2010 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay's 10 Greatest Moments of All-Time

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2010 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay's 10 Greatest Moments of All-Time

"Other countries have their history and Uruguay has its football." Sadly, most of Uruguay's football is considered ancient history to today's football fans, but we cannot forget those who came first.

Uruguay's football resume is a list of astonishing accomplishments, including one that is largely unknown: Uruguay was the first National Football Team to field black players.

Later, Uruguay won Olympic Gold in 1924 and 1928 before hosting and winning the 1930 World Cup.

Over the years, Uruguay has produced some of the game's true legends, but the country of just over three million people has been passed by and largely forgotten.

This summer, Diego Lugano, Diego Forlan, and Luis Suarez will be amongst the stars in search of Uruguay's third World Cup, and a chance to be welcomed back to the pantheon of footballing greats.

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