Luis Lacalle Pou, President of the Uruguayan Republic, will attend the France-Uruguay World Cup match Thursday evening in Lille (9:00 p.m.). “The presence of the President, who will support us from the stands, is a plus,” said winger Nicolas Freitas at a press conference on Wednesday. When you wear this jersey, you know you represent a lot of people: family, friends, clubs, etc. For our part, we will try to represent our country in the best possible way. »
Los Tejos, who are playing their first match of this 2023 World Cup, have never managed to get beyond the group stage. It should be complicated once again this year, with the presence of France and the All Blacks in their group.