Meet Diego from Uruguay


diego_uraguay1Name: Diego Sosa Svirsky

Age: 10

Hometown: Montevideo, neighborhood Parque Batlle

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Family: Diego’s parents are psychiatrists

Siblings: Rodrigo, 18

Favorite Food: Milanesa (a common Uruguayan dish similar to chicken fried steak)

Hobbies: Playing soccer and videogames, listening to music (Metallica is his favorite band), playing guitar

Favorite subject in school: Recess

What he wants to be when he grows up: Archeologist or musician

Something Diego has heard about life in the United States: “George W. Bush is crazy.”


Population: 3,477,778

Capital: Montevideo

Location: Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil

Language: Spanish

Religion: Roman Catholic (47%), non-Catholic Christians (11%)

President: Tabare Vazquez

Ethnic Groups: White (88%), Black (4%)

Government: Constitutional Republic (Democracy)

Poverty Rate: 27.4%


Fútbol: Soccer
Asado: Barbeque
Música: Music
Dormir: To sleep
Ojotas: Flip-flops
Gaucho: A type of Uruguayan cowboy

4 thoughts on “Meet Diego from Uruguay”

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