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Famous Soccer Players from Chile

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Vote up the best Chilean footballers of all time.

Who are the best football players from Chile? This list includes the greatest soccer players born in Chile or who played on the Chilean national football team. While the Chile men's national team has a long and storied history of producing top international talent, fans of La Roja have been waiting for The Red One to recapture international glory since their back-to-back Copa América championships in 2015 and 2016. So, who are the best footballers from Chile? Who is the best Chilean soccer player of all time?

Some of the best Chile soccer players include national legends like Alexis Sánchez, Arturo Vidal, Gary Medel, Eduardo Vargas, Mauricio Isla, and Claudio Bravo. There are also current Chile football stars from such as Francisco Sierralta, Guillermo Maripán, Paulo Díaz, and Erick Pulgar, who are making waves across the globe. 

Vote up the best soccer players from the Chile, and help decide who is the greatest Chilean footballer of all time!

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  • Alexis Sánchez
    1
    45 votes
    • Nationality: Chile
    Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez (born 19 December 1988), also known mononymously as Alexis, is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Marseille and the Chile ...more
  • Arturo Vidal
    2
    Defensive Midfielder
    34 votes
    • Nationality: Chile
    Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo (born 22 May 1987) is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Chile national team. His displays during his time at ...more
  • Iván Zamorano
    3
    31 votes
    • Nationality: Chile
    Iván Luis Zamorano Zamora (American Spanish: [iˈβan samoˈɾano]; born 18 January 1967) is a retired Chilean football striker. Along with Marcelo Salas and Elias Figueroa he is regarded as one of ...more
  • Jorge Valdivia
    4
    Midfielder
    8 votes
    • Nationality: Chile
    Jorge Luis Valdivia Toro (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxoɾxe ˈlwjs βalˈdjβja], born 19 October 1983) is a Chilean footballer who plays for Colo-Colo and Chile national team as a midfielder. Product of ...more
  • Marcelo Salas
    5
    26 votes
    • Nationality: Chile
    José Marcelo Salas Melinao (American Spanish: [maɾˈselo ˈsalas]; born 24 December 1974), dubbed as El Matador (due to his goalscoring celebrations), El Fenómeno, and Shileno, is a retired Chilean ...more
  • Humberto Suazo
    6

    Humberto Suazo

    Forward
    14 votes
    • Nationality: Chile
    Humberto Andrés Suazo Pontivo (Spanish pronunciation: [umˈbeɾto ˈswaso]; born 10 May 1981), nicknamed Chupete (in English, Pacifier), is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a striker for ...more