"The important thing is that we qualified in first place," Uruguay striker Diego Forlan said. "They controlled the ball well and in truth it was quite hard for us."
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"The level of football (in Japan) is very high from both a technical and physical standpoint so if anything, I think this will be good preparation for the World Cup," Forlan said after arriving in Japan.
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