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Uruguay icon Cubilla dies at 72

March 4, 2013
By ESPN staff
Former Uruguay forward Luis Cubilla, who later coached the national team, has died at the age of 72 after a battle against cancer.

Cubilla was one of the most successful players in Uruguayan football history, having competed for La Celeste at three World Cups and played his trade for two of the country's biggest teams, Nacional and Penarol.

He won four Uruguayan league titles each with Nacional and Penarol, as well as claiming two Copa Libertadores crowns with ...

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