Chile national football team

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Chile
Nickname(s)La Roja (The Red One) (El equipo de todos)
AssociationFederación de Fútbol de Chile (FFCh)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachReinaldo Rueda
CaptainGary Medel
Most capsAlexis Sánchez (124)
Top scorerAlexis Sánchez (41)
Home stadiumEstadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos
FIFA codeCHI
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 13 Steady (7 February 2019)[1]
Highest3 (April–May 2016)
Lowest84 (December 2002)
Elo ranking
Current 17 Decrease 2 (3 March 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 [[File:{{{flag alias-1954}}}|23x15px|border |alt=|link=]]
(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)

Chile national football team is the national football team of Chile.

Most appearances[change | change source]

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Claudio Bravo 97 0 2004-
2 Alexis Sánchez 89 31 2006-
3 Leonel Sánchez 85 27 1955-1968
4 Gary Medel 83 7 2007-
4 Gonzalo Jara 83 3 2006-
6 Nelson Tapia 73 0 1994-2005
7 Arturo Vidal 71 12 2007-
7 Jorge Valdivia 71 7 2004-
7 Jean Beausejour 71 6 2004-
10 Marcelo Salas 70 37 1994-2007
10 Alberto Fouillioux 70 12 1960-1972
  • If a player's name is in bold, that means that they are still playing international football.

Top scorers[change | change source]

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Alexis Sánchez 43 132 2006-
2 Eduardo Vargas 38 91 2009-
3 Marcelo Salas 37 70 1994-2007
4 Iván Zamorano 34 69 1987-2001
5 Carlos Caszely 29 48 1969-1985
6 Leonel Sánchez 24 85 1955-1968
7 Jorge Aravena 22 37 1983-1989
8 Humberto Suazo 21 60 2005-2013
9 Carlos Campos 18 42 1960-1967
9 Juan Carlos Letelier 18 57 1979-1989
11 Enrique Hormazábal 17 43 1950-1963

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 7 February 2019. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. "World Football Elo Ratings: Chile". eloratings.net. World Football Elo Ratings. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  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.