Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has has cut Catania striker Jorge Martinez from his final squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.

River Plate midfielder Jorge Rodriguez and Nacional winger Alvaro Gonzalez have also been left out of the party for South Africa as Tabarez reduced his squad to 23 from 26.

Uruguay are in Group A alongside France, Mexico and the hosts for the tournament.

Uruguay's 23-man World Cup squad

Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Lazio), Juan-Guillermo Castillo (Cali), Martin Silva (Defensor Sporting)

Defenders: Diego Lugano (Fenerbahce), Diego Godin (Villarreal), Andres Scotti (Colo Colo), Jorge Fucile (Porto), Martin Caceres (Juventus), Mauricio Victorino (Universidad de Chile), Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica)

Midfielders: Walter Gargano (Napoli), Egidio Arevalo-Rios (Penarol), Sebastian Eguren (AIK Stockholm), Diego Perez (Monaco), Alvaro Pereira (Porto), Alvaro Fernandez (Universidad de Chile), Ignacio Gonzalez (Valencia), Nicolas Lodeiro (Ajax)

Forwards: Sebastian Fernandez (Banfield), Luis Suarez (Ajax), Diego Forlan (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Abreu (Botafogo), Edinson Cavani (Palermo).

*Please note that squad lists only become official after they have been submitted to and announced by FIFA.