Jorge Valdivia seeks leave from Chile duty
Jorge Valdivia seeks leave from Chile duty

Jorge Valdivia has sought permission from Chile's football federation to miss the national team's upcoming friendlies against Brazil and Iran.

Valdivia calls time on Chile career

Chile playmaker Jorge Valdivia has announced his retirement from international football.

Chile too hot for Aussies in Cuiaba

Chile got the victory they needed if they are to have any chance of progressing from a daunting Group B when they held off a strong Australian fightback to emerge 3-1 winners in another open and entertaining World Cup clash on Friday.

Brazil`s Palmeiras fans attack players

Frustrated with the team`s 0-1 loss to Argentine Club Atletico Tigre, a group of fans from Brazil`s Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras attacked the team`s players here at the Jorge Newbery Airport.

Chile star Valdivia to decide future by Friday after kidnap ordeal

Brazilian club Palmeiras expects to know by Friday if Chile international playmaker Jorge Valdivia will remain at the club.