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Uruguay national under-17 football team

Uruguay Under 17
Nickname(s)Charrúas
Gorriones Celestes (Sky Blue Sparrows)
La Celeste (The Sky Blue)
AssociationAsociación Uruguaya de Fútbol
(Uruguayan Football Association)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachUruguay Santiago Ostolaza
CaptainUruguay Fabrizio Buschiazzo
FIFA codeURU
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1991)
Best resultRunners-up Silver medal icon.svg: 2011
South American U-17 Championship
Appearances17 (first in 1985)
Best resultRunners-up Silver medal icon.svg: 1991, 2005, and 2011

The Uruguay national U-17 football team is the representative of Uruguay within all FIFA sponsored tournaments that pertain to that age level. Uruguay has participated in 6 of 17 FIFA U-17 World Cup events.

Competitive record

*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Individual awards

In addition to team victories, Uruguayans players have won individual awards at FIFA U-17 World Cups.

Year Award Player
1999 Bronze Ball Alvaro Meneses
2009 Bronze Boot Sebastián Gallegos
2011 Golden Glove Mathías Cubero

Current team status

2013 South American Under-17 Football Championship

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Brazil 4 3 1 0 8 2 +6 10 Advanced to final stage
 Uruguay 4 2 2 0 9 3 +6 8
 Peru 4 1 1 2 2 6 −4 4
 Chile 4 0 3 1 3 4 −1 3
 Bolivia 4 0 1 3 3 10 −7 1
Uruguay 2–0 Peru
Buschiazzo Goal 22'
K. Méndez Goal 90+1'
Report



Uruguay 5–1 Bolivia
K. Méndez Goal 8'
Acosta Goal 34'38'48'
Pizzichillo Goal 57'
Report Aquino Goal 71'

Final stage

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Argentina 5 2 3 0 10 6 +4 9 Qualified for 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup
 Venezuela 5 2 3 0 7 5 +2 9
 Brazil 5 2 3 0 6 4 +2 9
 Uruguay 5 2 2 1 11 9 +2 8
 Paraguay 5 1 1 3 7 10 −3 4
 Peru 5 0 0 5 6 13 −7 0
Brazil 1–0 Uruguay
Mosquito Goal 21' Report
Estadio Provincial Juan Gilberto Funes, San Luis

Argentina 3–3 Uruguay
Driussi Goal 3'12'
Storm Goal 89'
Report Benítez Goal 45+3'
Acosta Goal 46'
K. Méndez Goal 75'
Estadio Provincial Juan Gilberto Funes, San Luis
Referee: Adrián Vélez, Colombia

Paraguay 1–3 Uruguay
A. Sanabria Goal 69' Report Benítez Goal 1'
K. Méndez Goal 9'
Acosta Goal 17'
Estadio Provincial Juan Gilberto Funes, San Luis

Venezuela 1–1 Uruguay
Ponce Goal 81' Report Acosta Goal 41'
Estadio Provincial Juan Gilberto Funes, San Luis
Referee: José Jordán, Bolivia

Uruguay 4–3 Peru
Acosta Goal 4'30'
Pizzichillo Goal 18'66'
Report da Silva Goal 20'64'
Artiaga Goal 69'
Estadio Provincial Juan Gilberto Funes, San Luis
Referee: Carlos Ulloa, Chile

Recent results

Current squad

The following players were called up to compete in the 2015 South American Under-17 Football Championship.

Manager: Uruguay Santiago Ostolaza

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
22 1GK Cristopher Javier Fiermarin Forlan Uruguay River Plate
1 1GK Renzo Damián Rodríguez Clavijo Uruguay Peñarol
12 1GK Juan Francisco Tinaglini Olariaga Uruguay Defensor Sporting

5 2DF Santiago Ignacio Bueno Sciutto Uruguay Peñarol
17 2DF Robert Ismael Ergas Moreno Uruguay Defensor Sporting
4 2DF Roberto Nicolás Fernández Fagundez Uruguay Fénix
13 2DF Santiago Martín Pérez Casal Uruguay River Plate
2 2DF Nicolás Rodríguez Petrini Uruguay Nacional
14 2DF Andrés Sebastían Romero Fernández Uruguay Nacional
6 2DF Marcelo Josemir Saracchi Pintos Uruguay Danubio
15 2DF Maximiliano Javier Silvera Fernández Uruguay Peñarol
3 2DF Joaquín Varela Romero Uruguay Defensor Sporting

10 3MF Leonardo Cecilio Fernández López Uruguay Fénix
7 3MF Wiston Daniel Fernández Queirolo Uruguay Defensor Sporting
11 3MF Santiago Nicolás Mederos Pascal Uruguay Danubio
16 3MF Joaquín Piquerez Moreira Uruguay Defensor Sporting
8 3MF Federico Santiago Valverde Dipetta Uruguay Peñarol
18 3MF Diego Sebastían Vicente Pereyra Uruguay River Plate

21 4FW Uri Emanuel Amaral Benitéz Uruguay Defensor Sporting
20 4FW Martín Nicolás Chaves García Uruguay Peñarol
9 4FW Diego Martín Rossi Marachlian Uruguay Peñarol
19 4FW Juan Javier Schiappacasse Oliva Uruguay River Plate

Honours

See also