Despite a tough 5-0 loss to Uruguay, Jordan were able to look at the positives from the Asian nation's first-ever intercontinental play-off berth for a chance to qualify for a World Cup™.
Uruguay eased to victory in the first leg of their 2014 FIFA World Cup intercontinental play-off, with five different scorers helping La Celeste see off Jordan in Amman and all-but book their ticket to Brazil.
FIFA.com spoke with the crafty wide man known as "The Onion", Cristian Rodriguez, ahead of Uruguay's make-or-break tie against Jordan in the upcoming FIFA World Cup play-offs.
As the last balls were kicked in South American qualifying for Brazil 2014, Chile and Ecuador both secured their automatic berths, while Uruguay will face Jordan in a play-off. FIFA.com reviews the final round of action.
Two-time champions Uruguay served up a thrilling 3-2 win over Argentina but still must face a fourth consecutive intercontinental play-off, while Chile and Ecuador both secured their passage to Brazil 2014.
In this week's round-up of birthdays across the footballing globe, FIFA.com look back at one of Africa's finest stars George Weah, a Barcelona and Real Madrid league-winner in Alberto Celades and Czech star Tomas Rosicky.