lunes, 2 de junio de 2014

15 Reasons You Should Be Cheering For Uruguay During The World Cup

1. Their jersey looks like a piece of the sky:

Their jersey looks like a piece of the sky:

2. This is what they sing to cheer on their players


3. The fans LOVE to paint their faces, so you should do so too!

The fans LOVE to paint their faces, so you should do so too!
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4. Their first World Cup appearance was in 1930.

Their first World Cup appearance was in 1930.
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5. And since then they’ve been in 12 of them.

And since then they’ve been in 12 of them.

6. In 1930 they were the hosts, but back then there were no official mascots.

In 1930 they were the hosts, but back then there were no official mascots.

7. They won the World Cup twice: 1930 and 1950.

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8. There’s a conspiracy theory going around that assures Uruguay will win this year.

There's a conspiracy theory going around that assures Uruguay will win this year.
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It’s all in the number 3964. If you add up the last time they won with this year (1950+2014) the result is 3964.

9. This is their best player ever: Enzo Francescoli.

This is their best player ever: Enzo Francescoli.
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Kinda cute, huh?

10. The current coach’s nickname is ‘El Maestro’ Spanish for ‘The Teacher’.

The current coach's nickname is 'El Maestro' Spanish for 'The Teacher'.
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After a meh career as a soccer player Tabárez became a school teacher. He then coached teams in Colombia, Argentina, Italy and Spain.

11. This year they are part of Group D which is considered to be one of the toughest groups.

This year they are part of Group D which is considered to be one of the toughest groups.
But that won’t scare them away.

12. Meet Diego Forlan, the star of the team.

Meet Diego Forlan, the star of the team.
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(also, drool)

Yup, ~drool~.

15 Reasons You Should Be Cheering For Uruguay During The World Cup

13. But you should also keep an eye on this dude:

But you should also keep an eye on this dude:
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Luis Suarez, he plays for Liverpool.

You may remember him from this controversial handball move during the last World Cup:

15 Reasons You Should Be Cheering For Uruguay During The World Cup

14. Their classic rivals are Argentina and Brazil.

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AP Photo/Bruno Magalhaes

15. Chances of wining this year

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