Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Football in Chile
The Chilean national football team represents Chile in all international football competitions. The team is controlled by the Federación de Fútbol de Chile which was established in 1895, and is currently being coached under Claudio Borghi. They have appeared in seven World Cup tournaments and were hosts of the 1962 FIFA World Cup finishing in third place. Chile qualified in the 2010 World Cup by finishing second in the South American CONMEBOL qualifications, behind Brazil, and overall reaching round of 16 at the tournament. Currently, Chile is ranked 13th by the FIFA World Rankings.