They have won the Gold Medals in football at the Summer Olympics twice, in 1924 and 1928 recognized by FIFA as World Championship, before the creation of the World Cup. Uruguay also won the 1980 Mundialito, a tournament among former World Cup champions. In total, Uruguay have won 20 official titles, a world record for the most international titles held by any country.
Another unique achievement of Uruguay is that it´s the only nation in world football to organize multiple major international tournaments in own country and win them all. La Celeste won 7 Copa América tournaments, 1 World Cup and Mundialito, all staged in Uruguay.
Their success is amplified by the fact that the nation has a very small population of around 3.4 million inhabitants . Uruguay is by far the smallest country in the world to have won a World Cup in terms of population, 1.75 million inhabitants in 1930. The second-smallest country, by population, to have won the World Cup is Argentina with a population of nearly 28 million people in 1978. Uruguay is also the smallest country ever to win any World Cup medals; only six FIFA member nations with a currently smaller population than Uruguay's have ever qualified to any World Cup: Northern Ireland , Slovenia , Wales, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Iceland. Description provided by Wikipedia
|1.||Luis Suárez||Uruguay||64.7m fans||879.7|
|2.||Edinson Cavani||Uruguay||12.5m fans||851.2|
|3.||Diego Godín||Uruguay||3.0m fans||765.0|
|4.||Fernando Muslera||Uruguay||2.6m fans||754.8|
|5.||José Giménez||Uruguay||1.2m fans||689.8|
|6.||Rodrigo Bentancur||Uruguay||772.6k fans||640.1|
|7.||Martín Cáceres||Uruguay||907.0k fans||630.6|
|8.||Sebastián Coates||Uruguay||758.0k fans||610.8|
|9.||Nahitan Nández||Uruguay||558.3k fans||575.8|
|10.||Guillermo Varela||Uruguay||508.0k fans||561.9|
|11.||Giorgian De Arrascaeta||Uruguay||485.0k fans||554.6|
|12.||Matías Vecino||Uruguay||298.7k fans||529.1|
|13.||Cristian Rodríguez||Uruguay||321.5k fans||508.6|
|14.||Diego Laxalt||Uruguay||262.0k fans||485.9|
|15.||Cristhian Stuani||Uruguay||205.2k fans||456.7|
|16.||Martín Silva||Uruguay||193.8k fans||448.7|
|17.||Martín Campaña||Uruguay||175.2k fans||440.6|
|18.||Gastón Silva||Uruguay||93.7k fans||351.5|
|19.||Jonathan Urretaviscaya||Uruguay||80.1k fans||330.3|
|20.||Maxi Pereira||Uruguay||10.1k fans||185.0|
|21.||Carlos Andrés Sánchez||Uruguay||7.0k fans||143.3|
|22.||Maxi Gómez||Uruguay||467 fans||86.3|
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