Diego Forlan scored twice as Uruguay beat South Africa 3-0 to move atop Group A at soccer’s World Cup today, leaving the host nation without a win through two games. Alvaro Pereira added a third goal in injury time.
Brazil’s plans to reform soccer after decades of mismanagement won’t include an English Premier League-style model because it would weaken the national team, according to the government official overseeing the sport.
Diego Lugano got his way when he called for strong refereeing in his team’s 2-1 Confederations Cup soccer semifinal defeat to Brazil. The Uruguay captain won a penalty kick only to see teammate Diego Forlan miss.