Olympics 2012: 5 Players Who Failed to Shine for Uruguay Men's Soccer

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Olympics 2012: 5 Players Who Failed to Shine for Uruguay Men's Soccer
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On Wednesday, the Uruguay men's soccer team failed to qualify for the knockout phase of the 2012 Summer Olympics tournament with a 1-0 loss to Great Britain.

If Spain hadn't been eliminated as well, Uruguay would have gone down as the biggest name not to make the final eight.

Even if they aren't the biggest disappointment of the tournament, the Uruguayans not making it past Group A is a huge disappointment for the current South American champs.

The one question circling around the team already—who is to blame for the failure in London?  Here are five players who shoulder that blame.

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