Forlan became a figure of fun at Manchester United after struggling to find the net early on, with his confidence sapped with it.
After being sold to Villareal he went onto become a prolific scorer in La Liga, and later a star at the 2010 World Cup.
Andres D'Alessandro's time was even more fleeting, half a season on loan at Portsmouth, but one in which he really impressed with his dead ball ability and fancy footwoork.
After differing career paths, both the Uruguayan and the Argentine find themselves playing for Brazilian side Internacional, which also boast much-talked about striker Leandro Damiao.
Over the weekend they both had starring roles in a 5-3 win for Internacional over Vasco da Gama, each scoring superb goals in the victory.
Check them out below and let us know which one you feel is the best...
Which goal was better?
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