Arturo Vidal will miss Chile's upcoming friendlies against England and Brazil due to a calf strain, Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli announced on Thursday.
FIFA.com analyses La Roja’s route to Brazil 2014, which will be the country’s ninth participation at a FIFA World Cup.
It's Sunday, so that can only mean one thing - time for FIFA.com to look ahead to another week of footballing birthdays. This week includes, Mesut Ozil, Sebastian Abreu and Ryan Nelsen.
In the wake of Brazilian legend Socrates' death, Corinthians went on to clinch their fifth national championship after a goalless draw with Sao Paulo rivals Palmeiras.
Chile coach Claudio Borghi has suspended Gonzalo Jara, Jean Beausejour, Arturo Vidal, Carlos Carmona, and Jorge Valdivia after they arrived late for training.
Uruguay made sure they reached the Copa America quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over Mexico, while Chile topped Group C after winning by the same score against Peru, who still progress as one of the best third-placed teams.