Chile is one of the most loved teams in the world. They are participating in the biggest tournament of South America – Copa America. The Chile team is often popularly known as La Roja (“The Red One”). Chile has made their mark on world football and are considered as one of the contenders to win Copa America 2021. In their nine FIFA World Cup performances, Chile hosted the 19622 World Cup and finished third in the tournament. This is the highest position secured by Chile in a FIFA tournament.
The Copa America 2021 will kick off on 13th June and so here we are sharing the details of Chile’s national team.
Chile Football Team Past Performance in Copa America History
Chile has been part of Copa America since 1916. The Chile team performed well in most of the editions but failed to get their hands on the trophy. The team finished fourth for 11 times, came third for 5 times while twice they lost in the finals to end up runner up. After all these results, finally, in 2015 Copa America, Chile defeated Argentina to win their maiden Copa America. The very next year in 2016, Copa America completed 100 years so a special edition was held. Chile successfully defended its title at Copa America 2016 to be crowned as two-time champions.
Chile Football Team Squad for Copa America 2021
As the preparations for the 2021 Copa America are still going on, the team management is yet to announce the final team members for team Chile for the tournament.
We will update the complete Chile football team squad for Copa America 2021 once the team is officially announced.
Who is the Captain of the Chile Football Team?
The Chile goalkeeper, Claudio Bravo is the captain of the Chile football national team. Claudio Bravo currently plays for the Spanish club Real Betis.
Chile Coaching Staff & Head Coach
The complete information regarding the Chile coaching staff is unavailable at the moment. We will update as soon as the official announcement is done.
Chile Team Fixtures, Schedule for Copa America 2021
Chile is one of the ten participating teams in Copa America. They are drawn in Group A and will face Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay. The Chile team will kick off their campaign with the opening match of Copa America against hosts Argentina at Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires.