Uruguay national under-20 football team

Uruguay national under-20 football team represents Uruguay in international football competitions such as FIFA U-20 World Cup and the South American Youth Football Championship.

Uruguay under-20
Nickname(s)Cains
La Celeste Olímpica (The Olympic Sky Blue)
La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
AssociationAsociación Uruguaya
de Fútbol
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachGustavo Ferreyra
CaptainBruno Méndez
Home stadiumEstadio Centenario
FIFA codeURU
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-20 World Cup
Appearances15 (first in 1979)
Best resultRunners-up, 1997, 2013
South American Youth Football Championship
Appearances28 (first in 1954)
Best resultWinners, 1954, 1958, 1964, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 2017

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA U-20 World CupEdit

FIFA U-20 World Cup Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
  1977 Fourth Place 4th 5 3 1 1 6 5
  1979 Third Place 3rd 6 4 1 1 10 3
  1981 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 3 0 1 6 2
  1983 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 7 5
  1985 Did Not Qualify
  1987
  1989
  1991 Group Stage 15th 3 0 1 2 0 7
  1993 Quarter-Finals 6th 4 2 1 1 6 5
  1995 Banned
  1997 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 14 6
  1999 Fourth Place 4th 7 2 2 3 7 8
  2001 Did Not Qualify
  2003
  2005
  2007 Round of 16 12th 4 1 1 2 4 6
  2009 Round of 16 11th 4 2 1 1 7 5
  2011 Group Stage 18th 3 0 2 1 1 2
  2013 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 10 3
  2015 Round of 16 12th 4 1 2 1 3 3
  2017 Fourth Place 4th 7 3 4 0 7 3
  2019 Round of 16 13th 4 3 0 1 8 4
  2021 To be determined
Total 15/22 0 titles 73 34 21 18 96 67

South American Youth Football ChampionshipEdit

South American Youth Football Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
  1954 Champions 1st 6 4 2 0 14 4 +10 066.67
  1958 Champions 1st 5 2 3 0 13 9 +4 040.00
  1964 Champions 1st 6 4 1 1 8 5 +3 066.67
  1967 Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 5 7 −2 025.00
  1971 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 9 6 +3 060.00
  1974 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 1 2 11 6 +5 050.00
  1975 Champions 1st 6 3 3 0 9 3 +6 050.00
  1977 Champions 1st 7 4 3 0 11 2 +9 057.14
  1979 Champions 1st 6 5 1 0 12 1 +11 083.33
  1981 Champions 1st 7 5 1 1 17 8 +9 071.43
  1983 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 14 12 +2 057.14
  1985 Fourth Place 4th 7 3 1 3 10 11 −1 042.86
  1987 Fourth Place 4th 7 4 1 2 13 9 +4 057.14
  1988 First Group Stage 10th 4 0 2 2 2 4 −2 000.00
  1991 Third Place 3rd 7 3 4 0 13 5 +8 042.86
  1992 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 3 0 7 2 +5 050.00
  1995 Did not participate
  1997 Fourth Place 4th 9 4 4 1 14 8 +6 044.44
  1999 Runners-up 2nd 9 4 3 2 13 7 +6 044.44
  2001 First Group Stage 7th 4 1 1 2 4 6 −2 025.00
  2003 Final Group 5th 9 4 1 4 16 12 +4 044.44
  2005 Final Group 5th 9 2 5 2 13 10 +3 022.22
  2007 Final Group 3rd 9 4 2 3 13 11 +2 044.44
  2009 Final Group 3rd 9 6 1 2 21 16 +5 066.67
  2011 Final Group 2nd 9 4 2 3 10 11 −1 044.44
  2013 Final Group 3rd 9 4 3 2 15 12 +3 044.44
  2015 Final Group 3rd 9 5 2 2 15 5 +10 055.56
  2017 Champions 1st 9 6 2 1 18 8 +10 066.67
Total 27/28 8 Titles 190 95 56 39 320 201 +119 050.00

Minor tournamentsEdit

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
  2010 Copa Integración Latinoamericana Fourth Place 4th 3 1 0 2 2 3 −1 033.33
  2010 Copa Alcaldía de Medellín Runners-up 2nd 3 1 2 0 5 4 +1 033.33
  2010 Copa Aerosur Sixth Place 6th 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 000.00
  2010 100 Años de la Camiseta Celeste trophy Runners-up 2nd 1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 000.00
  2011 Suwon Cup Champions 1st 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 033.33
  2012 Copa Provincia del Chaco Third Place 3rd 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 050.00
Total 1 Title 15 4 7 4 16 16 +0 026.67

FIFA World Cup matchesEdit

World Cup matches (By team)
Team GP W D* L GS GA +/– %
  United States 4 3 0 1 10 4 +6 075.00
  Portugal 4 2 2 0 3 1 +2 050.00
  Ghana 3 1 2 0 6 5 +1 033.33
  Brazil 3 1 0 2 3 8 −5 033.33
  Hungary 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 100.00
  Poland 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 100.00
  England 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 050.00
  Soviet Union 2 1 1 0 1 0 +1 050.00
  South Korea 2 1 0 1 2 2 +0 050.00
  Spain 3 1 1 1 3 8 −5 033.33
  Mali 2 0 0 2 1 3 −2 000.00
  Argentina 2 0 0 2 1 4 −3 000.00
  Guinea 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 100.00
  Belgium 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 100.00
  Morocco 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 100.00
  Uzbekistan 2 2 0 0 7 0 +7 100.00
  Malaysia 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 100.00
  Germany 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 100.00
  Honduras 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.00
  Jordan 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.00
  Qatar 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.00
  Paraguay 1 0 1 0 2 2 +0 000.00
  France 1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 000.00
  New Zealand 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 050.00
  Ivory Coast 1 0 1 0 0 0 +0 000.00
  Australia 1 0 0 1 1 2 −1 000.00
  Japan 1 0 0 1 1 2 −1 000.00
  Romania 1 0 0 1 1 2 −1 000.00
  Cameroon 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 000.00
  Syria 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 000.00
  Zambia 1 0 0 1 0 2 −2 000.00
Total 51 23 13 15 68 54 +14 045.10

Current squadEdit

The following 21 players were called up to take part in the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Franco Israel (2000-04-22)22 April 2000 (aged 19)   Juventus
2 2DF Bruno Méndez (captain) (1999-09-10)10 September 1999 (aged 19)   Corinthians
3 2DF Sebastián Cáceres (1999-08-18)18 August 1999 (aged 19)   Liverpool Montevideo
4 2DF Ezequiel Busquets (2000-10-24)24 October 2000 (aged 18)   Peñarol
5 3MF Martín Barrios (1999-01-24)24 January 1999 (aged 20)   Racing
6 2DF Maximiliano Araújo (2000-02-15)15 February 2000 (aged 19)   Montevideo Wanderers
7 4FW Emiliano Gomez (2001-09-18)18 September 2001 (aged 17)   Defensor
8 3MF Santiago Rodríguez (2000-01-08)8 January 2000 (aged 19)   Nacional
9 4FW Darwin Núñez (1999-06-24)24 June 1999 (aged 19)   Peñarol
10 4FW Nicolás Schiappacasse (1999-01-12)12 January 1999 (aged 20)   Parma
11 4FW Brian Rodríguez (2000-05-20)20 May 2000 (aged 19)   Los Angeles FC
12 1GK Renzo Rodríguez (1999-01-23)23 January 1999 (aged 20)   Independiente
13 2DF Emiliano Ancheta (1999-06-09)9 June 1999 (aged 19)   Danubio
14 3MF Francisco Ginella (1999-01-21)21 January 1999 (aged 20)   Montevideo Wanderers
15 2DF Edgar Elizalde (2000-02-27)27 February 2000 (aged 19)   Pescara
16 3MF Nicolás Acevedo (1999-04-14)14 April 1999 (aged 20)   Liverpool Montevideo
17 3MF Thomás Chacón (2000-08-17)17 August 2000 (aged 18)   Minnesota United F.C.
18 3MF Juan Manuel Sanabria (2000-03-29)29 March 2000 (aged 19)   Atlético Madrid
19 2DF Ronald Araújo (1999-03-07)7 March 1999 (aged 20)   Barcelona
20 4FW Juan Manuel Boselli (1999-11-09)9 November 1999 (aged 19)   Peralada
21 1GK Mauro Silveira (2000-05-06)6 May 2000 (aged 19)   Montevideo Wanderers

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