I’ve watched the World Cup for decades. I’ve missed the Copa América every time. In looking up the Uruguayan team history, I’ve uncovered their not-so-secret past. Uruguay has won the Americas Cup 15 times! That’s more than Argentina; that’s more than Brasil. Uruguay is a very small country; population only 3.2 million! The capitals of the larger South American countries are bigger than that. And Uruguay’s economy is not as large as Chile, Brasil, or Argentina’s. But soccer/football is their country’s passion.
And Chile won against Argentina the past two Copas! Note to self. Watch Copa América next year!
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