Uruguay at the World Cup

Not only were Uruguay the host of the first World Cup in 1930, they were the subsequent winners. They were also the winner of the 1950 tournament when they beat the hosts Brazil 2-1. In 2010 they finished 4th. In the most recent World Cup in 2014, Uruguay was eliminated in the Round of 16.

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