Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez mentioned his workforce was not favourites to win the World Cup however they may put up a valiant combat when the event begins in Qatar on Sunday.
Chatting with reporters on the sidelines of a coaching session in Abu Dhabi earlier than their event opener towards South Korea on November 24, the Liverpool striker mentioned he was wanting ahead to his first World Cup with goals of lifting the trophy.
“We come right here and we all know that we’re not favourites, however we’re going to combat,” Nunez mentioned. “4 years in the past I watched the event on TV and now I’m right here with all of the beasts. This has solely simply begun.
“The primary sport is the primary goal and South Korea is a robust workforce, they’re within the World Cup for a cause… everybody is robust, however so are we. We wish to go far, our aim is to win the World Cup.”
Uruguay coach Diego Alonso had his full squad of 26 gamers on the session in Abu Dhabi, the place the workforce will stay till Saturday after they journey to Qatar.
After their marketing campaign opener, Uruguay takes on Portugal and Ghana in Group H.