Video: Jose Gimenez wins it for Uruguay against Egypt with towering header

Uruguay have won it late on against Egypt in the opening game of their World Cup campaign with a towering Jose Gimenez header.

The Atletico Madrid defender has had a solid game at the back for Uruguay, who have not been at their best today as their big names up front, Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, have largely been disappointing.

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Luckily for the South American giants, they have two centre-backs with a habit of scoring important goals from defence in David Godin and today’s match-winner Gimenez.

Watch the clips below as Gimenez gave Uruguay an opening day three points in what promises to be an intriguing and tight group.

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