Uruguay were named South American team of the Year for 2011 by prestigious French magazine ‘France Football.

Uruguay has been appointed team South American of the Year for 2011 by the prestigious French magazine ‘France Football’. Two-time world champion has won the prize, ahead of Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Paraguay.

The Uruguayans continued to improve their performance in the World Cup, when they finished in fourth place, lifting the Cup for a record fifteenth time. Uruguay remained unbeaten throughout the race and beat Mexico, Argentina and Peru before beating Paraguay 3-0 in the final Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires.

Uruguay also lead the South American World Cup qualifying with two wins and a draw from their first three matches. Their success has led to teamwork and the overall quality of their team.

“The Uruguayans dominated the America’s Cup, while Argentina and Brazil were mediocre, but they have also started the 2014 World Cup qualifiers in style,” said France Football.

The magazine also explained that The Heavenly impressed in friendlies against high-profile European teams, they beat Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands. Because of this they managed to escape “from the possible decline after their fourth World Cup in South Africa, and the image of their aging star Diego Forlan.”

He stressed that Uruguay had outstanding results in the Oscar Washington Tabarez were for their offensive force, where Luis Suarez, Liverpool striker reigns supreme. But the magazine also paid tribute to the “legendary fighting spirit and defensive solidity” of the Paris Saint Germain defender Diego Lugano.

France Football has concluded by saying: “Uruguay already dreaming of a wonderful campaign in Brazil, where they got their last World Cup title in 1950,” when they shocked the hosts with a 2-1 victory in front of more than 200,000 fans at Maracana stadium.

The magazine also named Mexico as the best team in the Concacaf region, Germany is the best team in Europe, Japan, Asia, Africa and Ghana in New Caledonia in Oceania.

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