All the Uruguayan footballers who played for PSG: Manuel Ugarte, Edinson Cavani, Diego Lugano

The midfielder joins the group of Charrúa representatives in the team from the capital of France.

In the capital of France, the flag of Uruguay. This because Manuel Ugarte was announced as a new player of Paris Saint-Germainin which the natives of the South American country left their mark, throughout history.

In exchange for 60 million euros, the midfielder was transferred from Sporting Lisboa to the recent Ligue 1 champion, becoming the fifth Uruguayan footballer to wear the Parisian team’s shirt.

To speak of representatives of the Celeste is to immediately think of Edinson Cavani. The striker had been the last to defend the colors of PSG, between 2013 and 2020. In seven seasons, he was able to win 21 titles and make history with his 200 goals, which today rank him as the second top scorer.

Prior to the Matador, Diego Lugano had been in the capital’s cast, in an ephemeral step between 2011 and 2012. Without consecrations in this period, he barely participated in 21 games, the balance of which was one goal.

This list includes Cristian Rodríguez, who was the second to arrive at PSG, with whom he learned about European football. After his emergence in Peñarol, he spent two years, until 2007, in which he played 50 games and won the 2006 French Cup.

Precisely, in this period, he coincided with Carlos Bueno, one of those in charge of opening this registry. Like Cebolla, the striker made the leap to the Old Continent from Manya, although he only stayed for one campaign, obtaining the domestic tournament.

All the Uruguayans who played for PSG:

-Manuel Ugarte

-Edinson Cavani (2013-2020)

-Diego Lugano (2011-12)

– Cristian Rodriguez (2005-2007)

– Carlos Bueno (2005-2006)

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