The South American nation join Spain, Argentina, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and Colombia as one of the seven top-ranked teams in the draw, while hosts Brazil will also be a top seed.
But when quizzed on whether it would give his side a favourable draw, Tabarez insisted it was irrelevant.
He said: "If we had not been seeded we could get good opponents too.
"The other top seeds, and all other teams, Holland, England, Italy, they are all great teams ...
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