Diego Forlan marked his 100th international appearance with a magnificent winning goal as Uruguay closed on the Confederations Cup semi-finals by beating chief Group B rivals Nigeria 2-1 in Salvador.
Uruguay forward Diego Forlan during the Confederations Cup match against Nigeria in Salvador on June 20, 2013. Forlan celebrated his record 100th appearance by scoring the winning goal as Uruguay beat Nigeria 2-1.
The 34-year-old completed a sweeping move in the 51st minute on Thursday to score his 34th international goal, enabling him to reclaim the national scoring record from teammate Luis Suarez, who had equalled it in the 2-1 loss to Spain.
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