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Uruguay football national team commander in chief refused to set up statues for himself
- Sep 25, 2018 -

Uruguay coach Oscar Tavares has rejected a proposal by his country to erect a statue of him in the capital, the newspaper Ole reported.


To pay tribute to Tavares, who led the Uruguayan national team to four World Cups, Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, decided to erect a statue for him, but Tavares rejected the proposal, saying it would break the spirit of unity and unity that the national team has always created and cultivated.

Recently, Tavares has just renewed his contract with the Uruguayan Football Association for four years and, if not, will lead the team to the 2022 World Cup, when he will be 75 years old.