Luis Suarez Named in Uruguay Provisional FIFA World Cup Squad

Uruguay, who made it to the semi-finals in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, have been drawn in Group D alongside Costa Rica, England and Italy for the June 12-July 13 tournament.

updated: May 13, 2014 11:29 IST
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Montevideo: Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez included star strikers Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani and Diego Forlan in a provisional 25-man squad for the FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil.

Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates and Southampton midfielder Gaston Ramirez were also named in the squad which will be cut to 23 by June 2, reports Xinhua.

Suarez scored 31 Premier League goals for Liverpool this season while Paris Saint-Germain's Cavani netted 16 times in Ligue 1. Player of the 2010 World Cup, Forlan has also been in prolific goalscoring form since joining Japan's Cerezo Osaka in January.

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