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Jorge Martinez out of final World Cup Uruguay squad


World Cup guide - Uruguay

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has cut Catania striker Jorge Martinez from his final 23-man World Cup squad.

River Plate midfielder Jorge Rodriguez and Nacional winger Alvaro Gonzalez have also been left out of the squad to travel to South Africa.

Uruguay line up with hosts South Africa, Mexico and France in Group A.

Former Manchester United and current Atletico Madrid striker Diego Forlan is included in the party with only two home-based players named in the squad.

Uruguay's 23-man World Cup squad:

Keepers: Fernando Muslera (Lazio), Juan-Guillermo Castillo (Cali), Martin Silva (Defensor Sporting);


Defenders: Diego Lugano (Fenerbahce), Diego Godin (Villarreal), Andres Scotti (Colo Colo), Jorge Fucile (Porto), Martin Caceres (Juventus), Mauricio Victorino (Universidad de Chile), Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica);

Midfielders: Walter Gargano (Napoli), Egidio Arevalo-Rios (Penarol), Sebastian Eguren (AIK Stockholm), Diego Perez (Monaco), Alvaro Pereira (Porto), Alvaro Fernandez (Universidad de Chile), Ignacio Gonzalez (Valencia), Nicolas Lodeiro (Ajax);

Strikers: Sebastian Fernandez (Banfield), Luis Suarez (Ajax), Diego Forlan (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Abreu (Botafogo), Edinson Cavani (Palermo).

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see also
28 Apr 10 |  World Cup 2010
Uruguay's World Cup qualifying highlights
16 Dec 09 |  World Cup 2010
Wednesday's football as it happened
15 Oct 09 |  Football

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