Uruguayan press hails "unforgettable" performance at World Cup

08:14, July 12, 2010      

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The Uruguayan press hailed on Sunday at their front pages the "unforgettable" performance of the national soccer team at the World Cup of South Africa 2010 and the "courage" they had to end at the fourth place.

The daily El Pais headlined "Courage to the end," referring to the 3-2 defeat that Uruguay suffered to Germany on Saturday, for the third place of the World Cup.

It added that the World Cup had a "protagonist" Uruguay and "played equal to equal," finishing among the fourth best teams of the world.

The daily La Cronica said that the Uruguayan team "left the soul and more than that, at the moment they played like never before."

The daily La Republica wrote "welcome to a new era: the undefeatable pride, the hope till the last shot."

It added that "the sky blue David was the only one of scoring two goals to the German Goliath in all the World Cup."

El Observador said that it was an "unforgettable" fourth place and its sports supplement headlined "the day when the goals missed."

Source: Xinhua

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