Copa America 2019: Chile determined to leave legacy as 'triple champions', says midfielder Arturo Vidal
Title holders Chile are gunning to become only the second team to win the title thrice in a row after Argentina did so from 1945-47
Copa America 2019: Eduardo Vargas scores brace as Chile begin title defence with emphatic win over Japan
Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defence of their Copa America crown with an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Japan in Sao Paulo on Monday.Erick Pulgar had opened the scoring for Chile in the first half before Vargas doubled the 2015 and 2016 champions' advantage with a deflected second-half strike.
Confederations Cup 2017: Chile's Alexis Sanchez desperate to show Arsenal his worth ahead of crucial game
Sanchez, 28, surpassed former La Roja star Marcelo Salas with his 38th international goal in Thursday's 1-1 draw with world champions Germany in Russia.
FIFA's newest technological addition Video Assistant Referee (VAR) makes its international debut at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Arturo Vidal's late header helped Chile to a 2-0 win over Cameroon in their Confederations Cup Group B opener in Moscow on Sunday, as the video assistant referee played a prominent role.
The Copa America has been a solid platform for Chile to make a statement. A good showing in the World Cup, where they have struggled to shine, will redefine this position
Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, Francisco Silva converted Chile's shootout finale and La Roja won their second straight Copa America title by beating Argentina 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 0-0 tie
Eduardo Vargas will aim to extend his astonishing goalscoring record in the Copa America on Wednesday, when holders Chile face Colombia in the second semi-final
Eduardo Vargas scored four goals as defending champions Chile sent Mexico spinning to a historic 7-0 defeat. Chile will now face Colombia in the semi-finals of the Copa America Centenario on Wednesday
Alexis Sanchez and Eduardo Vargas scored two goals each as Chile advanced to the quarter-finals of the Copa America on Tuesday with a 4-2 victory over Panama
Vargas had given Chile a controversial lead after 42 minutes, prodding home from close range after the referee's assistant failed to spot a fractional offside.
Chile have qualified for the knockout stages for the fourth time in history. In each of the three World Cups in which they reached the knockout phase (1962, 1998 and 2010), they were eliminated by Brazil.
It took some getting used to and perhaps it got boring only because no team in the world had an answer to Spain's approach.
If the World Cup loss signals the end of a generation or an era, Spain's doubters should brace themselves for the next one to be as dangerous.
Spain's second loss, after a 5-1 rout by the Netherlands, ended any hope of advancing.
The kings of football vacated their throne less than five hours after King Juan Carlos of Spain formally abdicated.