Uruguay makes South American statement in demolishing Jordan

Wednesday November 13th, 2013
It was all fun and games for Uruguay, as the South American nation took a giant step toward the World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jordan in the first leg of their qualifying playoff on Wednesday in Amman.
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The men's team simply ran into a side that was much, much better than it and a coach who was much smarter than its own. In the applause after the final whistle, there was at least a recognition of that.

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