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Forlan not ready to quit

2014-06-30 09:56
Diego Forlan (Supplied)
Diego Forlan (Supplied)
Cape Town - Diego Forlan may be 35-years-old, but he still believes he can contribute to the Uruguay national team going forward.

The striker has become a near-permanent fixture in the Uruguay squad since making his debut in 2002.

However, the man who was voted the best player at the 2010 World Cup played more of a bit-part role in the South American’s 2014 campaign in Brazil, which was brought to an end by Colombia on Saturday.

Despite this, Forlan says that he is not ready to call time on his international career.

"I want to play football," he said. "I still love to be on the field. I know there's going to be a generational change. That's to be expected, and I'm 35. But I'm always willing to help and be around."

Forlan, who has turned out for the likes of Manchester United and Atletico Madrid, is currently plying his trade with Japanese outfit Cerezo Osaka.

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