FEde Valverde made his debut yesterday at the age of 24 in a World Cup. And he did (does) with the star band of the Uruguayan National Team. By performance, there is no better Uruguayan footballer at the moment. against KoreaI put a ‘ball shot’ at the crosshead (exactly ah) in the last minutes of a game, it is true, that he was not the best in recent times. He wasn’t bad, far from it, but neither was he the splendid Valverde of Real Madrid. Despite this, the whiplash that he released from 25 meters was the best of a bland match, without many ‘chances’. As he caught on, the team grew.
It was a ‘palazo’ (stick, post) that rebounded throughout Uruguay. Then, plunged into rage for that action, he angrily celebrated a ‘tackle’ on the band, as if it were a goal. Pure nerve of the madridista. In the stands, his partner Mina and his son Benicio They saw him with passion, as much as the one that the ‘Yoruguian’ public gave him at this start with a tie in the tournament.
The old guard of the four World Cups
There were doubts but Diego Alonso, the Charra coach, bet on four of the five players with four World Cups in this group: Diego Godn, Martn Cceres, Luis Suarez (starters), plus Cavani, who started in the second. He only left Fernando Muslera without playing. Four World Cups, by the way, which should represent four World Cup titles, but which are represented on the light blue shirt with four stars from two World Cups (1930 and 1950) plus the 1924 and 1928 Olympics, won by Uruguay when there were no world.
God, go on and on…
The sky-blue captain has barely played 16 club games in 2022. Since his departure from Cagliari, injuries have plagued him at the Brazilian Atlético Mineiro (8 games in all tournaments) and Vlez Sarsfield (another eight). Before the World Cup It has been almost unpublished, but his love for soccer and La Celeste were confirmed yesterday. ‘El Faran’ played a remarkable game in defense and was about to make it 1-0 in the first half with a header against the post. He is the second player in Uruguayan history with the most matches in a World Cup, with 15 to Muslera’s 16, who was on the bench. Cavani, who came on at 64′, also has Godn’s 15. Let’s not forget. Godn also breaks a record held by the mythical Obdulio Varela. At 36 years and 281 days, he became the oldest Uruguayan to play in a World Cup.
They are, yes, but not
The Korean star arrived at the World Cup with the ‘hook’, after surgery to stabilize a fracture around his left eye. And he started on the left wing of a Korea that he has already represented in 105 games, with 35 goals to his credit. No.or he was very lucky in the game, he did not overflow so much, but the Tottenham striker tried and kept his promise to be in the World Cup with his country.