Uruguay national under-17 football team

The Uruguay national U-17 football team is the representative of Uruguay within all FIFA sponsored tournaments that pertain to that age level. Uruguay has participated in 6 of 17 FIFA U-17 World Cup events.

Uruguay Under 17
Nickname(s)Charrúas
Gorriones Celestes (Sky Blue Sparrows)
La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
AssociationAsociación Uruguaya de Fútbol
(Uruguayan Football Association)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachUruguay Santiago Ostolaza
CaptainUruguay Fabrizio Buschiazzo
FIFA codeURU
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1991)
Best resultRunners-up Silver medal icon.svg: 2011
South American U-17 Championship
Appearances17 (first in 1985)
Best resultRunners-up Silver medal icon.svg: 1991, 2005, and 2011

Competitive recordEdit

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Individual awardsEdit

In addition to team victories, Uruguayans players have won individual awards at FIFA U-17 World Cups.

Year Award Player
1999 Bronze Ball Alvaro Meneses
2009 Bronze Boot Sebastián Gallegos
2011 Golden Glove Mathías Cubero

Current team statusEdit

2013 South American Under-17 Football ChampionshipEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
  Brazil 4 3 1 0 8 2 +6 10 Advanced to final stage
  Uruguay 4 2 2 0 9 3 +6 8
  Peru 4 1 1 2 2 6 −4 4
  Chile 4 0 3 1 3 4 −1 3
  Bolivia 4 0 1 3 3 10 −7 1
Uruguay  2–0  Peru
Buschiazzo   22'
K. Méndez   90+1'
Report

Brazil  1–1  Uruguay
Mosquito   52' Report Latorre   42'

Uruguay  1–1  Chile
Latorre   1' Report Vegas   42'

Uruguay  5–1  Bolivia
K. Méndez   8'
Acosta   34'38'48'
Pizzichillo   57'
Report Aquino   71'

Final stageEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
  Argentina 5 2 3 0 10 6 +4 9 Qualified for 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup
  Venezuela 5 2 3 0 7 5 +2 9
  Brazil 5 2 3 0 6 4 +2 9
  Uruguay 5 2 2 1 11 9 +2 8
  Paraguay 5 1 1 3 7 10 −3 4
  Peru 5 0 0 5 6 13 −7 0

Argentina  3–3  Uruguay
Driussi   3'12'
Storm   89'
Report Benítez   45+3'
Acosta   46'
K. Méndez   75'



Uruguay  4–3  Peru
Acosta   4'30'
Pizzichillo   18'66'
Report da Silva   20'64'
Artiaga   69'

Recent resultsEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up to compete in the 2015 South American Under-17 Football Championship.

Manager:   Santiago Ostolaza

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
22 1GK Cristopher Javier Fiermarin Forlan   River Plate
1 1GK Renzo Damián Rodríguez Clavijo   Peñarol
12 1GK Juan Francisco Tinaglini Olariaga   Defensor Sporting

5 2DF Santiago Ignacio Bueno Sciutto   Peñarol
17 2DF Robert Ismael Ergas Moreno   Defensor Sporting
4 2DF Roberto Nicolás Fernández Fagundez   Fénix
13 2DF Santiago Martín Pérez Casal   River Plate
2 2DF Nicolás Rodríguez Petrini   Nacional
14 2DF Andrés Sebastían Romero Fernández   Nacional
6 2DF Marcelo Josemir Saracchi Pintos   Danubio
15 2DF Maximiliano Javier Silvera Fernández   Peñarol
3 2DF Joaquín Varela Romero   Defensor Sporting

10 3MF Leonardo Cecilio Fernández López   Fénix
7 3MF Wiston Daniel Fernández Queirolo   Defensor Sporting
11 3MF Santiago Nicolás Mederos Pascal   Danubio
16 3MF Joaquín Piquerez Moreira   Defensor Sporting
8 3MF Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta   Peñarol
18 3MF Diego Sebastían Vicente Pereyra   River Plate

21 4FW Uri Emanuel Amaral Benitéz   Defensor Sporting
20 4FW Martín Nicolás Chaves García   Peñarol
9 4FW Diego Martín Rossi Marachlian   Peñarol
19 4FW Juan Javier Schiappacasse Oliva   River Plate

HonoursEdit

See alsoEdit