With the 34-15 victory over the United States, Uruguay secured their place in the 2023 World Cup in France. For the first time in their history, Los Teros qualified as Americas 1 and will be in Group A together with the All Blacks, France, Italy and the best qualifying team in Africa.
The charrúa will be in the Rugby World Cup for the third time in a row, another achievement that is added to the list with this historic victory against Las Águilas. Uruguay had never been able to reach three World Cups in a row, which this time it was able to achieve after saying present in England 2015 and Japan 2019. In the past two RWCs it could not overcome the group stage, in 2015 it did not win any match, but in 2019 they achieved a historic victory against Fiji by 30-27.
The selected team led by Esteban Meneses will join a group with New Zealand, France, Italy and Africa 1, who has not yet defined who it will be. Without a doubt, Los Teros will seek to continue making history in France 2023.