Why do Uruguay have four stars on their shirt and how many times have they won the World Cup?

But the appearance of four stars above their crest on their shirts have left many wondering why.

Why do Uruguay have four stars on their shirts?

Uruguay have four stars to celebrate the two times they have won the World Cup AND the two times they have won gold at the Olympics.

  • They won the World Cup in 1930 and 1950.
  • And they won gold in the 1924 and 1928 Olympics.

Before the first World Cup in 1930 the Olympics was seen as the most coveted prize in world football so that is why Uruguay keep the stars.

What time is kick-off?

This match will take place on Friday, November 16

It will kick-off at 8pm.

The Emirates stadium will host the showdown.

Which TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

This match will be shown live on ITV4 in the UK.

Coverage will start at 7.40pm.

Alternatively, you can keep up to date with all of the action on the dedicated SunSport live blog.

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