Chile national football 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"). 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.
|Nickname(s)||La Roja (The Red One)|
|Association||Federación de Fútbol de Chile (FFCh)|
|Confederation||CONMEBOL (South America)|
|Head coach||Martín Lasarte|
|Most caps||Alexis Sánchez (139)|
|Top scorer||Alexis Sánchez (46)|
|Home stadium||Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos|
|Current||23 3 (16 September 2021)|
|Highest||3 (April–May 2016)|
|Lowest||84 (December 2002)|
| Argentina 3–1 Chile |
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 27 May 1910)
| 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, United States; 18 June 2016)
| Brazil 7–0 Chile |
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 17 September 1959)
|Appearances||9 (first in 1930)|
|Best result||Third place (1962)|
|Appearances||40 (first in 1916)|
|Best result||Champions (2015, 2016)|
|Appearances||2 (first in 1952)|
|Best result||Runners-up (1952)|
|FIFA Confederations Cup|
|Appearances||1 (first in 2017)|
|Best result||Runners-up (2017)|
Chile won their first Copa América title on home soil at the 2015 Copa América, defeating Argentina in the final. They successfully defended their title in another final against Argentina won on penalties at Copa América Centenario the following year in the United States. 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.
The Federación de Fútbol de Chile is the second oldest South American federation, having been founded in Valparaíso on 19 June 1895. 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, 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. 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, 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 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. 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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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 was supposed to last until the 2022 FIFA World Cup, but ended prematurely when the Chilean Football Federation sued Nike for missing payments in 2021. This dispute lead to Chile blocking the Nike patch with a flag during the 2021 Copa América. On September 1, 2021, it was announced that Adidas will be the new one in charge of dressing the Chilean National Team until 2026.
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. 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.
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.
The Chile–Peru football rivalry is known in Spanish as the Clásico del Pacífico ("Pacific Derby"). The rivalry is considered to be one of the fiercest rivalries in the world, with CNN World Sport editor Greg Duke ranking it among the top ten football rivalries in the world. The rivalry between Chile and Peru stems from historical politics, border disputes, and the War of the Pacific, with the rivalry producing some of the most intense matches in South American footballing history.
Chile first faced Peru in the 1935 South American Championship, losing 1–0.
- Coca-Cola/Powerade (since 1962 FIFA World Cup/2020)
- Sodimac (since 2007)
- Cerveza Cristal (since 2007)
- Santander (since 2015)
- Chilevisión/TNT Sports Chile (TV broadcaster of Chile's qualifying and friendly matches) (since 2018/2021)
- Arauco (since 2018)
- Claro (since 2019)
- ProChile (since 2020)
- Rappi (since 2020)
- Betsson (since 2021)
- LATAM (since 2021)
|1973||Le Coq Sportif|
The following players were called up to the squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia on 2, 5 and 9 September 2021, respectively.
Caps and goals updated as of 9 September 2021, after the match against Colombia.
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Claudio Bravo (captain)||13 April 1983||136||0||Betis|
|12||GK||Gabriel Arias||13 September 1987||13||0||Racing|
|23||GK||Gabriel Castellón||8 September 1993||0||0||Huachipato|
|2||DF||Eugenio Mena||18 July 1988||65||3||Racing|
|3||DF||Guillermo Maripán||6 May 1994||32||2||Monaco|
|4||DF||Mauricio Isla||12 June 1988||128||4||Flamengo|
|5||DF||Paulo Díaz||25 August 1994||30||0||River Plate|
|6||DF||Enzo Roco||16 August 1992||30||1||Elche|
|15||DF||Nicolás Díaz||20 May 1999||3||0||Mazatlán|
|17||DF||Gary Medel||3 August 1987||137||7||Bologna|
|18||DF||Valber Huerta||26 August 1993||0||0||Universidad Católica|
|8||MF||Arturo Vidal||22 May 1987||127||32||Internazionale|
|10||MF||Luis Jiménez||17 June 1984||30||3||Palestino|
|13||MF||Erick Pulgar||15 January 1994||34||2||Fiorentina|
|14||MF||Diego Valdés||30 January 1994||15||1||Santos Laguna|
|16||MF||Claudio Baeza||23 December 1993||10||0||Toluca|
|19||MF||Tomás Alarcón||19 January 1999||8||0||Cádiz|
|20||MF||Charles Aránguiz||17 April 1989||90||7||Bayer Leverkusen|
|22||MF||Marcelino Núñez||1 March 2000||1||0||Universidad Católica|
|MF||Pablo Galdames||30 December 1996||7||0||Genoa|
|MF||Marcelo Allende||7 April 1999||0||0||Torque|
|7||FW||Iván Morales||29 July 1999||3||0||Colo-Colo|
|9||FW||Jean Meneses||16 March 1993||14||3||León|
|11||FW||Diego Valencia||14 January 2000||2||0||Universidad Católica|
|21||FW||Carlos Palacios||20 July 2000||7||0||Internacional|
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||Brayan Cortés||11 March 1995||4||0||Colo-Colo||Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021|
|GK||Zacarías López||30 June 1998||0||0||La Serena||Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021|
|GK||Diego Carreño||26 April 2002||0||0||O'Higgins||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|GK||Julio Fierro||9 April 2002||0||0||Colo-Colo||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|GK||Omar Carabalí||12 June 1997||0||0||Colo-Colo||v. Venezuela, 17 November 2020|
|DF||Francisco Sierralta||6 May 1997||8||0||Watford||v. Colombia, 9 September 2021 WD|
|DF||Sebastián Vegas||4 December 1996||14||1||Monterrey||v. Colombia, 9 September 2021 SUS|
|DF||Daniel González||20 February 2002||1||0||Santiago Wanderers||2021 Copa América|
|DF||Jean Beausejour||1 June 1984||109||6||Coquimbo Unido||v. Bolivia, 8 June 2021|
|DF||Yonathan Andía||6 August 1992||1||0||Universidad de Chile||v. Bolivia, 8 June 2021|
|DF||Erick Wiemberg||20 June 1994||1||0||Unión La Calera||v. Bolivia, 26 March 2021|
|DF||Bruno Gutiérrez||25 July 2002||0||0||Colo-Colo||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|DF||Joaquín Gutiérrez||4 July 2002||0||0||Huachipato||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|DF||Ignacio Mesina||16 January 2001||0||0||Palestino||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|DF||Pedro Navarro||30 March 2001||0||0||Barnechea||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|DF||Jeyson Rojas||23 January 2002||0||0||Colo-Colo||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|DF||Sebastián Cabrera||16 March 1998||0||0||Palestino||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|DF||Diego Carrasco||25 May 1995||0||0||Universidad de Chile||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|DF||Luis Pavez||17 September 1995||0||0||Juárez||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|DF||Sebastián Pereira||14 January 1999||0||0||Everton||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|DF||Nicolás Ramírez||1 May 1997||0||0||Huachipato||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 WD|
|DF||Ignacio Tapia||22 February 1999||0||0||Huachipato||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 WD|
|DF||Guillermo Soto||10 January 1994||0||0||Palestino||v. Uruguay, 8 October 2020 INJ|
|MF||César Pinares||23 May 1991||18||1||Altay||2021 Copa América|
|MF||Pablo Aránguiz||17 March 1997||1||0||Universidad de Chile||2021 Copa América|
|MF||Bryan Carrasco||31 January 1991||4||1||Palestino||v. Bolivia, 8 June 2021|
|MF||Juan Leiva||11 November 1993||0||0||Universidad Católica||v. Bolivia, 8 June 2021|
|MF||Pablo Parra||23 July 1994||1||0||Puebla||Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021|
|MF||Leonardo Gil||31 May 1991||0||0||Colo-Colo||Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021|
|MF||Ángelo Araos||6 January 1997||1||0||Corinthians||v. Bolivia, 26 March 2021|
|MF||Ignacio Saavedra||12 January 1999||1||0||Universidad Católica||v. Bolivia, 26 March 2021|
|MF||José Pedro Fuenzalida||22 February 1985||55||5||Universidad Católica||v. Bolivia, 26 March 2021 INJ|
|MF||Rodrigo Echeverría||17 May 1995||1||0||Everton||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|MF||César Pérez||29 November 2002||0||0||Magallanes||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|MF||Jason Flores||28 February 1997||0||0||Antofagasta||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|MF||Álvaro Madrid||5 April 1995||0||0||Everton||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|MF||Camilo Moya||19 March 1998||0||0||Universidad de Chile||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|MF||Israel Poblete||22 June 1995||0||0||Huachipato||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 WD|
|MF||Thomas Rodríguez||5 April 1996||0||0||Universidad de Chile||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020 INJ|
|MF||Lorenzo Reyes||13 June 1991||10||1||Unattached||v. Colombia, 13 October 2020|
|FW||Ben Brereton||18 April 1999||5||1||Blackburn Rovers||v. Colombia, 9 September 2021 WD|
|FW||Eduardo Vargas||20 November 1989||102||40||Atlético Mineiro||v. Colombia, 9 September 2021 SUS|
|FW||Robbie Robinson||17 December 1998||0||0||Inter Miami||v. Brazil, 2 September 2021 WD|
|FW||Alexis Sánchez||19 December 1988||139||46||Internazionale||2021 Copa América|
|FW||Felipe Mora||2 August 1993||8||1||Portland Timbers||2021 Copa América|
|FW||Luciano Arriagada||20 April 2002||1||0||Colo-Colo||2021 Copa América|
|FW||Clemente Montes||25 April 2001||1||0||Universidad Católica||2021 Copa América|
|FW||Fabián Orellana||27 January 1986||44||2||Universidad Católica||v. Bolivia, 8 June 2021|
|FW||Marcos Bolados||28 February 1996||3||1||Colo-Colo||Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021|
|FW||Ángelo Henríquez||13 April 1994||13||2||Fortaleza||Microcycle, 17–19 May 2021 INJ|
|FW||Julián Alfaro||2 September 2001||0||0||Magallanes||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|FW||Juan Carlos Gaete||21 May 1997||0||0||Cobresal||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|FW||Gonzalo Tapia||18 February 2002||0||0||Universidad Católica||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|FW||Jeisson Vargas||15 September 1997||0||0||Unión La Calera||Microcycle, 11–13 March 2021|
|FW||Andrés Vilches||14 January 1992||2||0||Unión La Calera||v. Venezuela, 17 November 2020|
|FW||Niklas Castro||8 January 1996||1||0||Aalesund||v. Venezuela, 17 November 2020|
|FW||Diego Rubio||15 May 1993||9||0||Colorado Rapids||v. Peru, 13 November 2020 COV|
|FW||Leandro Benegas||27 November 1988||0||0||Curicó Unido||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|FW||Matías Cavalleri||8 April 1998||0||0||Palestino||Microcycle, 22–24 October 2020|
|FW||Víctor Dávila||4 November 1997||2||0||León||v. Colombia, 13 October 2020|
Results and fixturesEdit
|8 October 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Uruguay||2–1||Chile||Montevideo, Uruguay|
||Stadium: Estadio Centenario|
Referee: Éber Aquino (Paraguay)
|13 October 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||2–2||Colombia||Santiago, Chile|
|21:30 UTC–3||Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
Referee: Darío Herrera (Argentina)
|13 November 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||2–0||Peru||Santiago, Chile|
||Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
Referee: Esteban Ostojich (Uruguay)
|17 November 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Venezuela||2–1||Chile||Caracas, Venezuela|
||Stadium: Estadio Olímpico de la UCV|
Referee: Patricio Loustau (Argentina)
|26 March Friendly||Chile||2–1||Bolivia||Rancagua, Chile|
||Stadium: Estadio El Teniente|
Referee: Juan Gabriel Benítez (Paraguay)
|3 June 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Argentina||1–1||Chile||Santiago del Estero, Argentina|
||Stadium: Estadio Único|
Referee: Jesús Valenzuela (Venezuela)
|8 June 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||1–1||Bolivia||Santiago, Chile|
||Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
Referee: Eber Aquino (Paraguay)
|14 June 2021 Copa América||Argentina||1–1||Chile||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
||Stadium: Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos|
Referee: Wilmar Roldán (Colombia)
|18 June 2021 Copa América||Chile||1–0||Bolivia||Cuiabá, Brazil|
||Report||Stadium: Arena Pantanal|
Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano (Spain)
|21 June 2021 Copa América||Uruguay||1–1||Chile||Cuiabá, Brazil|
||Stadium: Arena Pantanal|
Referee: Raphael Claus (Brazil)
|24 June 2021 Copa América||Chile||0–2||Paraguay||Brasília, Brazil|
|21:00 UTC–3||Report||Stadium: Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha|
Referee: Wilmar Roldán (Colombia)
|2 July 2021 Copa América||Brazil||1–0||Chile||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
||Report||Stadium: Estádio Olímpico Nilton Santos|
Referee: Patricio Loustau (Argentina)
|2 September 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||0–1||Brazil||Santiago, Chile|
||Stadium: Estadio Monumental David Arellano|
Referee: Diego Haro (Peru)
|5 September 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Ecuador||0–0||Chile||Quito, Ecuador|
|16:00 UTC–5||Report||Stadium: Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado|
Referee: Facundo Tello (Argentina)
|9 September 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Colombia||3–1||Chile||Barranquilla, Colombia|
||Stadium: Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez|
Referee: Andrés Cunha (Uruguay)
|7 October 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Peru||v||Chile||Lima, Peru|
|20:00 UTC–5||Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
|10 October 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||v||Paraguay||Santiago, Chile|
|21:00 UTC–3||Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
|14 October 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||v||Venezuela||Santiago, Chile|
|21:00 UTC–3||Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
|11 November 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Paraguay||v||Chile||Asunción, Paraguay|
|Report||Stadium: Defensores del Chaco|
|16 November 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||v||Ecuador||Santiago, Chile|
|Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
|27 January 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Chile||v||Argentina||Santiago, Chile|
|Report||Stadium: Estadio Nacional|
|1 February 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification||Bolivia||v||Chile||La Paz, Bolivia|
|Stadium: Estadio Hernando Siles|
- As of 9 September 2021
- Players in bold are still active, at least at club level.
Most capped playersEdit
FIFA World CupEdit
Champions Runners-up Third place Fourth place
|FIFA World Cup record||Qualification record|
|1930||Group stage||5th||3||2||0||1||5||3||Squad||Qualified as invitees|
|1950||Group stage||9th||3||1||0||2||5||6||Squad||Qualified automatically|
|1954||Did not qualify||4||0||0||4||1||10|
|1962||Third place||3rd||6||4||0||2||10||8||Squad||Qualified as hosts|
|1970||Did not qualify||4||1||2||1||5||4|
|1978||Did not qualify||4||2||1||1||5||3|
|1986||Did not qualify||9||5||2||2||18||12|
|1998||Round of 16||16th||4||0||3||1||5||8||Squad||16||7||4||5||32||18|
|2002||Did not qualify||18||3||3||12||15||27|
|2010||Round of 16||10th||4||2||0||2||3||5||Squad||18||10||3||5||32||22|
|2018||Did not qualify||18||8||2||8||26||27|
|2022||To be determined||In progress|
|2026||To be determined|
|South American Championship / Copa América record|
|1929||Did not participate|
|1959||Did not participate|
FIFA Confederations CupEdit
|FIFA Confederations Cup record|
|1992||Did not qualify|
|Olympic Games record|
|1896||No football tournament|
|1900||Did not participate|
|1932||No football tournament|
|1948||Did not participate|
|1956||Did not participate|
|1960||Did not qualify|
|1988||Did not qualify|
|Since 1992||See Chile Olympic football team|
Pan American GamesEdit
|Pan American Games record|
|1955||Did not participate|
|1967||Did not participate|
|1991||Did not participate|
|1999||Did not qualify|
|2023||Qualified as host|
- FIFA World Cup
- Third place (1): 1962
- South American Championship / Copa América
- FIFA Confederations Cup
- Runners-up (1): 2017
- Panamerican Championship
- Runners-up (1): 1952
- Olympic football tournament
- Bronze Medal (1): 2000
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