Uruguay Liverpool
23 1GK Kevin Axel Larrea (1996-04-19)19 April 1996 (aged 16) Uruguay Defensor Sporting

Coach
Fabián Coito

Honours[edit]

  • Runner-up (1): 2011

See also[edit]