Uruguay engineers another Ghana exit, but falls victim itself. 

December 3, 2022

By Ramya

Does Korea or Uruguay advance? 

South Korea advanced on the tiebreaker of goals scored, pushing Uruguay into third place Friday in one of the wildest finishes to a group in the tournament's 92-year history.

How did Uruguay get eliminated? 

Giorgian de Arrascaeta scored twice for Uruguay in their 2-0 victory over Ghana, but it was not enough to keep them in the World Cup after South Korea tapped them to the Group H runners-up spot with victory over Portugal.

Why is Uruguay so successful? 

It has the region's highest income per capita, some of its lowest levels of inequality, and has more or less eliminated extreme poverty. In 2019 just 0.1% of the population earned less than $1.90 a day, according to the World Bank.

Is Uruguay a high income country? 

Uruguay stands out in Latin America for being an egalitarian society and for its high income per capita, low level of inequality and poverty and the almost complete absence of extreme poverty.

Why was Uruguay knocked out? 

The Uruguay-Ghana game ended after South Korea's win because it had six more minutes of added time in the first half.

Who knocked out Uruguay? 

Both Ghana and Uruguay have crashed out of the 2022 World Cup. Andre Ayew missed a penalty in the 21st minute before Giorgian de Arrascaeta hit a first-half double to put Uruguay 2-1 up

What happened in Uruguay in the 70s? 

Uruguay's democratically elected Parliament was dismissed on June 27, 1973 for resisting the military regime. Bordaberry created a new Council of State and put the military in control of civilian affairs.