Peñarol player, Pellistri, is one of the young talents on Real Madrid's radar. According to 'AS', if Los Blancos decided to try and sign him, they can be calm: he will not occupy a non-EU spot as he holds a Spanish passport.
Diego Forlan, 40, has taken his first steps into senior coaching thanks to former club Penarol in Uruguay.
Fabian O'Neill was an exquisite Uruguayan footballer, who dazzled all with his skills in Serie A, as well as being the star for the national team. Zinedine Zidane once delared that he was the best player that he ever shared the field with. Now, he lives a very different present day.
Fabián O'Neill was without doubt a talented footballer, having represented his country, Uruguay, and forged a solid career for himself in Serie A. Zinedine Zidane event went as saying that he was the most talented player he had ever shared a pitch with, but his life now could scarcely be more different.
A fan stunt has back-fired on Uruguayan club Fenix after two chickens were released onto the pitch during a clash against Racing CM.
Following an attack on two officials during an under-19 game, the Uruguayan Association of Football Referees have gone on strike.
Sebastian Caceres is one of the brightest young talents in world football and is attracting serious interest from European giants Barcelona, Chelsea and Liverpool.
Guillermo Varela has left Manchester United to return to Penarol, the club where he began his professional career.