Former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan is credited with rediscovering the passion within Uruguayan football after almost single-handedly guiding them to the semifinals of the 2010 World Cup.
Forlan was one of the best players in this tournament, but it also marked the start of his decline. The 35-year-old has no longer been able to compete with the younger names like Luis Suarez to be named in the squad. This was clearly evident from his absence in the latest squad announced by manager Oscar Tabarez for the friendly matches against Monaco and Guatemala.
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