PUMA News Archive

Uruguay

June 2010

  • La Furia Roja proved to be too tough for the Selecção das Quinas

    La Furia Roja proved to be too tough for the Selecção das Quinas

    June 29, 2010

    It was the battle of Europe. Two of the best teams in the world that just happened to be neighboring countries met in the Iberian Derby, the game deciding who snitches the last spot for the quarterfinals. Some of the best players on the planet knew that a loss meant packing your bags and go home, regardless how talented you are.

  • The First World Champions, Uruguay, are Playing Quarterfinals Once Again

    The First World Champions, Uruguay, are Playing Quarterfinals Once Again

    June 26, 2010

    Headlines usually surround Diego Forlan when talking about Uruguay but today another kid wrote them. Boom. Boom. With two goals (last one incredibly beautiful) Luis Suárez made sure La Celeste did what they have not accomplished since 1970 and advanced to the quarterfinals.

  • Some Goodbyes and Congratulations are in Order!!

    Some Goodbyes and Congratulations are in Order!!

    June 22, 2010

    The last round of Group A actually turned out to be quite dramatic after all. Many talked about it as though it was all over even before it began. All Mexico and Uruguay had to do was share the points and they would both go through. But with the potential opponent of Argentina coming second in the group, this game was not going to be friendly by any means, and both teams went for victory.

  • Caramba España

    Caramba España

    June 21, 2010

    Today was the day for the European Champions to show that their setback against Switzerland was a unique occurrence. So they did what they did last time. In short: a lot of ball possession and an offensive strategy that seemed to sum up to - attack, attack and attack, with enough goal opportunities they should come out as winners.

  • Vamos Mexico!

    Vamos Mexico!

    June 17, 2010

    Caramba! Another tournament that looks to end in another fiasco for Les Blues. Even though they both looked and played better than last time against Uruguay, it turned out to be insufficient. Today it was all viva Mexico as they won with 2-0.

  • Did Uruguay Silence the Vuvuzelas Now?

    Did Uruguay Silence the Vuvuzelas Now?

    June 16, 2010

    Uruguay beat South Africa 3-0 and everything might be forever changed. A result that could mean that this is the first time in the history of the World Cup that the host nation does not qualify from the group stage. Wow.

  • History was Made Instantly at the Historical World Cup

    History was Made Instantly at the Historical World Cup

    June 11, 2010

    Yes. It has begun. PUMAFootball went with many more crazy football aficionados and watched the game at PUMA City in New York. We all knew it was going to be epic, all they had to do was have kick-off and this World Cup was already making history. The first time ever the World Cup is being played on African soil. A symbol and message that is perhaps bigger than football itself.