Nicknamed 'La Roja' meaning the Red One, Chile currently play in the CONMEBOL confederation playing their home matches in red shirts, blue shorts and white socks. The nations last appeared in a major tournament at the 2011 Copa America where they topped Group C containing Uruguay, Peru and Mexico and they ended up losing to Venezuela 2-1 in the quarter-finals.
The Chilean national football team played their first international against Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the 27th of May 1910 losing 3-1. Chile play their home games wearing red shirts with blue shorts and white socks. The South American's best World Cup finish is third place in 1962, when the finals were in their home country. Chile beat Yugoslavia 1-0 in the third place match. Chile also have the unenviable reputation of having been banned from the World cup in 1994 following an incident over a firework in a qualifier with Brazil.
Simplistic style has been used as the main design criteria for Chile's new shirt collection for 2016 composed by Nike. Designed and produced for the team's 2016 Copa America Centenario campaign, Nike have issued Chile with arguably the cleanest look within the competition through one-colour base- [...]
2015 Copa America champions Chile have officially launched their new home and away kits for the 2015-16 international season [...]
Chile have officially released their new home and away kits for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil ahead of their friendly against Germany this week. Confirming our previous leak, the new Chile home shirt features the nation's trademark red colour along with white and blue trim on the collar, sides and [...]
Leonel Sanchez holds the record for the most number of caps with 84 followed by Nelson Tapia with 74 and Marcelo Salaz holds the record for the most goals with 37 followed by Ivan Zamorano with 34.
The nation have appeared in the FIFA World Cup on several occasions where they came 3rd place in the 1962 tournament which was also hosted in Chile.