Chile national football team

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Chile
Logo Federacion de Futbol de Chile.png
Nickname(s) La Roja (The Red One)
El equipo de todos(The team of everyone)
Association Federación de Fútbol de Chile (FFCh)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Reinaldo Rueda
Captain Gary Medel
Most caps Alexis Sánchez (132)
Top scorer Alexis Sánchez (43)
Home stadium Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
FIFA code CHI
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First colours
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Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 17 Decrease2.svg 3 (19 September 2019) [1]
Highest3 (April–May 2016)
Lowest84 (December 2002)
Elo ranking
Current 21 Decrease2.svg 5 (10 October 2019) [2]
Highest2 (7 July 2016)
Lowest59 (8 June 2003 [3] )
First international
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 3–1 Chile  Flag of Chile.svg
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 27 May 1910)
Biggest win
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 7–0 Venezuela  Flag of Venezuela (1954-2006).svg
(Santiago, Chile; 29 August 1979)
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 7–0 Armenia  Flag of Armenia.svg
(Viña del Mar, Chile; 4 January 1997)
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 0–7 Chile  Flag of Chile.svg
(Santa Clara, California, United States; 18 June 2016)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg  Brazil 7–0 Chile  Flag of Chile.svg
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 17 September 1959)
World Cup
Appearances9 (first in 1930 )
Best resultThird place (1962)
Copa América
Appearances38 (first in 1916 )
Best resultChampions (2015, 2016)
Confederations Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2017 )
Best resultRunners-up (2017)

The Chile men's national football team(Selección masculina de fútbol de Chile) represents Chile in major international football competitions and is controlled by the Federación de Fútbol de Chile which was established in 1895. The team is commonly referred to as La Roja ("The Red One"). [5] [6] [7] They have appeared in nine World Cup tournaments and were hosts of the 1962 FIFA World Cup where they finished in third place, the highest position the country has ever achieved in the World Cup.

Chile Republic in South America

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica, although all claims are suspended under the Antarctic Treaty.

FIFA World Cup Association football competition for mens national teams

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament in 1930, except in 1942 and 1946 when it was not held because of the Second World War. The current champion is France, which won its second title at the 2018 tournament in Russia.

1962 FIFA World Cup 1962 edition of the FIFA World Cup

The 1962 FIFA World Cup was the seventh FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship for men's national teams. It was held from 30 May to 17 June 1962 in Chile. The qualification rounds took place between August 1960 and December 1961, with 56 teams entering from six confederations, and fourteen qualifying for the finals tournament alongside Chile, the hosts, and Brazil, the defending champions.

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Chile are the reigning Copa América champions; after winning 2015 Copa América on home soil, they successfully defended their title in the United States in the Copa América Centenario in 2016. Prior to this, Chile had been runners-up in the competition on four occasions. As a result of winning the 2015 Copa América, they qualified for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, where they finished second.

CONMEBOL Copa América, known until 1975 as the South American Football Championship, is a main men's football tournament contested among national teams from CONMEBOL. It is the oldest main international football competition. The competition determines the main friendly champion of South America. Since the 1990s, teams from North America and Asia have also been invited to participate.

2015 Copa América 44th edition of the Copa América

The 2015 Copa América was the 44th edition of the Copa América, the main international football tournament for national teams in South America, and took place in Chile between 11 June and 4 July 2015. The competition was organized by CONMEBOL, South America's football governing body.

Copa América Centenario International association football tournament

The Copa América Centenario was an international men's association football tournament that was hosted in the United States in 2016. The competition was a celebration of the centenary of CONMEBOL and the Copa América, and was the first Copa América hosted outside South America.

History

The Chilean national team playing at the 1930 FIFA World Cup against Mexico. Chile mexico 1930.jpg
The Chilean national team playing at the 1930 FIFA World Cup against Mexico.

The Federación de Fútbol de Chile is the second oldest South American federation, having been founded in Valparaíso on 19 June 1895. [8] Chile was one of the four founding member nations of CONMEBOL. Together with Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay, the four competed in the first South American Championship, later to be renamed the Copa América, in 1916. On 12 October 1926, Chile made the first corner-kick goal in Copa América history in a match against Bolivia. Chile was one of the thirteen national teams that competed in the inaugural World Cup in 1930. The team started off well, beating Mexico and France without conceding a goal. A 3–1 loss to Argentina in the final game left the Chilean team in second place within the group, eliminating it from the tournament. In the 1950 World Cup, Chile defeated the United States, 5–2, but nevertheless was eliminated in the first round.

Valparaíso Place in Chile

Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational centre in the commune of Valparaíso, Chile. "Greater Valparaíso" is the third largest metropolitan area in the country. Valparaíso is located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) northwest of Santiago by road and is one of the South Pacific's most important seaports. Valparaíso is the capital of Chile's second most populated administrative region and has been the headquarters for the Chilean National Congress since 1990. Valparaíso has seven universities.

CONMEBOL governing body of association football in South America

The South American Football Confederation is the continental governing body of football in South America, and it is one of FIFA's six continental confederations. The oldest continental confederation in the world, its headquarters are located in Luque, Paraguay, near Asunción. CONMEBOL is responsible for the organization and governance of South American football's major international tournaments. With 10 member football associations, it has the fewest members of all the confederations in FIFA.

The Bolivia national football team, also known as La Verde, has represented Bolivia in international football since 1926. Organized by the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF), it is one of the 10 members of FIFA's South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL).

The Chilean national team in 1982. Seleccion chilena futbol-Mundial Espana 1982.jpg
The Chilean national team in 1982.

The best Chilean result in the World Cup was third place in 1962, as the host nation. Chile lost 4–2 to eventual champion Brazil in a semi-final but went on to defeat Yugoslavia 1–0 to earn third place. Chilean players made two World Cup firsts: the first player to miss a World Cup penalty kick was the Chilean Guillermo Subiabre, in a 1930 FIFA World Cup match against France, [9] and Carlos Caszely of Chile became the first player to be sent off with a red card, during a match against West Germany at the 1974 World Cup.

The Brazil national football team represents Brazil in international men's association football. Brazil is administered by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the governing body for football in Brazil. They have been a member of FIFA since 1923 and member of CONMEBOL since 1916.

Yugoslavia national football team former mens national association football team representing Yugoslavia

The Yugoslavia national football team represented Yugoslavia in international association football.

Guillermo Subiabre Chilean footballer

Guillermo Subiabre Astorga was a Chilean footballer. During his career he played for Colo-Colo (1927–1934), Santiago Wanderers, and the Chile national football team. He also participated in the 1928 Summer Olympics and in the 1930 FIFA World Cup.

A scandal known as "El Maracanazo" occurred on 3 September 1989. At a 1990 FIFA World Cup qualifying match at Rio de Janeiro's Maracanã stadium, Brazil led Chile 1–0 and La Roja needed to win. Chilean goalkeeper Roberto Rojas fell to the pitch with an apparent injury to his forehead. A firework had been thrown from the stands by a Brazilian fan named Rosenery Mello do Nascimento and was smouldering about a yard away. [10] After Rojas was carried off the pitch, the Chilean players and coaches claimed that conditions were not safe and they refused to return, so the match was abandoned. However, video footage of the match showed that the firework had not made contact with Rojas. FIFA forfeited the game to Brazil, Chile was banned from the qualifiers for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, and Rojas was banned for life, [11] although an amnesty was granted in 2001.[ citation needed ]

El Maracanazo Incident during the 1990 FIFA World Cup

The Maracanazo of the Chilean team was an incident that happened during the football match between Brazil and Chile at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on 3 September 1989, in which Chilean goalkeeper Roberto Rojas pretended to be injured by a flare thrown by Brazilian fans. The incident is considered by historians and football experts as one of the most shameful events in world football. The incident resulted in Chile being banned from the 1994 World Cup qualifying, and ended Rojas' career.

The South American (CONMEBOL) zone of qualification for the 1990 FIFA World Cup saw 9 teams competing for 2 direct places at the finals, with one extra place potentially on offer to the winner of a play-off. CONMEBOL member Argentina qualified automatically as reigning World Cup champions.

Roberto Rojas Chilean goalkeeper

Roberto Antonio "Cóndor" Rojas Saavedra is a retired Chilean football goalkeeper. In 1989, he deliberately injured himself during a World Cup qualifying match in an attempt to avoid a loss by the Chile national team. The incident resulted in a lifetime ban for Rojas and one World Cup ban for Chile. His ban was subsequently lifted in 2001.

On 19 July 2007, the Chilean Football Federation banned six of the national team players, because of "internal indiscipline" during the Copa América tournament, for 20 international matches each and none of the players will ever be allowed to captain the national team. The players banned were captain Jorge Valdivia, defenders Álvaro Ormeño, Rodrigo Tello, Jorge Vargas, Pablo Contreras and striker Reinaldo Navia. [12] Nelson Acosta's resignation as manager came after Chile were knocked out of the 2007 Copa América. Chile had qualified to the quarter-finals after a 3–2 win against Ecuador, and a 0–0 draw against Mexico. But two losses, one of those being a 6–1 defeat against Brazil, sealed Acosta's fate. Former Argentina manager Marcelo Bielsa was given the task of becoming the Chile national team manager in preparation for the 2010 World Cup qualifiers. [13]

Jorge Valdivia Chilean footballer

Jorge Luis Valdivia Toro is a Chilean footballer who plays for Colo-Colo as a midfielder.

Álvaro Ormeño Chilean footballer

Álvaro Andrés Ormeño Salazar is a Chilean footballer who currently plays for Chilean Primera División club Colo Colo as a left back. He also can operate as a right back or wing back. Ormeño began his career at Colo-Colo youth ranks aged fifteen. After failing to be promoted to first adult team, he joined Ñublense in the 2000–01 season and then to Deportes Ovalle. In January 2002, he signed for Primera División club Santiago Morning. Ormeño returned to Colo-Colo after his two-year spell at Everton.

Rodrigo Tello Chilean footballer

Rodrigo Álvaro Tello Valenzuela is a Chilean former footballer. He operated mainly as a left midfielder, but could also appear in the middle and as an attacking left back.

On 16 October 2008, Chile beat Argentina 1–0 for the first time in a qualifying competition, making history. Marcelo Bielsa was acclaimed for this accomplishment by both Chilean and Argentinian people. This match was seen as one of the reasons that ended Alfio Basile's tenure as Argentina's coach.

After finishing in second place of the CONMEBOL qualifiers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa and reaching the round of 16 at the tournament, head coach Marcelo Bielsa extended his contract with the Chilean national team until 2015. Bielsa stated that he would leave his position if Jorge Segovia were elected as President of the Chilean Football Board. He followed through on this threat, despite Segovia's election being annulled, and resigned in February 2011. Claudio Borghi then became Chile's manager in March 2011.

After a string of bad performances and harsh criticisms, Claudio Borghi stepped down as Chile's manager in November 2012. A new manager, Jorge Sampaoli, was appointed in December 2012. A disciple of Marcelo Bielsa, Jorge Sampaoli broke new records for La Roja by winning 10, drawing 3, and losing only 3 of 15 games as the head of the Chilean national team.

Chile playing against tournament hosts Brazil, at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16. Brazil vs. Chile in Mineirao 01.jpg
Chile playing against tournament hosts Brazil, at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16.

With Sampaoli, Chile were able to qualify for 2014 FIFA World Cup, reaching to the round of 16, where Chile lost to Brazil in penalties.

In the 2015 Copa América, Chile won their first game against Ecuador, with 2–0 being the score. In their second game, Chile drew against Mexico. Chile advanced to the knockout stage as Group A winners with 7 points and most goals scored of any team in the tournament (10). Then they beat Uruguay in the quarterfinals and Peru in the semifinals. In the final, Chile defeated Argentina on penalties (4–1) after a 0–0 draw, to win their first Copa America title.

In January 2016, just six months after winning the 2015 Copa America, Jorge Sampaoli stepped down as Chile's manager. [14] A new manager, the Argentinean Juan Antonio Pizzi, was appointed at the end of the same month, who then led La Roja to a second Copa America Centenario 2016 victory after again beating Argentina in the final. [15]

In the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup held in Russia, for which they had qualified by winning the Copa America, Chile won their first group stage match against Cameroon with 2–0 being the score. In their second match against the Germany, Chile drew after a hard match and both team scored 1. In their final game of the group stage against Australia, Chile drew once again but qualified to the knockout stage on virtue of having more points than Australia, though having less points than Germany. In the semis, after a tense and exciting match, Chile came out on top, beating Portugal on Penalties, 3–0 and hence they qualified for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Final. In their first ever final in a FIFA-sanctioned tournament, Chile faced Germany and lost 1–0.

On 10 October 2017, after losing 3-0 to Brazil, Chile failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, causing an end to what was perceived as their "golden generation". They ended up being the highest ranked team that failed to qualify at 9th.

Kits

The team kit consists of a red jersey, blue shorts, and white socks. The away jersey features a white jersey, white shorts, and blue socks. The color scheme of red, white, and blue that was featured in the 1947 South American Championship, the precursor of the Copa América, has remained in place since. In 2016, red shorts were introduced as an option for the first time.

In August 2010, Puma acquired the contract to be the official kit supplier for the Chilean team from 2011–2015, paying US$ 3 million per year, also providing referees' kits and balls for domestic club competitions. The previous kit supplier, from 2004 to 2010 including the 2010 World Cup, was Brooks Sports. [16]

Puma company ended its link after the 2015 Copa América with the tender for the new brand that will outfit the team since August 2015. This procedure was won by the American company Nike. The contract with Nike lasts until the 2022 FIFA World Cup. [17]

Stadium

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Estadio Nacional at night.

The Chilean national team plays their qualifying matches at the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos located in Santiago, Chile and can be found at the commune of Ñuñoa. The construction of the stadium began in February 1937, and opened on 3 December 1938. The current official registered capacity is of 49,000 spectators, but has surpassed the 75,000 mark on many occasions when the match is of high demand. [18] An example would be the 1962 FIFA World Cup semi-final match Chile vs. Brazil, where over 76,000 spectators viewed the game. The maximum attendance ever was 85,262 on 26 December 1962, for a game between Universidad Católica and Universidad de Chile.

It has hosted four Copa América finals, the final of the 1962 FIFA World Cup and the final to the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship.

Rivalries

Does not maintain any special rivalry, however two matches are considered important:

Argentina

With 90 games played, is the most played fixture in the history of the Chilean national team and the third most played for Argentina – after their encounters with Uruguay and Brazil. The teams' first meeting was in Buenos Aires on 27 May 1910, and matches always draw large crowds in Chile. Only 1 of the 6 victories on the 90 games played, was in a official competition, which occurred in 2010 World Cup qualification.

Peru

The Chile–Peru football rivalry is known in Spanish as the Clásico del Pacífico ("Pacific Derby"). [19] The rivalry is considered to be one of the fiercest rivalries in the world, [20] [21] with CNN World Sport editor Greg Duke ranking it among the top ten football rivalries in the world. [22] The rivalry between Chile and Peru stems from historical politics, border disputes, and the War of the Pacific, [23] [24] [25] with the rivalry producing some of the most intense matches in South American footballing history. [21]

Chile first faced Peru in the 1935 South American Championship, losing 1–0. [26]

Sponsors

Managers

Players

Current squad

The following 20 players have been called up for the friendly matches against Colombia and Guinea on 12 and 15 October 2019. [27] [28] [29] [30] [31] [32]
Caps and goals updated as of 15 October 2019 after the match against Guinea.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Claudio Bravo (1983-04-13) 13 April 1983 (age 36)1230 Flag of England.svg Manchester City
121 GK Gabriel Arias (1987-09-13) 13 September 1987 (age 32)120 Flag of Argentina.svg Racing
231 GK Gonzalo Collao (1997-09-09) 9 September 1997 (age 22)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile

42 DF Mauricio Isla (1988-06-12) 12 June 1988 (age 31)1154 Flag of Turkey.svg Fenerbahçe
62 DF Guillermo Maripán (1994-05-06) 6 May 1994 (age 25)242 Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco
22 DF Miiko Albornoz (1990-11-30) 30 November 1990 (age 28)142 Flag of Germany.svg Hannover 96
32 DF Óscar Opazo (1990-10-18) 18 October 1990 (age 28)131 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo
162 DF Sebastián Vegas (1996-12-04) 4 December 1996 (age 22)91 Flag of Mexico.svg Morelia
182 DF Alfonso Parot (1989-10-15) 15 October 1989 (age 30)51 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica
152 DF Francisco Sierralta (1997-05-06) 6 May 1997 (age 22)20 Flag of Italy.svg Udinese

83 MF Arturo Vidal (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 32)11528 Flag of Spain.svg Barcelona
133 MF Erick Pulgar (1994-01-15) 15 January 1994 (age 25)241 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina
213 MF César Pinares (1991-05-23) 23 May 1991 (age 28)91 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica
223 MF Esteban Pavez (1990-05-01) 1 May 1990 (age 29)80 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg Al-Nasr
243 MF Claudio Baeza (1993-12-23) 23 December 1993 (age 25)40 Flag of Mexico.svg Necaxa
193 MF Jean Meneses (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 26)21 Flag of Mexico.svg León

94 FW Diego Rubio (1993-05-15) 15 May 1993 (age 26)90 Flag of the United States.svg Colorado Rapids
114 FW Felipe Mora (1993-08-02) 2 August 1993 (age 26)51 Flag of Mexico.svg UNAM
264 FW Christian Bravo (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 26)20 Flag of Uruguay.svg Montevideo Wanderers
254 FW Niklas Castro [33] (1996-01-08) 8 January 1996 (age 23)00 Flag of Norway.svg Aalesund

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up in the last twelve months.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Brayan Cortés (1995-03-11) 11 March 1995 (age 24)30 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
GK Yerko Urra (1996-07-09) 9 July 1996 (age 23)00 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato 2019 Copa América
GK Zacarías López (1998-06-30) 30 June 1998 (age 21)00 Flag of Chile.svg La Serena Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
GK Luis Ureta (1999-03-08) 8 March 1999 (age 20)00 Flag of Chile.svg O'Higgins Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
GK Lawrence Vigouroux (1993-11-19) 19 November 1993 (age 25)00 Flag of Chile.svg Everton v. Flag of the United States.svg  United States , 26 March 2019
GK Johnny Herrera (1981-05-09) 9 May 1981 (age 38)240 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 20 November 2018
GK Fernando de Paul (1991-04-25) 25 April 1991 (age 28)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 20 November 2018

DF Gary Medel (captain) (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 32)1267 Flag of Italy.svg Bologna v. Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea , 15 October 2019 INJ
DF Paulo Díaz (1994-08-25) 25 August 1994 (age 25)230 Flag of Argentina.svg River Plate v. Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea , 15 October 2019 WD
DF Igor Lichnovsky (1994-03-07) 7 March 1994 (age 25)70 Flag of Mexico.svg Cruz Azul v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
DF José Bizama (1994-06-25) 25 June 1994 (age 25)40 Flag of the United States.svg Houston Dynamo v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
DF Felipe Campos (1993-11-08) 8 November 1993 (age 25)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
DF Guillermo Soto (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 25)00 Flag of Chile.svg Palestino v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
DF Gonzalo Jara (1985-08-29) 29 August 1985 (age 34)1153 Flag of Argentina.svg Estudiantes 2019 Copa América
DF Jean Beausejour RET (1984-06-01) 1 June 1984 (age 35)1076 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile 2019 Copa América
DF Benjamín Kuscevic (1996-05-02) 2 May 1996 (age 23)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Diego Carrasco (1995-05-25) 25 May 1995 (age 24)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Diego González (1998-04-29) 29 April 1998 (age 21)00 Flag of Chile.svg Rangers Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Valber Huerta (1993-08-26) 26 August 1993 (age 26)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Álex Ibacache (1999-01-11) 11 January 1999 (age 20)00 Flag of Chile.svg Cobreloa Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Nicolás Ramírez (1997-05-01) 1 May 1997 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Raimundo Rebolledo (1997-05-14) 14 May 1997 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Erick Wiemberg (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 (age 25)00 Flag of Chile.svg Unión La Calera Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Eugenio Mena (1988-07-18) 18 July 1988 (age 31)563 Flag of Argentina.svg Racing v. Flag of the United States.svg  United States , 26 March 2019
DF Augusto Barrios (1991-10-03) 3 October 1991 (age 28)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 20 November 2018
DF Enzo Roco (1992-08-16) 16 August 1992 (age 27)241 Flag of Turkey.svg Beşiktaş v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 20 November 2018 INJ

MF Charles Aránguiz (1989-04-17) 17 April 1989 (age 30)787 Flag of Germany.svg Bayer Leverkusen v. Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia , 12 October 2019 INJ
MF Diego Valdés (1994-01-30) 30 January 1994 (age 25)131 Flag of Mexico.svg Santos Laguna v. Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia , 12 October 2019 INJ
MF Tomás Alarcón (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 20)10 Flag of Chile.svg O'Higgins v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
MF Felipe Gutiérrez (1990-10-08) 8 October 1990 (age 29)354 Flag of the United States.svg Sporting Kansas City v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019WD
MF José Pedro Fuenzalida (1985-02-22) 22 February 1985 (age 34)535 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica 2019 Copa América
MF Pablo Hernández (1986-10-24) 24 October 1986 (age 32)303 Flag of Argentina.svg Independiente 2019 Copa América
MF Jimmy Martínez (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 22)40 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Gabriel Suazo (1997-08-09) 9 August 1997 (age 22)10 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Carlos Lobos (1997-02-21) 21 February 1997 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Ignacio Saavedra (1999-01-12) 12 January 1999 (age 20)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Matías Sepúlveda (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 20)00 Flag of Chile.svg O'Higgins Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Jason Flores (1997-02-28) 28 February 1997 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg Antofagasta Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019 INJ
MF Lorenzo Reyes (1991-06-13) 13 June 1991 (age 28)101 Flag of Mexico.svg Atlas v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 20 November 2018
MF Marcos Bolados (1996-02-28) 28 February 1996 (age 23)31 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 20 November 2018

FW Alexis Sánchez (1988-12-19) 19 December 1988 (age 30)13243 Flag of Italy.svg Internazionale v. Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea , 15 October 2019 INJ
FW Fabián Orellana (1986-01-27) 27 January 1986 (age 33)412 Flag of Spain.svg Eibar v. Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea , 15 October 2019 WD
FW Eduardo Vargas (1989-11-20) 20 November 1989 (age 29)9138 Flag of Mexico.svg UANL v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
FW Ángelo Sagal (1993-04-18) 18 April 1993 (age 26)182 Flag of Mexico.svg Juárez v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
FW Ignacio Jeraldino (1995-12-06) 6 December 1995 (age 23)40 Flag of Chile.svg Audax Italiano v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 10 September 2019
FW Nicolás Castillo (1993-02-14) 14 February 1993 (age 26)244 Flag of Mexico.svg América 2019 Copa América
FW Junior Fernandes (1988-04-10) 10 April 1988 (age 31)190 Flag of Turkey.svg Alanyaspor 2019 Copa América
FW Edson Puch (1986-04-09) 9 April 1986 (age 33)202 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Iván Morales (1999-07-27) 27 July 1999 (age 20)10 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Andrés Vilches (1992-01-14) 14 January 1992 (age 27)10 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Matías Cavalleri (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 21)00 Flag of Chile.svg Curicó Unido Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Nicolás Guerra (1999-01-09) 9 January 1999 (age 20)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Diego Valencia (2000-01-14) 14 January 2000 (age 19)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Esteban Paredes (1980-08-01) 1 August 1980 (age 39)4212 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo v. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras , 20 November 2018

  • Microcycle 15-16 April 2019 Training camp to 2019 Copa América [34] [35] [36]
  • INJ Withdrew from the squad due to injury
  • PRE Preliminary squad
  • RET Retired from National Team
  • SUS Withdrew from the squad due to suspension
  • WD Withdrew from the squad for non-injury related reasons.

Results and fixtures

2018

2019

Records

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

    Champions      Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup Qualification record
YearRoundPositionPldWD*LGFGAPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1930 Group Stage5th320153Qualified as invitees
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg 1934 WithdrewWithdrew
Flag of France.svg 1938
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1950 Group Stage9th310256Qualified automatically
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1954 Did not qualify4004110
Flag of Sweden.svg 1958 4103210
Flag of Chile.svg 1962 Third Place3rd6402108Qualified as hosts
Flag of England.svg 1966 Group Stage13th3012255311148
Flag of Mexico.svg 1970 Did not qualify412154
Flag of Germany.svg 1974 Group Stage11th302112531162
Flag of Argentina.svg 1978 Did not qualify421153
Flag of Spain.svg 1982 Group Stage22nd300338431060
Flag of Mexico.svg 1986 Did not qualify95221812
Flag of Italy.svg 1990 421194
Flag of the United States.svg 1994 BannedBanned
Flag of France.svg 1998 Round of 1616th403158167453218
Flag of South Korea.svg Flag of Japan.svg 2002 Did not qualify1833121527
Flag of Germany.svg 2006 185761822
Flag of South Africa.svg 2010 Round of 1610th4202351810353222
Flag of Brazil.svg 2014 9th421164169162925
Flag of Russia.svg 2018 Did not qualify188282627
Flag of Qatar.svg 2022 To be determinedTo be determined
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of the United States.svg 2026
TotalThird Place9/2333117154049147622956218194

FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 1992 Did Not Qualify
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 1995
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg 1997
Flag of Mexico.svg 1999
Flag of South Korea.svg Flag of Japan.svg 2001
Flag of France.svg 2003
Flag of Germany.svg 2005
Flag of South Africa.svg 2009
Flag of Brazil.svg 2013
Flag of Russia.svg 2017 Runners-up 2nd513143
TotalRunners-up1/10513143

Copa América

    Champions      Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

South American Championship record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1916 Fourth Place4th3012211
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1917 Fourth Place4th3003010
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1919 Fourth Place4th3003112
Flag of Chile.svg 1920 Fourth Place4th301224
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1921 Withdrew
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1922 Fifth Place5th4013110
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1923 Withdrew
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1924 Fourth Place4th3003110
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1925 Withdrew
Flag of Chile.svg 1926 Third Place3rd4211146
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg 1927 Withdrew
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1929 Did not participate
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg 1935 Fourth Place4th300327
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1937 Fifth Place5th51131213
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg 1939 Fourth Place4th4103812
Flag of Chile.svg 1941 Third Place3rd420263
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1942 Sixth Place6th6114415
Flag of Chile.svg 1945 Third Place3rd6411155
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1946 Fifth Place5th5203811
Flag of Ecuador (1900-2009).svg 1947 Fourth Place4th74121413
Flag of Brazil.svg 1949 Fifth Place5th72141014
Flag of Peru.svg 1953 Fourth Place4th63121010
Flag of Chile.svg 1955 Runners-up2nd5311198
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1956 Runners-up2nd5302118
Flag of Peru.svg 1957 Sixth Place6th6114917
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1959 Fifth Place5th6213914
Flag of Ecuador (1900-2009).svg 1959 Did not participate
Flag of Bolivia.svg 1963
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1967 Third Place3rd522186
TotalRunners-up22/29103331555166219
Copa América record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGA
Location South America.png 1975 Group Stage6th411276
Location South America.png 1979 Runners-up2nd9432136
Location South America.png 1983 Group Stage5th421182
Flag of Argentina.svg 1987 Runners-up2nd430193
Flag of Brazil.svg 1989 Group Stage5th420275
Flag of Chile.svg 1991 Third Place3rd7322116
Flag of Ecuador (1900-2009).svg 1993 Group Stage9th310234
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1995 Group Stage11th301238
Flag of Bolivia.svg 1997 Group Stage11th300315
Flag of Paraguay.svg 1999 Fourth Place4th621387
Flag of Colombia.svg 2001 Quarter-Finals7th420255
Flag of Peru.svg 2004 Group Stage10th301224
Flag of Venezuela.svg 2007 Quarter-Finals8th4112411
Flag of Argentina.svg 2011 Quarter-Finals5th421154
Flag of Chile.svg 2015 Champions 1st6420134
Flag of the United States.svg 2016 Champions 1st6411165
Flag of Brazil.svg 2019 Fourth Place4th621377
Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Colombia.svg 2020 Qualified
Flag of Ecuador.svg 2024
Total2 Titles17/177833153012291

Summer Olympics

     Gold        Silver        Bronze  

Olympics Record
YearHostResultGPWDLGSGA
1896 Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg Athens No football tournament
1900 Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg Paris Did not participate
1904 Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg St. Louis
1908 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg London
1912 Flag of Sweden.svg Stockholm
1920 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Antwerp
1924 Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg Paris
1928 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Amsterdam Consolation final311177
1932 Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg Los Angeles No football tournament
1936 Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg Berlin Withdrew
1948 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg London Did not participate
1952 Flag of Finland.svg Helsinki Preliminary round100145
1956 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Melbourne Did not participate
1960 Flag of Italy.svg Rome Did not qualify
1964 Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg Tokyo
1968 Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico City
1972 Flag of Germany.svg Munich
1976 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Montreal
1980 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Moscow
1984 Flag of the United States.svg Los Angeles Quarter-finals412122
1988 Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg Seoul Did not qualify
1992–presentSee Chile Olympic football team
Total3/1886352720

Pan American Games

Pan American Games record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGA
1951 Third place3rd412186
1955 and 1959 Did not participate
1963 Third place3rd4211126
1967 to 1979 Did not participate
1983 Round 1312032
1987 Runners-up2nd522166
1991 Did not participate
1995 Quarterfinals411236
1999 to 2019 Did not participate
2023 Qualified as host
TotalRunners-up6/19207853226

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