If you want to know about soccer you should know some interesting facts about Chile and their soccer facts. Actually, this may be very interesting if you are the kind of “researcher fan” who will try to know more than the other fans around you.
In 1990, Chile was banned because there was a very weird incident against Brazil in the finals in Italy. Fifa banned Chile because the goalkeeper, Rojas, said that he was injured and this was not true. He stated that there was a smoke bomb that the crowd threw him. The blood that he supposedly had was a capsule that he burst on himself according to Fifa.
Chile had a game in the World Cup in 1962 which was known as the “Battle of Santiago”. David Coleman considered like a very shameful situation for TV viewers because there were a bunch of vicious fouls which were considered as agricultural. There were in fact many fights and at the end Chile won 2-0.
Chile was the first opponents that England had in a World Cup final in 1950 in Brazil. In that opportunity, England won with 2-0.
The finals in 1962 were the best performance of the team in a World Cup. They didn’t defeat Brazil in the Semi-finals but they were able to defeat Yugoslavia 1-0-. In that year was the seventh time they appeared in the finals.
As you can seem Chile is a team that has more than good players, they also do have an interesting story and definitely have been showing that Chile’s soccer is a historical one. In fact, Chile is a team that has been supported by many people around the world and there are good reasons for even historically speaking.