Uruguay national under-20 football team

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Uruguay under-20
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Charrúas
La Celeste Olímpica (The Olympic Sky Blue)
La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
Association Asociación Uruguaya
de Fútbol
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Juan Verzeri
Captain Emiliano Velázquez
Home stadium Estadio Centenario de Montevideo
FIFA code URU
First colours
Second colours
South American Youth Championship
Appearances 24 (First in 1954)
Best result Winners, 1954, 1958, 1964, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981

Uruguay national under-20 football team represents Uruguay in international football competitions such as FIFA U-20 World Cup and the South American Youth Championship.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

FIFA U-20 World Cup Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Tunisia 1977 Fourth Place 4th 5 3 1 1 6 5
Japan 1979 Third Place 3rd 6 4 1 1 10 3
Australia 1981 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 3 0 1 6 2
Mexico 1983 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 7 5
Soviet Union 1985 Did Not Qualify
Chile 1987
Saudi Arabia 1989
Portugal 1991 Group Stage 15th 3 0 1 2 0 7
Australia 1993 Quarter-Finals 6th 4 2 1 1 6 5
Qatar 1995 Banned
Malaysia 1997 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 14 6
Nigeria 1999 Fourth Place 4th 7 2 2 3 7 8
Argentina 2001 Did Not Qualify
United Arab Emirates 2003
Netherlands 2005
Canada 2007 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 6
Egypt 2009 Round of 16 11th 4 2 1 1 7 5
Colombia 2011 Group Stage 18th 3 0 2 1 1 2
Turkey 2013 Runners-up 2nd
Total 12/19 0 titles 51 23 13 15 68 54

South American Youth Championship[edit]

South American Youth Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
Venezuela 1954 Champions style="text-align:center" |6 4 2 0 14 4 +10 66.67
Chile 1958 Champions style="text-align:center" |5 2 3 0 13 9 +4 40.00
Colombia 1964 Champions style="text-align:center" |6 4 1 1 8 5 +3 66.67
Paraguay 1967 Group Stage style="text-align:center" |4 1 1 2 5 7 -2 25.00
Paraguay 1971 Runners-up style="text-align:center" |5 3 1 1 9 6 +3 60.00
Chile 1974 Runners-up style="text-align:center" |6 3 1 2 11 6 +5 50.00
Peru 1975 Champions style="text-align:center" |6 3 3 0 9 3 +6 50.00
Venezuela 1977 Champions style="text-align:center" |7 4 3 0 11 2 +9 57.14
Uruguay 1979 Champions style="text-align:center" |6 5 1 0 12 1 +11 83.33
Ecuador 1981 Champions style="text-align:center" |7 5 1 1 17 8 +9 71.43
Bolivia 1983 Runners-up style="text-align:center" |7 4 2 1 14 12 +2 57.14
Paraguay 1985 Fourth Place style="text-align:center" |7 3 1 3 10 11 -1 42.86
Colombia 1987 Fourth Place style="text-align:center" |7 4 1 2 13 9 +4 57.14
Argentina 1988 First Group Stage style="text-align:center" |4 0 2 2 2 4 -2 00.00
Venezuela 1991 Third Place style="text-align:center" |7 3 4 0 13 5 +8 42.86
Colombia 1992 Runners-up style="text-align:center" |6 3 3 0 7 2 +5 50.00
Bolivia 1995 Withdrew
Chile 1997 Fourth Place style="text-align:center" |9 4 4 1 14 8 +6 44.44
Argentina 1999 Runners-up style="text-align:center" |9 4 3 2 13 7 +6 44.44
Ecuador 2001 First Group Stage style="text-align:center" |4 1 1 2 4 6 -2 25.00
Uruguay 2003 Final Group style="text-align:center" |9 4 1 4 16 12 +4 44.44
Colombia 2005 Final Group style="text-align:center" |9 2 5 2 13 10 +3 22.22
Paraguay 2007 Third Place style="text-align:center" |9 4 2 3 13 11 +2 44.44
Venezuela 2009 Third Place style="text-align:center" |9 6 1 2 21 16 +5 66.67
Peru 2011 Runners-up style="text-align:center" |9 4 2 3 10 11 -1 44.44
Argentina 2013 Qualified
Uruguay 2015 Qualified as hosts
Total 25/26 style="text-align:center" |163 80 49 34 272 176 +96 49.08

Minor tournaments[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
Paraguay 2010 Copa Integración Latinoamericana Fourth Place style="text-align:center" |3 1 0 2 2 3 -1 33.33
Colombia 2010 Copa Alcaldía de Medellín Runners-up style="text-align:center" |3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 33.33
Bolivia 2010 Copa Aerosur Sixth Place style="text-align:center" |3 0 1 2 2 5 -3 00.00
Uruguay 2010 100 Años de la Camiseta Celeste trophy Runners-up style="text-align:center" |1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 00.00
South Korea 2011 Suwon Cup Champions style="text-align:center" |3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 33.33
Argentina 2012 Copa Provincia del Chaco Third Place style="text-align:center" |2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 50.00
Total style="font-weight:bold;background:#efefef;text-align:center" |15 4 7 4 16 16 +0 26.67

FIFA World Cup matches[edit]

World Cup matches (By team)
Team GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
United States United States| style="text-align:center" |4 3 0 1 10 4 +6 75.00
 Portugal| style="text-align:center" |4 2 2 0 3 1 +2 50.00
 Ghana| style="text-align:center" |3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 33.33
 Brazil| style="text-align:center" |3 1 0 2 3 8 -5 33.33
 Hungary| style="text-align:center" |2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 100.000
 Poland| style="text-align:center" |2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 100.000
 England| style="text-align:center" |2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 50.00
 Soviet Union| style="text-align:center" |2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 50.00
 South Korea| style="text-align:center" |2 1 0 1 2 2 +0 50.00
 Spain| style="text-align:center" |3 1 1 1 3 8 -5 33.33
 Mali| style="text-align:center" |2 0 0 2 1 3 -2 00.00
 Argentina| style="text-align:center" |2 0 0 2 1 4 -3 00.00
 Guinea| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 100.000
 Belgium| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 100.000
 Morocco| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 100.000
 Uzbekistan| style="text-align:center" |2 2 0 0 7 0 +7 100.000
 Malaysia| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 100.000
 Germany| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 100.000
 Honduras| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.000
 Jordan| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.000
 Qatar| style="text-align:center" |1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.000
 Paraguay| style="text-align:center" |1 0 1 0 2 2 +0 00.00
 France| style="text-align:center" |1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 00.00
 New Zealand| style="text-align:center" |2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 50.00
 Ivory Coast| style="text-align:center" |1 0 1 0 0 0 +0 00.00
 Australia| style="text-align:center" |1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 00.00
 Japan| style="text-align:center" |1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 00.00
 Romania| style="text-align:center" |1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 00.00
 Cameroon| style="text-align:center" |1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 00.00
 Syria| style="text-align:center" |1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 00.00
 Zambia| style="text-align:center" |1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 00.00
Total 51 23 13 15 68 54 +14 45.10

Current team status[edit]

2013 South American Youth Championship[edit]

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Ecuador 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Peru 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Uruguay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Venezuela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 January 2011
--:-- (UTC-3)
Uruguay  v  Peru

12 January 2011
--:-- (UTC-3)
Brazil  v  Uruguay

14 January 2011
--:-- (UTC-5)
Uruguay  v  Ecuador

18 January 2011
--:-- (UTC-5)
Uruguay  v  Venezuela

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2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7
 Cameroon 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 New Zealand 3 0 2 1 2 3 –1 2
 Uruguay 3 0 2 1 1 2 –1 2
30 July 2011
20:00 (UTC-5)
Portugal  0–0  Uruguay
Report

2 August 2011
17:00 (UTC-5)
Uruguay  1–1  New Zealand
Luna Goal 74' Report Bevin Goal 57'
Estadio Pascual Guerrero, Cali
Attendance: 28,889
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)

5 August 2011
17:00 (UTC-5)
Uruguay  0–1  Cameroon
Report Mbongo Goal 28'

Recent games[edit]

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Thiago Cardozo (1996-07-31) July 31, 1996 (age 17) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
1GK Gastón Guruceaga (1995-03-15) March 15, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
1GK Rodrigo Rodríguez (1995-11-25) November 25, 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Liverpool
2DF Joël Bregonis (1996-01-23) January 23, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
2DF Fabrizio Buschiazzo (1996-07-07) July 7, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
2DF Guillermo Cotugno (1995-03-17) March 17, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Danubio
2DF Enrique Etcheverry (1996-05-10) May 10, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
3MF Mauro Arambarri (1995-09-30) September 30, 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
3MF Marcio Benítez (1996-06-03) June 3, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
3MF Facundo Boné (1995-11-16) November 16, 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Fénix
3MF Facundo Castro (1995-01-22) January 22, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
3MF Gastón Faber (1996-04-21) April 21, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Danubio
3MF Nahitán Nández (1995-12-28) December 28, 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
3MF Gastón Pereiro (1995-06-11) June 11, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
3MF Franco Pizzichillo (1996-01-03) January 3, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Defensor Sporting
4FW Franco Acosta (1996-03-05) March 5, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Fénix
4FW Jaime Báez (1995-04-25) April 25, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay Juventud
4FW Diego Casas (1995-03-04) March 4, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Uruguay River Plate
4FW Kevin Méndez (1996-01-10) January 10, 1996 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Peñarol
4FW Leandro Otormín (1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 17) 0 0 Uruguay Nacional
4FW Horacio Sequeira (1995-09-30) September 30, 1995 (age 18) 0 0 Uruguay Danubio

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