Uruguay Whips Paraguay To Win 15th Copa

News Americas, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Mon. July 25, 2011: Uruguay’s soccer squad claimed its 15th Copa America title Sunday, after whipping Paraguay in the finals of the tourney.

Diego Forlán scored twice and Luis Suárez once as Uruguay took the win 3-0 over Paraguay. Uruguay’s squad featured 20 of the 23 players they took to the World Cup. They showed teamwork and unselfish play despite possessing none of the star power of their bigger rivals.

The victory gave Uruguay their first Copa América title since 1995.

Striker Suarez was also voted the Best Player LG of the 2011 Copa America.