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Arturo Vidal, the soul of Chile in search of the third Glass consecutive America

Published:19/06/2019 - 00:36h

Updated:19/06/2019 - 00:40h

The Chilean midfield player of the FC Barcelona, Arturo Vidal, finds immersed with his selection in a new edition of the Glass America, and has in front of himself a capital challenge: conquer the tricampeonato of consecutive way

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The debut in front of Japan (4-0 for the Chileans) already left clear that 'the Red' goes to by all in this Glass America 2019. Effectiveness in front of the goal and hechuras of aspiring team to the title, by recent history, and because it keeps a block merged from does years.

For Arturo Vidal and his mates, the challenge is superlative: after achieving the title in the two last editions of 2015 and 2016 (in which Vidal was determinant), heave with the current would suppose the milestone of three Glass consecutive America. A gesta only achieved once in all the history of the competition, by Argentina in the decade of the years forty of the past century.

The Chileans are placed in the same group that Uruguay, Ecuador and Japan. Taking into account that they happen to the following round the two first of each group, for Chile the victory in front of Japan antojaba capital, after Uruguay debuted goleando 3-0 to Ecuador. Surely they will contest the first place of this Chilean group and Uruguayans.

The Chileans have won in the last times the honour to be considered favourites. Without having won never the competition, achieved to heave with the two last editions and in both by penaltis. Besides, it gives the circumstance that the rival was, in the two occasions, Argentina.

Joy desbordada for Chile, big pain for Argentina and especially for Leo Messi, that even posed abandon definitively his selection after one of these defeats. Finally it continued and, after fracasar again in the World-wide of Russia 2018, will try to avoid that Arturo Vidal achieve the one who would be the big gesta of his sportive career.

Arturo Vidal, a leader for Chile

Player curtido in one thousand battles, and with a record of clubs of the highest level (Juventus, Bayern, Barça...), Arturo Vidal is perhaps the most important piece of a combined national that is rewriting his history. In his first year in Barcelona has showed his level of player experienced, and after a more discreet start, has gone of less to more.

It finished the year being basic in the plans of Ernesto Valverde, and showing all the job purchased during his dilated path. Now it can round this good end of season that has had in Barcelona key with the coronation of a generation irrepetible for his country, beside Alexis Sánchez, Medel, Vargas... They go to by the title. To see who them for the feet.

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