14 November 2020, 17h32

Darwin scored his first goal with the Uruguay National Team in official matches in the 0-3 win over Colombia under Carlos Queiroz.

Darwin Seleção Uruguai


"Darwin Nuñez, an eagle that flies high in Uruguay and Portugal. (…) An undisputed starter at Benfica, where it is one of the references of the eagles' attack and his widely praised by his his coach, Darwin draws the attention not only of Uruguay, but of the world of football and is emerging to be the natural heir to the forward position that Cavani and Suarez share today in Uruguay."


"He came on to replace Nicolás De La Cruz on the left. He left his mark and sealed the match with a long range shot that gave Ospina no chance. Another coach's success." 

Darwin Seleção Uruguai 


"He scored his first goal in official matches with the national team [his second taking into account a friendly match]. He showed sacrifice and effectiveness."

Text: Filipa Fernandes Garcia

Photos: Asociación Uruguaya de Fútbol (AUF)

Last update: Sunday, November 15, 2020



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