The 32-year-old Black Stars forward missed a penalty which would have put the African side in front on Friday – and his daughter collapsed in the emotion of the moment, as reported by HLN.
Giorgian De Arrascaeta’s double earned all three points for Uruguay, but it was ultimately not enough to see them through to the World Cup last 16, thanks to a late Hwang Hee-chan winner for South Korea in the other Group H match, which meant the Asian side leapfrogged Uruguay on goals scored.
It came after Andre Ayew missed an early penalty for Ghana, reigniting flashbacks to Asamoah Gyan’s penalty miss at the 2010 World Cup
The Super Eagles will be facing the Concacaf powerhouse in glamour friendly at the AT&T Stadium in Texas, United States on May 28, 2022.
Forlan had started his career in South America with Argentine club Independiente.
Sergio Quintero’s sumptuous strike was sandwiched by two penalty kicks as Ecuador came from behind to beat Uruguay 3-1 and reach the FIFA U-20 World Cup quarter-finals for the first time.
Brazil finished their Uruguay 2018 campaign on a high, defeating South Africa 4-1 in Montevideo on the final Match Day in Group B at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
An agreement for the Uruguay international was reached during the World Cup but the deal could not be pushed through until his side had been knocked out of the competition.
Varane opened the scoring on 40 minutes before Griezmann made it 2-0 just after the hour mark, following a dreadful error from Fernando Muslera in the Uruguay goal.
Pre-tournament favourites Brazil have been eliminated from the World Cup by Belgium at the quarter-final stage, falling to a 2-1…
France, meanwhile, now turn their attentions to the last four and Tuesday’s semi in St. Petersburg
The Paris Saint-Germain striker has scored three of Uruguay’s seven goals at this World Cup, including both in their last-16 win over Portugal, and trained on his own on Thursday in the build-up to the quarter-final
Cavani, 31, scored two goals in the Round of 16 win over Portugal, then limped off with a calf injury and has been fighting to get fit in time for the showdown in Nizhny Novgorod.
The federation said this piece of news has increased the player’s chances of being fit for Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-final match with France.
The towering frontman scored standout efforts either side of half time to cancel out a leveller from Pepe, as Oscar Tabarez’s charges turned in a memorable defensive showing to reach the last eight of the showpiece tournament.
A late Iran penalty saw Portugal qualify for the knockout stages, having snatched a late draw with Spain thanks to a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick and beating Morocco by a slim margin.
The last group matches continue today
The Portuguese picked the knockout stage ticket courtesy a 1-1 draw with Iran in Saransk.
A Luis Suarez free kick and a Denis Cheryshev own goal gave Oscar Taveras’s side a two-goal lead before Russia’s Igor Smolnikov was sent off for two quick bookings.
The host nation, the lowest-ranked in the finals coming into the tournament, have surprised those watching both abroad and at home with their performances, which have guaranteed them a place in the knockout stages