BUENOS AIRES, July 24, 2011 (AFP) - The football striker of Uruguay, Diego Forlan, scorer of two goals in the Celeste 3-0 win against Paraguay, dedicated their championship team in the 2011 Copa America , on Sunday, and said his name entered the history of football in his country.
"This title means a lot to me because my grandfather won, my father won and now I won. Three generations who led this tournament, Forlan will be the last name in the history" of football, the player said after the game that happened in the Monumental stadium, in Buenos Aires.
Forlan was assured that "a complicated game, but the team was good. The early goal began to simplify things. "
With this victory, Uruguay won its 15th title, one more than Argentina, and became the team that won more times the continent.