The Chilean footballers who have worn the FC Barcelona shirt

The Chilean footballers who have worn the FC Barcelona shirt
La tripleta de chilenos del Barça que tantos éxitos le dieron al club. PHOTO: FC Barcelona oficial

There is no doubt that Chile it is one of the countries where football is experienced with the most passion. Thus, his team is one of the most powerful and several of his footballers can boast of playing, or have played, in the major leagues and teams of the world, such as FC Barcelona.

And it is that in the recent history of the culé team there have been up to three Chilean players who have defended their shirt with great quality. We talk about Alexis Sanchez, Claudio Bravo Y Arturo vidal.

However, Barça has also been interested in other Chilean footballers, just as it was noted in its day since So this list could have been longer.

Alexis Sanchez: pioneer

The attacker reached the Barcelona at the start of the season 2011/2012, after being the great surprise of the Italian league as part of the Udinese, where he debuted with just 19 years.

The trust that he had placed in him Barcelona it was capital, and awarded him the important number '9'. Finally, Alexis Sanchez juice 141 games like azulgrana, framework 47 goals and conquered: a League, a Copa del Rey, of Supercopa of Spain, a European Super Cup and a Club World Cup.

Claudio Bravo, all insurance under sticks

Make reference to Claudio Bravo es mencionar a uno de los porteros referentes de la Liga española. First in the Real Sociedad, then at Barça and later at Real Betis.

Precisely, in 2014, after the World Cup in Brazil, Bravo arrived at FC Barcelona in one of the great movements of the market.

From the first moment he was the undisputed starter in the goal until the emergence of Ter Stegen. Total, disputed 75 encounters that fit 43 goals and won two Suspenders, of Copas del Rey, a Champions League, a Spain Supercup, a European Super Cup and a Club World Cup.

Arturo vidal, the last piece of the trident

The triplet of Chilean players who have worn this shield is completed Arturo vidal, who arrived in 2018 and became one of the key players, especially to unblock entrenched duels thanks to its verticality and power in the center of the field. Were 66 the matches you completed in Barcelona, marking 11 goals, and raised a Spain Supercup and a championship of First division.

Will the Chilean saga continue in ‘Can Barça’?

Carlos Garrido

Carlos Garrido

Behind every pass, regattas, stop and goal there is always a story, and I like to write. Follow me on @carlos_vianos


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