July 14, 2024

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Uruguay is champion of the Champions League

Uruguay is champion of the Champions League

With his victory today, Saturday, in the Champions League for the 2023-2024 season, Federico Valverde He was able to be crowned European champion for the second time, being the second Uruguayan to win the highest title on the Old Continent the largest number of times.

At the age of 25, El Halcón has already won the competition in the 2021-2022 edition, becoming the second Uruguayan footballer to win the Oregonian title the most times.

The Uruguayan who has won the tournament the largest number of times is Jose Emilio Santamaria, the Real Madrid legend. Winning four European Cups in years 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1966.

Those who also managed to win the Champions League are Luis Suarez and Martin Cáceres with FC Barcelona. El Pistolero did it in the 2015 edition wearing the Blaugrana jacket directed by Luis Enrique, while “Pelado” acquired it in 2009 under the supervision of Pep Guardiola.

He’s got it too Hector Omar Ramos, with Real Madrid, in the 1959 edition in which he participated with Jose Emilio Santamaria.

Uruguay Champions League winners
4- Jose Emilio Santamaria (Real Madrid) – 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966
2- Federico Valverde (Real Madrid) – 2021-2022, 2023-2024
1- Luis Suarez (Barcelona) – 2014-2015
1- Martin Caceres (Barcelona) – 2008 – 2009
1- Hector Omar Olmos (Real Madrid) – 1959