Lodeiro briefly reunited with Barcelona superstar Suarez at Ajax, having come through Nacional's youth academy together, while Fernandez has teamed up with the Liverpool great for Uruguay over the years.
CONGRATULATIONS nico, well deserved !! Same to you @flaco_fernandez and to all the @SoundersFC team for the MLS championship!! pic.twitter.com/bO4ZxSPxFV
— Luis Suarez (@LuisSuarez9) December 11, 2016
While Lodeiro converted his penalty, Fernandez had earlier missed, but thankfully his error did not have a negative effect on the final outcome as Seattle lifted their first-ever MLS Cup.