The Chilean national football team represents Chile in major international football competitions. This team is entirely controlled by the Federación de Fútbol de Chile, established in 1895. This team has appeared in 8 World Cup matches and hosted the FIFA World Cup in 1962, where they finished in the third place.
The captain of this team is Claudio Bravo, with Marcelo Bielsa being the head coach. Leonel Sanchez was one such player of this team who had made maximum caps of 84 while the top scorer with 37 goals was made by Marcelo Salas.
The Home Stadium of this team is Estadio Nacional. The team play their qualifying matches at this stadium situated in Santiago in Chile. Opened in 1938, the stadium has a capacity of 62,000 spectators, surpassing to around 75,000 audience seating capacity. Till date, the stadium has hosted around four Copa America finals, along with the final matches of FIFA World Cup in 1962 and the FIFA World Youth Championship in 1987.
The kit of this team is comprised of a red jersey with blue shorts and white socks. The away jersey includes a white jersey, white shorts and blue socks. This color combination of red, white and blue was featured in Copa America edition in 1947 and has remained intact since then. The entire kit like the team’s clothes, balls and the referee’s clothes are supplied by Brooks.
Till date, the Chile National Football team has made 8 appearances with their first appearance being in 1930. Their best performance was in 1962 when they got placed in the third place. At the Copa America, this team made 35 appearances with their first match being in 1916. Their best performance was in 1955, 1956, 1979 and in 1987 where they were placed in the second place.