Forlán is positioned as the World Ballon d'Or

After the first week of the World Cup, the race for be the great player deI tournament had two great applicants. First, Messi, who made a great match in Argentina's debut against Nigeria and he repeated his good feelings against South Korea, although in that match, the great star It was Higuaín. The other great proper name was Diego Forlán.

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The Atlético forward was the great figure of a Uruguayan team that vI forgot to win a match of the World Cup after 20 years. After drawing against France in the first match, Oscar Tabárez delayed the position of Forlán against South Africa to play freely as a hitch between the midfielders and the forwards Cavani and Luis Suárez and the result was excellent: the Uruguayan scored two goalss and led the triumph of the celestial team, which practically qualified for the round of 16.

Since then, Forlán would be erected like one of the great figures of the championship. His new position made it easier for him to participate a lot in the elaboration of the Uruguayan game while keeping him long enough. near the area without having the mark of the rival centrals, who were busy with Cavani and Luis Suárez. That freedom allowed him to shine with his own light: he wrote down five goals in South Africa, some of them of very beautiful invoice from outside the area, and finished the championship being chosen by the FIFA as the Ballon d'Or of the World Cup.

“The team you feel better and victory gives us a lot of security. We are very clear that it was a good game. Illusion is cute, but you have to be calm and know that the next game is complicated, “said one cautious Forlán after the game against South Africa (0-3), without imagining what was ahead …