Chile national football team

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Chile
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Nickname(s) La Roja (The Red One)
Association Federación de Fútbol de Chile (FFCh)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Martín Lasarte
Captain Claudio Bravo
Most caps Alexis Sánchez (138)
Top scorer Alexis Sánchez (46)
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 19 Steady2.svg (27 May 2021) [1]
Highest3 (April–May 2016)
Lowest84 (December 2002)
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
Appearances39 (first in 1916 )
Best resultChampions (2015, 2016)
Panamerican Championship
Appearances2 (first in 1952 )
Best resultRunners-up (1952)
FIFA Confederations Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2017 )
Best resultRunners-up (2017)
Medal record
Olympic medal record
Men's football [2]
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2000 Sydney Team

The Chile national football team (Spanish : Selección de fútbol de Chile) represents Chile in men's 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"). [3] [4] [5] Chile 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.

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Chile won their first Copa América title on home soil at the 2015 Copa América, defeating Argentina in the final. [6] They went on to successfully defend their title in the United States at Copa América Centenario in 2016. [7] 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, behind Germany, in their debut appearance.

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.

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.

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. [12]

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 as they destroyed the team hotel property while drunk. The players banned were captain Jorge Valdivia, defenders Álvaro Ormeño, Rodrigo Tello, Jorge Vargas, Pablo Contreras and striker Reinaldo Navia. [13] Nelson Acosta's resignation as manager came after Chile were knocked out of the 2007 Copa América. After serving 10 matches from the ban, all players aside from Ormeno sent a letter of apology acknowledging their actions which lifted the ban. 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. [14]

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. [15] 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. [16]

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, placing sixth in the round-robin after losing out on overall goal difference to Peru, the number of points being equal.

Team Image

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 to 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. [17]

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. [18]

Home 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. [19] 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

Chile don't have any special rivalry, however, 2 matches are considered important, those are against Argentina, and Perú.

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 an 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"). [20] The rivalry is considered to be one of the fiercest rivalries in the world, [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 28 players were called up to the squad for the 2021 Copa América. [29]
Caps and goals updated as of 18 June 2021 after the match against Bolivia.

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Claudio Bravo (captain) (1983-04-13) 13 April 1983 (age 38)1300 Flag of Spain.svg Betis
121 GK Gabriel Arias (1987-09-13) 13 September 1987 (age 33)130 Flag of Argentina.svg Racing
231 GK Gabriel Castellón (1993-09-08) 8 September 1993 (age 27)00 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato

22 DF Eugenio Mena (1988-07-18) 18 July 1988 (age 32)603 Flag of Argentina.svg Racing
32 DF Guillermo Maripán (1994-05-06) 6 May 1994 (age 27)302 Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco
42 DF Mauricio Isla (1988-06-12) 12 June 1988 (age 33)1224 Flag of Brazil.svg Flamengo
52 DF Enzo Roco (1992-08-16) 16 August 1992 (age 28)261 Flag of Turkey.svg Fatih Karagümrük
62 DF Francisco Sierralta (1997-05-06) 6 May 1997 (age 24)50 Flag of England.svg Watford
152 DF Daniel González (2002-02-20) 20 February 2002 (age 19)10 Flag of Chile.svg Santiago Wanderers
172 DF Gary Medel (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 33)1317 Flag of Italy.svg Bologna
182 DF Sebastián Vegas (1996-12-04) 4 December 1996 (age 24)121 Flag of Mexico.svg Monterrey

73 MF César Pinares (1991-05-23) 23 May 1991 (age 30)171 Flag of Brazil.svg Grêmio
83 MF Arturo Vidal (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 34)12132 Flag of Italy.svg Internazionale
133 MF Erick Pulgar (1994-01-15) 15 January 1994 (age 27)302 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina
143 MF Pablo Galdames (1996-12-30) 30 December 1996 (age 24)50 Flag of Argentina.svg Vélez Sarsfield
193 MF Tomás Alarcón (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 22)50 Flag of Spain.svg Cádiz
203 MF Charles Aránguiz (1989-04-17) 17 April 1989 (age 32)847 Flag of Germany.svg Bayer Leverkusen
253 MF Marcelino Núñez (2000-03-01) 1 March 2000 (age 21)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica
273 MF Pablo Aránguiz (1997-03-17) 17 March 1997 (age 24)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile
283 MF Claudio Baeza (1993-12-23) 23 December 1993 (age 27)80 Flag of Mexico.svg Toluca

94 FW Jean Meneses (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 28)92 Flag of Mexico.svg León
104 FW Alexis Sánchez (1988-12-19) 19 December 1988 (age 32)13846 Flag of Italy.svg Internazionale
114 FW Eduardo Vargas (1989-11-20) 20 November 1989 (age 31)9739 Flag of Brazil.svg Atlético Mineiro
164 FW Felipe Mora (1993-08-02) 2 August 1993 (age 27)81 Flag of the United States.svg Portland Timbers
214 FW Carlos Palacios (2000-07-20) 20 July 2000 (age 20)40 Flag of Brazil.svg Internacional
224 FW Ben Brereton (1999-04-18) 18 April 1999 (age 22)21 Flag of England.svg Blackburn Rovers
244 FW Luciano Arriagada (2002-04-20) 20 April 2002 (age 19)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo
264 FW Clemente Montes (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 20)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica

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 26)40 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021
GK Zacarías López (1998-06-30) 30 June 1998 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg La Serena Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021
GK Diego Carreño (2002-04-26) 26 April 2002 (age 19)00 Flag of Chile.svg O'Higgins Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
GK Julio Fierro (2002-04-09) 9 April 2002 (age 19)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
GK Omar Carabalí (1997-06-12) 12 June 1997 (age 24)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo v. Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela , 17 November 2020
GK Fernando de Paul (1991-04-25) 25 April 1991 (age 30)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020
GK Luis Ureta (1999-03-08) 8 March 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg San Marcos Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020

DF Jean Beausejour (1984-06-01) 1 June 1984 (age 37)1096 Flag of Chile.svg Coquimbo Unido v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 8 June 2021
DF Yonathan Andía (1992-08-06) 6 August 1992 (age 28)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 8 June 2021
DF Erick Wiemberg (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 (age 27)10 Flag of Chile.svg Unión La Calera v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 26 March 2021
DF Valber Huerta (1993-08-26) 26 August 1993 (age 27)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 26 March 2021
DF Bruno Gutiérrez (2002-07-25) 25 July 2002 (age 18)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
DF Joaquín Gutiérrez (2002-07-04) 4 July 2002 (age 18)00 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
DF Ignacio Mesina (2001-01-16) 16 January 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of Chile.svg Palestino Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
DF Pedro Navarro (2001-03-30) 30 March 2001 (age 20)00 Flag of Chile.svg Barnechea Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
DF Jeyson Rojas (2002-01-23) 23 January 2002 (age 19)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
DF Paulo Díaz (1994-08-25) 25 August 1994 (age 26)270 Flag of Argentina.svg River Plate v. Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela , 17 November 2020
DF Nicolás Díaz (1999-05-20) 20 May 1999 (age 22)20 Flag of Mexico.svg Mazatlán v. Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela , 17 November 2020
DF Sebastián Cabrera (1998-03-16) 16 March 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Chile.svg Palestino Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
DF Diego Carrasco (1995-05-25) 25 May 1995 (age 26)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
DF Luis Pavez (1995-09-17) 17 September 1995 (age 25)00 Flag of Mexico.svg Juárez Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
DF Sebastián Pereira (1999-01-14) 14 January 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg Everton Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
DF Nicolás Ramírez (1997-05-01) 1 May 1997 (age 24)00 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 WD
DF Ignacio Tapia (1999-02-22) 22 February 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 WD
DF Guillermo Soto (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 27)00 Flag of Chile.svg Palestino v. Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay , 8 October 2020 INJ
DF Cristián Cuevas (1995-04-02) 2 April 1995 (age 26)10 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020

MF Luis Jiménez (1984-06-17) 17 June 1984 (age 37)283 Flag of Chile.svg Palestino v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 8 June 2021
MF Bryan Carrasco (1991-01-31) 31 January 1991 (age 30)41 Flag of Chile.svg Palestino v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 8 June 2021
MF Juan Leiva (1993-11-11) 11 November 1993 (age 27)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 8 June 2021
MF Pablo Parra (1994-07-23) 23 July 1994 (age 26)10 Flag of Mexico.svg Puebla Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021
MF Leonardo Gil (1991-05-31) 31 May 1991 (age 30)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021
MF Ángelo Araos (1997-01-06) 6 January 1997 (age 24)10 Flag of Brazil.svg Corinthians v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 26 March 2021
MF Ignacio Saavedra (1999-01-12) 12 January 1999 (age 22)10 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 26 March 2021
MF José Pedro Fuenzalida (1985-02-22) 22 February 1985 (age 36)555 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 26 March 2021 INJ
MF Rodrigo Echeverría (1995-05-17) 17 May 1995 (age 26)10 Flag of Chile.svg Everton Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
MF César Pérez (2002-11-29) 29 November 2002 (age 18)00 Flag of Chile.svg Magallanes Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
MF Jason Flores (1997-02-28) 28 February 1997 (age 24)00 Flag of Chile.svg Antofagasta Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
MF Álvaro Madrid (1995-04-05) 5 April 1995 (age 26)00 Flag of Chile.svg Everton Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
MF Camilo Moya (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
MF Israel Poblete (1995-06-22) 22 June 1995 (age 25)00 Flag of Chile.svg Huachipato Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 WD
MF Thomas Rodríguez (1996-04-05) 5 April 1996 (age 25)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 INJ
MF Lorenzo Reyes (1991-06-13) 13 June 1991 (age 30)101 Flag of Mexico.svg Mazatlán v. Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia , 13 October 2020
MF Diego Valdés (1994-01-30) 30 January 1994 (age 27)131 Flag of Mexico.svg Santos Laguna v. Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia , 13 October 2020 INJ
MF Joan Cruz (2003-04-04) 4 April 2003 (age 18)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020
MF Matías Sepúlveda (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg O'Higgins Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020
MF Brayan Véjar (1995-07-14) 14 July 1995 (age 25)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020
MF Jimmy Martínez (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 24)40 Flag of Chile.svg La Serena Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020 INJ

FW Fabián Orellana (1986-01-27) 27 January 1986 (age 35)442 Flag of Spain.svg Valladolid v. Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia , 8 June 2021
FW Marcos Bolados (1996-02-28) 28 February 1996 (age 25)31 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021
FW Iván Morales (1999-07-29) 29 July 1999 (age 21)10 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021
FW Ángelo Henríquez (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 27)132 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021 INJ
FW Julián Alfaro (2001-09-02) 2 September 2001 (age 19)00 Flag of Chile.svg Magallanes Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
FW Juan Carlos Gaete (1997-05-21) 21 May 1997 (age 24)00 Flag of Chile.svg Colo-Colo Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
FW Gonzalo Tapia (2002-02-18) 18 February 2002 (age 19)00 Flag of Chile.svg Universidad Católica Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
FW Jeisson Vargas (1997-09-15) 15 September 1997 (age 23)00 Flag of Chile.svg Unión La Calera Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021
FW Andrés Vilches (1992-01-14) 14 January 1992 (age 29)20 Flag of Chile.svg Unión La Calera v. Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela , 17 November 2020
FW Niklas Castro (1996-01-08) 8 January 1996 (age 25)10 Flag of Norway.svg Aalesund v. Flag of Venezuela (state).svg  Venezuela , 17 November 2020
FW Diego Rubio (1993-05-15) 15 May 1993 (age 28)90 Flag of the United States.svg Colorado Rapids v. Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru , 13 November 2020 COV
FW Leandro Benegas (1988-11-27) 27 November 1988 (age 32)00 Flag of Chile.svg Curicó Unido Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
FW Matías Cavalleri (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 23)00 Flag of Chile.svg Unión La Calera Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020
FW Víctor Dávila (1997-11-04) 4 November 1997 (age 23)20 Flag of Mexico.svg León v. Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia , 13 October 2020
FW Nicolás Guerra (1999-01-09) 9 January 1999 (age 22)00 Flag of Chile.svg Ñublense Microcycle, 16–19 September 2020

  • COV Withdrew from the squad due to quarantine or infection by COVID-19
  • INJ Withdrew from the squad due to injury
  • PRE Preliminary squad
  • SUS Withdrew from the squad due to suspension
  • WD Withdrew from the squad for non-injury related reasons.

Results and fixtures

2020

13 November 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Chile  Flag of Chile.svg2–0Flag of Peru (state).svg  Peru Santiago, Chile
20:00 UTC–3
Report Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Attendance: 0
Referee: Esteban Ostojich (Uruguay)

2021

26 March Friendly Chile  Flag of Chile.svg2–1Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia Rancagua, Chile
22:00 UTC–3
Report
Stadium: Estadio El Teniente
Referee: Juan Gabriel Benítez (Paraguay)
8 June 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification Chile  Flag of Chile.svg1–1Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia Santiago, Chile
21:30 UTC–4
Report
Stadium: Estadio Nacional
Attendance: 0
Referee: Eber Aquino (Paraguay)
18 June 2021 Copa América Chile  Flag of Chile.svg1–0Flag of Bolivia (state).svg  Bolivia Cuiabá, Brazil
17:00 UTC–4
Report Stadium: Arena Pantanal
Attendance: 0
Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano (Spain)
21 June 2021 Copa América Uruguay  Flag of Uruguay.svgvFlag of Chile.svg  Chile Cuiabá, Brazil
17:00 UTC–4 Stadium: Arena Pantanal
Attendance: 0

2022

Player records

As of 18 June 2021 [31]
Players in bold are still active, at least at club level.

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

 Champions   Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place  

FIFA World Cup record Qualification record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGASquadPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1930 Group stage5th320153 Squad Qualified as invitees
Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg 1934 WithdrewWithdrew
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg 1938
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1950 Group stage9th310256 Squad Qualified automatically
Flag of Switzerland.svg 1954 Did not qualify4004110
Flag of Sweden.svg 1958 4103210
Flag of Chile.svg 1962 Third place3rd6402108 Squad Qualified as hosts
Flag of England.svg 1966 Group stage13th301225 Squad 5311148
Flag of Mexico.svg 1970 Did not qualify412154
Flag of Germany.svg 1974 Group stage11th302112 Squad 531162
Flag of Argentina.svg 1978 Did not qualify421153
Flag of Spain.svg 1982 Group stage22nd300338 Squad 431060
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 1616th403158 Squad 167453218
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 1610th420235 Squad 1810353222
Flag of Brazil.svg 2014 9th421164 Squad 169162925
Flag of Russia.svg 2018 Did not qualify188282627
Flag of Qatar.svg 2022 To be determined In progress
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of Mexico.svg Flag of the United States.svg 2026 To be determined
TotalThird place9/2133117154049147622956218194

Copa América

South American Championship / Copa América record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGASquad
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1916 Fourth place4th3012211 Squad
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1917 Fourth place4th3003010 Squad
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1919 Fourth place4th3003112 Squad
Flag of Chile.svg 1920 Fourth place4th301224 Squad
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1921 Withdrew
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg 1922 Fifth place5th4013110 Squad
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1923 Withdrew
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1924 Fourth place4th3003110 Squad
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1925 Withdrew
Flag of Chile.svg 1926 Third place3rd4211146 Squad
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 Squad
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1937 Fifth place5th51131213 Squad
Flag of Peru (1825-1950).svg 1939 Fourth place4th4103812 Squad
Flag of Chile.svg 1941 Third place3rd420263 Squad
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1942 Sixth place6th6114415 Squad
Flag of Chile.svg 1945 Third place3rd6411155 Squad
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1946 Fifth place5th5203811 Squad
Flag of Ecuador (1900-2009).svg 1947 Fourth place4th74121413 Squad
Flag of Brazil.svg 1949 Fifth place5th72141014 Squad
Flag of Peru.svg 1953 Fourth place4th63121010 Squad
Flag of Chile.svg 1955 Runners-up2nd5311198 Squad
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1956 Runners-up2nd5302118 Squad
Flag of Peru.svg 1957 Sixth place6th6114917 Squad
Flag of Argentina (alternative).svg 1959 Fifth place5th6213914 Squad
Flag of Ecuador (1900-2009).svg 1959 Did not participate
Flag of Bolivia.svg 1963
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1967 Third place3rd522186 Squad
Flag of UNASUR.svg 1975 Group stage6th411276 Squad
Flag of UNASUR.svg 1979 Runners-up 2nd9432136 Squad
Flag of UNASUR.svg 1983 Group stage5th421182 Squad
Flag of Argentina.svg 1987 Runners-up 2nd430193 Squad
Flag of Brazil.svg 1989 Group stage5th420275 Squad
Flag of Chile.svg 1991 Third place3rd7322116 Squad
Flag of Ecuador (1900-2009).svg 1993 Group stage9th310234 Squad
Flag of Uruguay.svg 1995 Group stage11th301238 Squad
Flag of Bolivia.svg 1997 Group stage11th300315 Squad
Flag of Paraguay.svg 1999 Fourth place4th621387 Squad
Flag of Colombia.svg 2001 Quarter-finals7th420255 Squad
Flag of Peru.svg 2004 Group stage10th301224 Squad
Flag of Venezuela.svg 2007 Quarter-finals8th4112411 Squad
Flag of Argentina.svg 2011 Quarter-finals5th421154 Squad
Flag of Chile.svg 2015 Champions 1st6420134 Squad
Flag of the United States.svg 2016 Champions 1st6411165 Squad
Flag of Brazil.svg 2019 Fourth place4th621377 Squad
Flag of Brazil.svg 2021 Qualified
Flag of Ecuador.svg 2024 Qualified
Total2 Titles39/46183663186288311

FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGASquad
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 Squad
TotalRunners-up1/10513143

Olympic Games

Olympic Games record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGASquad
Flag of Greece (1822-1978).svg 1896 No football tournament
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg 1900 Did not participate
Flag of the United States (1896-1908).svg 1904
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 1908
Flag of Sweden.svg 1912
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg 1920
Flag of France (1794-1815, 1830-1958).svg 1924
Flag of the Netherlands.svg 1928 Consolation final10th311177 Squad
Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg 1932 No football tournament
Flag of Germany (1935-1945).svg 1936 Withdrew
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 1948 Did not participate
Flag of Finland.svg 1952 Preliminary round17th100145 Squad
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 1956 Did not participate
Flag of Italy.svg 1960 Did not qualify
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg 1964
Flag of Mexico.svg 1968
Flag of Germany.svg 1972
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 1976
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg 1980
Flag of the United States.svg 1984 Quarter-finals7th412122 Squad
Flag of Korea (1899).svg 1988 Did not qualify
Since 1992 See Chile Olympic football team
TotalQuarter-finals3/1986352720

Pan American Games

Pan American Games record
YearRoundPositionPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Argentina.svg 1951 Bronze medal3rd412186
Flag of Mexico.svg 1955 Did not participate
Flag of the United States.svg 1959
Flag of Brazil.svg 1963 Bronze medal3rd4211126
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 1967 Did not participate
Flag of Colombia.svg 1971
Flag of Mexico.svg 1975
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg 1979
Flag of Venezuela.svg 1983 Round 14th312032
Flag of the United States.svg 1987 Silver medal2nd522166
Flag of Cuba.svg 1991 Did not participate
Flag of Argentina.svg 1995 Quarter-finals7th411236
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 1999 Did not qualify
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg 2003
Flag of Brazil.svg 2007
Flag of Mexico.svg 2011
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015
Flag of Peru.svg 2019
Flag of Chile.svg 2023 Qualified as host
TotalSilver medal6/19207853226

Honours

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