Egypt Group: Edison Cavani and Luis Suarez lead Uruguay 2018 World Cup in Russia
Egypt Group: Edison Cavani and Luis Suarez lead Uruguay 2018 World Cup in Russia, The Uruguayan football federation announced on Wednesday a preliminary lineup of 26 players led by strikers Edison Cavani and Luis Suarez to participate in the 2018 World Cup in Russia from June 14 to July 15.

Coach Oscar Tabarez will cut the number to 23 before the final deadline for June 4, relying on an experienced team led by Atletico Madrid's Diego Guadin, Jose Maria Jimenez, Portugal's Maximilio Pereira, Lazio Martin Caceres, (Paris St Germain) and Suarez (Barcelona).

The Uruguayan generation will have their place in the finals, especially defender Guillermo Varela (Pinarol), Lucas Torreira (Sampdoria), Federico Valverde (Deportivo La Coruna) and Rodrigo Bentancourt (Juventus).

Uruguay play in the Group A finals alongside Russia, the host country, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

- The 26 players:
Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Martin Campana (Independiente)

Defenders: Diego Godin, Jose Maria Jimenez (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Quattes (Sporting Lisbon), Maximilian Pereira (Porto), Gaston Silva (Independiente), Martin Caceres (Lazio)

Midfielders: Nahtian Nandis (Boca Jr.), Lucas Torrera, Gaston Ramirez (Sampdoria), Matías Vicino (Inter Milan), Federico Valverde (La Coruna), Rodrigo Bentancourt (Juventus), Carlos Sanchez (Pachuca), Giurgian de Arascaeta (Cruzeiro), Diego Laxalt (Genoa, Italy), Christian Rodriguez (Penarol)

Strikers: Christian Stoane (Gerona), Adenson Cavani (Saint Germain), Luis Suarez (Barcelona), Maximiliano Gomez (Celta Vigo)

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