Franco Acosta has been found dead after going missing since last weekend.
According to the Daily Star report, as shared by Soccer Laduma, Acosta was last seen at the Pando River in Montevideo.
The tragic news was confirmed by Uruguay’s FA via social media on Tuesday.
"We sincerely regret the death of the Uruguayan footballer Franco Acosta, who was a member of the national team's youth squads. Our condolences to his relatives, friends and teammates,” the statement said.