Several players of the Uruguayan National Team expressed themselves this Saturday on their social networks after the defeat against Argentina by 1 to 0 at the Champion of the Century stadium in the framework of the South American Qualifiers towards the Qatar World Cup 2022.
Luis Suárez, historical goalscorer for La Celeste who played 90 minutes this Friday, said: “It wasn’t won and it hurts because I think we did everything possible to win or at least get a point. Proud of the dedication of the entire team! ”.
Yesterday it was not won and it hurts because I think we did everything possible to win or at least get a point. Proud of the delivery of the entire team! 💪🏻 pic.twitter.com/eGUlFETDAu
– Luis Suarez (@ LuisSuarez9) November 13, 2021
Proud of my country.
– Agustín Canario Álvarez (@alvarezcanario) November 13, 2021
We tried to the last and could not achieve what we were looking for. There is still a way and being aware of what is coming, we will look for the objective. pic.twitter.com/5UNSMVg0XX
– Jose Maria Gimenez (@ JoseMaGimenez13) November 13, 2021
You have to fight to the end 🇺🇾 pic.twitter.com/w0sRLXOExR
– Fernando Gorriaran (@nandogorriaran) November 13, 2021
They played and tried everywhere but they couldn’t … we were left with good feelings as a team. Now all thoughts on the next game and on winning! #UruguayNoma #TheTeamThatUnUne pic.twitter.com/r6cZJALDlE
– Diego Godín (@diegogodin) November 13, 2021
For his part, defender Josema Giménez, who returned to be the starter in the Uruguayan defense after having recovered from an injury suffered in October, said on his Twitter account: “We tried to the last and could not achieve what we were looking for. There is still a way and, being aware of what is coming, we will look for the objective ”.
Other players also showed sadness and anger at the result, but at the same time some satisfaction and confidence due to the improvement in the team’s performance.
Such was the case of Agustín Álvarez Martínez, Peñarol striker who entered the 64th minute for Matías Vecino. El Canario affirmed: “Proud of my country. Because despite the result we always went forward and never lowered our arms ”.
“This goes on and we will fight to the end. Let’s go Uruguay! ”, Said Álvarez, with whom Fernando Gorriarán agreed, a midfielder who entered at 81 ‘for Nahitan Nández and who confirmed that’ we must fight to the end ‘in his post where he added a photo contesting the ball with the Egg Marcos Acuña.
The first who had manifested himself in their networks this Saturday had been the captain of the Celeste, Diego Godín. “They played and tried everywhere but they couldn’t… We were left with good feelings as a team. Now all thoughts on the next game and winning! ”, Had expressed the experienced Cagliari defender.