OTD in 2011, Diego Forlan inspires Uruguay to win Copa America (video)
On July 24th, 2011, Uruguay beat Paraguay 3-0 to win the Copa America title.
Uruguay were favorites in the final after they dismantled Lionel Messi’s Argentina who were the hosts in the quarterfinals.
Luis Suarez scored the first goal for Uruguay in the 11th minute to give his team the lead.
Captain Diego Forlan slotted a ball through to him by Suarez in the 41st minute for Uruguay’s second and they took a two-goal lead to the halftime break.
The second half was comfortable for Uruguay as they sat back and defended their two-goal advantage.
Suarez would supply the third goal for Diego Forlan in the 89th minute which wrapped up the victory as Uruguay beat Paraguay in front of 57,921 fans in attendance at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires
Watch highlights of Uruguay vs Paraguay below