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Chile National Football Team

Chile
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)
Association
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachReinaldo Rueda
CaptainGary Medel
Most capsAlexis Sánchez (132)
Top scorerAlexis Sánchez (43)
Home stadiumEstadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
FIFA codeCHI
FIFA ranking
Current 17 Steady(19 December 2019)[1]
Highest3 (April-May 2016)
Lowest84 (December 2002)
Elo ranking
Current 21 Decrease 4 (25 November 2019)[2]
Highest2 (7 July 2016)
Lowest59 (8 June 2003[3])
First international
 Argentina 3-1 Chile 
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 27 May 1910)
Biggest win
 Chile 7-0 Venezuela 
(Santiago, Chile; 29 August 1979)
 Chile 7-0 Armenia 
(Viña del Mar, Chile; 4 January 1997)
 Mexico 0-7 Chile 
(Santa Clara, California, United States; 18 June 2016)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 7-0 Chile 
(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 national football team (Selección masculina 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").[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 were 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.

History

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 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.

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.[]

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]

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.

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]

Home stadium

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

Chile first faced Peru in the 1935 South American Championship, losing 1-0.[25]

Sponsors

Managers

Players

Current squad

The following 19 players have been called up for the friendly match against Peru on 19 November 2019.[26][27] However, they have officially decided not to play this match to support the social movement in Chile.[28][29]
Caps and goals updated as of 15 October 2019 after the match against Guinea.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Claudio Bravo (1983-04-13) 13 April 1983 (age 36) 123 0 England Manchester City
1GK Gabriel Arias (1987-09-13) 13 September 1987 (age 32) 12 0 Argentina Racing

2DF Gary Medel (captain) (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 32) 126 7 Italy Bologna
2DF Mauricio Isla (1988-06-12) 12 June 1988 (age 31) 115 4 Turkey Fenerbahçe
2DF Guillermo Maripán (1994-05-06) 6 May 1994 (age 25) 24 2 Monaco Monaco
2DF Miiko Albornoz (1990-11-30) 30 November 1990 (age 29) 14 2 Germany Hannover 96
2DF Sebastián Vegas (1996-12-04) 4 December 1996 (age 23) 9 1 Mexico Morelia
2DF Francisco Sierralta (1997-05-06) 6 May 1997 (age 22) 2 0 Italy Empoli

3MF Arturo Vidal (1987-05-22) 22 May 1987 (age 32) 115 28 Spain Barcelona
3MF Charles Aránguiz (1989-04-17) 17 April 1989 (age 30) 78 7 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
3MF Erick Pulgar (1994-01-15) 15 January 1994 (age 26) 24 1 Italy Fiorentina
3MF Diego Valdés (1994-01-30) 30 January 1994 (age 25) 13 1 Mexico Santos Laguna
3MF Lorenzo Reyes (1991-06-13) 13 June 1991 (age 28) 10 1 Mexico Atlas
3MF Esteban Pavez (1990-05-01) 1 May 1990 (age 29) 8 0 United Arab Emirates Al-Nasr
3MF Claudio Baeza (1993-12-23) 23 December 1993 (age 26) 4 0 Mexico Necaxa
3MF Felipe Gallegos (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 28) 0 0 Mexico Atlético San Luis

4FW Felipe Mora (1993-08-02) 2 August 1993 (age 26) 5 1 Mexico UNAM
4FW Jean Meneses (1993-03-16) 16 March 1993 (age 26) 2 1 Mexico León
4FW Christian Bravo (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 26) 2 0 Uruguay Peñarol

Recent call-ups

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

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Gonzalo Collao (1997-09-09) 9 September 1997 (age 22) 1 0 Spain Extremadura v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019
GK Brayan Cortés (1995-03-11) 11 March 1995 (age 24) 3 0 Chile Colo-Colo v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
GK Yerko Urra (1996-07-09) 9 July 1996 (age 23) 0 0 Chile Huachipato 2019 Copa América
GK Zacarías López (1998-06-30) 30 June 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Chile Deportes La Serena Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
GK Luis Ureta (1999-03-08) 8 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0 Chile O'Higgins Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
GK Lawrence Vigouroux (1993-11-19) 19 November 1993 (age 26) 0 0 England Leyton Orient v.  United States, 26 March 2019

DF Óscar Opazo (1990-10-18) 18 October 1990 (age 29) 13 1 Chile Colo-Colo v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019
DF Alfonso Parot (1989-10-15) 15 October 1989 (age 30) 5 1 Chile Universidad Católica v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019
DF Paulo Díaz (1994-08-25) 25 August 1994 (age 25) 23 0 Argentina River Plate v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019 WD
DF Igor Lichnovsky (1994-03-07) 7 March 1994 (age 25) 7 0 Mexico Cruz Azul v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
DF José Bizama (1994-06-25) 25 June 1994 (age 25) 4 0 United States Houston Dynamo v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
DF Felipe Campos (1993-11-08) 8 November 1993 (age 26) 0 0 Chile Colo-Colo v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
DF Guillermo Soto (1994-01-10) 10 January 1994 (age 26) 0 0 Chile Palestino v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
DF Gonzalo Jara (1985-08-29) 29 August 1985 (age 34) 115 3 Argentina Estudiantes 2019 Copa América
DF Jean Beausejour RET (1984-06-01) 1 June 1984 (age 35) 107 6 Chile Universidad de Chile 2019 Copa América
DF Benjamín Kuscevic (1996-05-02) 2 May 1996 (age 23) 1 0 Chile Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Diego Carrasco (1995-05-25) 25 May 1995 (age 24) 0 0 Chile Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Diego González (1998-04-29) 29 April 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Chile O'Higgins Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Valber Huerta (1993-08-26) 26 August 1993 (age 26) 0 0 Chile Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Alex Ibacache (1999-01-11) 11 January 1999 (age 21) 0 0 Chile Everton Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Nicolás Ramírez (1997-05-01) 1 May 1997 (age 22) 0 0 Chile Huachipato Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Raimundo Rebolledo (1997-05-14) 14 May 1997 (age 22) 0 0 Chile Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Erick Wiemberg (1994-06-20) 20 June 1994 (age 25) 0 0 Chile Deportes Valdivia Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
DF Eugenio Mena (1988-07-18) 18 July 1988 (age 31) 56 3 Argentina Racing v.  United States, 26 March 2019

MF César Pinares (1991-05-23) 23 May 1991 (age 28) 9 1 Chile Universidad Católica v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019
MF Tomás Alarcón (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 20) 1 0 Chile O'Higgins v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
MF Felipe Gutiérrez (1990-10-08) 8 October 1990 (age 29) 35 4 United States Sporting Kansas City v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019 WD
MF José Pedro Fuenzalida (1985-02-22) 22 February 1985 (age 34) 53 5 Chile Universidad Católica 2019 Copa América
MF Pablo Hernández (1986-10-24) 24 October 1986 (age 33) 30 3 Argentina Independiente 2019 Copa América
MF Jimmy Martínez (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 22) 4 0 Chile Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Gabriel Suazo (1997-08-09) 9 August 1997 (age 22) 1 0 Chile Colo-Colo Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Carlos Lobos (1997-02-21) 21 February 1997 (age 22) 0 0 Chile Everton Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Ignacio Saavedra (1999-01-12) 12 January 1999 (age 21) 0 0 Chile Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Matías Sepúlveda (1999-03-12) 12 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0 Chile O'Higgins Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
MF Jason Flores (1997-02-28) 28 February 1997 (age 22) 0 0 Chile Deportes Antofagasta Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019 INJ

FW Nicolás Castillo (1993-02-14) 14 February 1993 (age 26) 24 4 Mexico América v.  Peru, 19 November 2019 INJ
FW Diego Rubio (1993-05-15) 15 May 1993 (age 26) 9 0 United States Colorado Rapids v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019
FW Niklas Castro [30] (1996-01-08) 8 January 1996 (age 24) 0 0 Norway Aalesund v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019
FW Alexis Sánchez (1988-12-19) 19 December 1988 (age 31) 132 43 Italy Internazionale v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019 INJ
FW Fabián Orellana (1986-01-27) 27 January 1986 (age 33) 41 2 Spain Eibar v.  Guinea, 15 October 2019 WD
FW Eduardo Vargas (1989-11-20) 20 November 1989 (age 30) 91 38 Mexico UANL v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
FW Ángelo Sagal (1993-04-18) 18 April 1993 (age 26) 18 2 Mexico Juárez v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
FW Ignacio Jeraldino (1995-12-06) 6 December 1995 (age 24) 4 0 Mexico Atlas v.  Honduras, 10 September 2019
FW Junior Fernandes (1988-04-10) 10 April 1988 (age 31) 19 0 Turkey Alanyaspor 2019 Copa América
FW Edson Puch (1986-04-09) 9 April 1986 (age 33) 20 2 Chile Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Iván Morales (1999-07-27) 27 July 1999 (age 20) 1 0 Chile Colo-Colo Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Andrés Vilches (1992-01-14) 14 January 1992 (age 28) 1 0 Chile Unión La Calera Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Matías Cavalleri (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 21) 0 0 Chile Curicó Unido Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Nicolás Guerra (1999-01-09) 9 January 1999 (age 21) 0 0 Chile Universidad de Chile Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019
FW Diego Valencia (2000-01-14) 14 January 2000 (age 20) 0 0 Chile Universidad Católica Microcycle, 15-16 April 2019

  • Microcycle 15-16 April 2019 Training camp to 2019 Copa América[31][32][33]
  • 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

2019

2020

Records

Competitive record

FIFA World Cup

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup Qualification record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Uruguay 1930 Group Stage 5th 3 2 0 1 5 3 Qualified as invitees
Italy 1934 Withdrew Withdrew
France 1938
Brazil 1950 Group Stage 9th 3 1 0 2 5 6 Qualified automatically
Switzerland 1954 Did not qualify 4 0 0 4 1 10
Sweden 1958 4 1 0 3 2 10
Chile 1962 Third Place 3rd 6 4 0 2 10 8 Qualified as hosts
England 1966 Group Stage 13th 3 0 1 2 2 5 5 3 1 1 14 8
Mexico 1970 Did not qualify 4 1 2 1 5 4
West Germany 1974 Group Stage 11th 3 0 2 1 1 2 5 3 1 1 6 2
Argentina 1978 Did not qualify 4 2 1 1 5 3
Spain 1982 Group Stage 22nd 3 0 0 3 3 8 4 3 1 0 6 0
Mexico 1986 Did not qualify 9 5 2 2 18 12
Italy 1990 4 2 1 1 9 4
United States 1994 Banned Banned
France 1998 Round of 16 16th 4 0 3 1 5 8 16 7 4 5 32 18
South Korea Japan 2002 Did not qualify 18 3 3 12 15 27
Germany 2006 18 5 7 6 18 22
South Africa 2010 Round of 16 10th 4 2 0 2 3 5 18 10 3 5 32 22
Brazil 2014 9th 4 2 1 1 6 4 16 9 1 6 29 25
Russia 2018 Did not qualify 18 8 2 8 26 27
Qatar 2022 To be determined To be determined
CanadaMexicoUnited States 2026
Total Third Place 9/23 33 11 7 15 40 49 147 62 29 56 218 194

FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
Saudi Arabia 1992 Did Not Qualify
Saudi Arabia 1995
Saudi Arabia 1997
Mexico 1999
South Korea Japan 2001
France 2003
Germany 2005
South Africa 2009
Brazil 2013
Russia 2017 Runners-up 2nd 5 1 3 1 4 3
Total Runners-up 1/10 5 1 3 1 4 3

Copa América

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

South American Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
Argentina 1916 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 1 2 2 11
Uruguay 1917 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 0 3 0 10
Brazil 1919 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 0 3 1 12
Chile 1920 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 1 2 2 4
Argentina 1921 Withdrew
Brazil 1922 Fifth Place 5th 4 0 1 3 1 10
Uruguay 1923 Withdrew
Uruguay 1924 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 0 3 1 10
Argentina 1925 Withdrew
Chile 1926 Third Place 3rd 4 2 1 1 14 6
Peru 1927 Withdrew
Argentina 1929 Did not participate
Peru 1935 Fourth Place 4th 3 0 0 3 2 7
Argentina 1937 Fifth Place 5th 5 1 1 3 12 13
Peru 1939 Fourth Place 4th 4 1 0 3 8 12
Chile 1941 Third Place 3rd 4 2 0 2 6 3
Uruguay 1942 Sixth Place 6th 6 1 1 4 4 15
Chile 1945 Third Place 3rd 6 4 1 1 15 5
Argentina 1946 Fifth Place 5th 5 2 0 3 8 11
Ecuador 1947 Fourth Place 4th 7 4 1 2 14 13
Brazil 1949 Fifth Place 5th 7 2 1 4 10 14
Peru 1953 Fourth Place 4th 6 3 1 2 10 10
Chile 1955 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 1 1 19 8
Uruguay 1956 Runners-up 2nd 5 3 0 2 11 8
Peru 1957 Sixth Place 6th 6 1 1 4 9 17
Argentina 1959 Fifth Place 5th 6 2 1 3 9 14
Ecuador 1959 Did not participate
Bolivia 1963
Uruguay 1967 Third Place 3rd 5 2 2 1 8 6
Total Runners-up 22/29 103 33 15 55 166 219
Copa América record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
Location South America.png 1975 Group Stage 6th 4 1 1 2 7 6
Location South America.png 1979 Runners-up 2nd 9 4 3 2 13 6
Location South America.png 1983 Group Stage 5th 4 2 1 1 8 2
Argentina 1987 Runners-up 2nd 4 3 0 1 9 3
Brazil 1989 Group Stage 5th 4 2 0 2 7 5
Chile 1991 Third Place 3rd 7 3 2 2 11 6
Ecuador 1993 Group Stage 9th 3 1 0 2 3 4
Uruguay 1995 Group Stage 11th 3 0 1 2 3 8
Bolivia 1997 Group Stage 11th 3 0 0 3 1 5
Paraguay 1999 Fourth Place 4th 6 2 1 3 8 7
Colombia 2001 Quarter-Finals 7th 4 2 0 2 5 5
Peru 2004 Group Stage 10th 3 0 1 2 2 4
Venezuela 2007 Quarter-Finals 8th 4 1 1 2 4 11
Argentina 2011 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 5 4
Chile 2015 Champions 1st 6 4 2 0 13 4
United States 2016 Champions 1st 6 4 1 1 16 5
Brazil 2019 Fourth Place 4th 6 2 1 3 7 7
Argentina Colombia 2020 Qualified
Ecuador 2024
Total 2 Titles 17/17 80 33 16 31 122 92

Summer Olympics

     Gold        Silver        Bronze  

Olympics Record
Year Host Result GP W D L GS GA
1896 Greece Athens No football tournament
1900 France Paris Did not participate
1904 United States St. Louis
1908 United Kingdom London
1912 Sweden Stockholm
1920 Belgium Antwerp
1924 France Paris
1928 Netherlands Amsterdam Consolation final 3 1 1 1 7 7
1932 United States Los Angeles No football tournament
1936 Germany Berlin Withdrew
1948 United Kingdom London Did not participate
1952 Finland Helsinki Preliminary round 1 0 0 1 4 5
1956 Australia Melbourne Did not participate
1960 Italy Rome Did not qualify
1964 Japan Tokyo
1968 Mexico Mexico City
1972 West Germany Munich
1976 Canada Montreal
1980 Soviet Union Moscow
1984 United States Los Angeles Quarter-finals 4 1 2 1 2 2
1988 South Korea Seoul Did not qualify
1992-present See Chile Olympic football team
Total 3/18 8 6 3 5 27 20

Pan American Games

Pan American Games record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA
1951 Third place 3rd 4 1 2 1 8 6
1955 and 1959 Did not participate
1963 Third place 3rd 4 2 1 1 12 6
1967 to 1979 Did not participate
1983 Round 1 3 1 2 0 3 2
1987 Runners-up 2nd 5 2 2 1 6 6
1991 Did not participate
1995 Quarterfinals 4 1 1 2 3 6
1999 to 2019 Did not participate
2023 Qualified as host
Total Runners-up 6/19 20 7 8 5 32 26

Honours

Minor titles

See also

Notes

  • In 2010, Chicago-based rock band Manwomanchild released the song "Chile La Roja" in support of Chile's 2010 World Cup team.[35][36][37]

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  4. ^ After 1988, the tournament has been restricted to squads with no more than 3 players over the age of 23, and these matches are not regarded as part of the national team's record, nor are caps awarded.
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Preceded by
2011 Uruguay 
Copa América Champions
2015 (1st title)
2016 (2nd title)
Succeeded by
Incumbents

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