Everybody Loves Red
The Federación de Fútbol de Chile is the second oldest South American federation, having been founded in the port city of Valparaiso on June 19, 1895. Chile was one of the thirteen national teams that competed in the inaugural World Cup™ in 1930. Overall, “La Roja” has appeared in eight FIFA World Cup™ tournaments and played host in 1962, where they achieved their biggest success by finishing in Third Place.
|Known For:||Roberto Cereceda|
|Nickname:||La Roja (The Red One), El Equipo de Todos (Everybody's team)|
Third Place in the 1962 FIFA World Cup™
8 FIFA World Cup™ Qualifications1930, 1950, 1962, 1966, 1974, 1982, 1998, 2010
Second Place in the Copa América1955, 1956, 1979, 1987
Round of 16 in the FIFA World Cup™1998, 2010