Neymar will be the best footballer in the world, says Diego Forlan
Neymar will be the best footballer in the world, says Diego Forlan

Former Uruguay striker Diego Forlan has said Brazil star Neymar can be as good as leading fooballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, adding he will eventually become the best player in the world.

Diego Forlan announces Uruguay retirement
Diego Forlan announces Uruguay retirement

Uruguay`s most-capped player Diego Forlan, so often his country`s talisman, announced his retirement from international football on Thursday.

Uruguay soccer star Diego Forlan denies cheating taxes
Uruguay soccer star Diego Forlan denies cheating taxes

Uruguayan soccer player Diego Forlan on Monday denied evading taxes by hiding money in Swiss accounts with the British bank HSBC Holdings PLC.

Uruguay begin renewal without Diego Lugano and Diego Forlan

The disgraced Luis Suarez and ageing veterans Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano are all missing from the first post-World Cup Uruguay squad announced on Thursday for two friendlies in Asia next month.

Uruguay hang Suarez kit as World Cup tribute

Uruguay paid tribute to disgraced star Luis Suarez ahead of their World Cup clash with Colombia on Saturday by hanging his kit in their dressing room.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay vs Costa Rica - Preview

Luis Suarez looks certain to sit out Uruguay`s World Cup Group D opener against Costa Rica on Saturday but in Edinson Cavani and Diego Forlan the South Americans still boast a formidable attacking partnership.

Uruguay name provisional World Cup squad

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.

Guangzhou hit title form in five-goal romp

Title-holders Guangzhou Evergrande destroyed Diego Forlan`s Cerezo Osaka 5-1 as they moved towards their third straight AFC Champions League quarter-finals in ominous style on Tuesday.

Uruguay`s coach says experience important for World Cup

Uruguay`s football coach Oscar Tabarez said his players` previous FIFA World Cup experience would be an advantage at the 2014 edition in Brazil.

Diego Forlan says he tried to convince Suarez to join Man Utd over Liverpool

Former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan has reportedly revealed that he tried to convince fellow countryman Luis Suarez to join the club over Liverpool.

Forlan flops on debut as Cerezo lose to Sanfrecce

Uruguay striker Diego Forlan fell flat on his J-League debut as Cerezo Osaka lost 1-0 to defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Saturday`s season opener.

Thailand Open postponed due to state of emergency

This year`s Thailand Open has been postponed after the Thai government declared a 60-day state of emergency in the troubled Southeast Asian country, organisers of the golf tournament said on Thursday.

Diego Forlan on Botafogo radar

Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan could be set for a January move to Brazilian club Botafogo, according to local media reports.

Iker Casillas, Xavi celebrate milestones in Finland

Among the rising stars to shine at the U-20 World Cup in 1999, including Ronaldinho and Diego Forlan, two callow Spaniards would go on to represent their nation`s senior side more times than anyone else.

Forlan`s double sees off Fluminense

Uruguay`s Diego Forlan scored two first-half goals to help International beat reigning champions Fluminense 3-2 in Brazil`s Serie A football championship.

Forlan thrilled by Uruguay milestone goal

Diego Forlan said he had enjoyed a perfect evening after capping his record 100th international appearance with a goal that took Uruguay to the brink of the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

Forlan scores as Uruguay beat Nigeria 2-1 in Confederations Cup

Diego Forlan marked his 100th international appearance with a magnificent winning goal as Uruguay closed on the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

Forlan hits out at former club Inter Milan

Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan has lambasted former club Inter Milan, claiming he was made to feel like an outcast by the Italian Serie A outfit.

Damiao hails Forlan impact

Brazil forward Leandro Damiao hailed strike partner Diego Forlan after the pair netted three goals between them in Internacional`s 4-1 victory over Juventude.

Forlan double sends Internacional into final

Uruguay striker Diego Forlan struck twice as Internacional progressed to the final of Brazil`s Piratina Cup with a 2-0 victory over Esportivo.