Bad news for Chile: Arturo Vidal will miss almost the remainder of the Qualifiers due to the harsh punishment imposed by FIFA

Arturo Vidal was robbed on the night of November 7 last in Italy.

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In the last presentation of the Chilean National Team for the World Cup Qualifiers heading to Qatar 2022, Arturo Vidal was sent off due to a kick in the face to defender Félix Torres of Ecuador. Now the sanction from FIFA has arrived and he will miss three of the last four remaining commitments.

Through an official statement, FIFA determined that Arturo Vidal will not be able to be in the matches against Argentina and Bolivia that will be played in January and February. He will not play against Brazil in March either, he will only be available on the last date against Uruguay.

Also, the Inter Milan midfielder, you will have to pay a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs ($ 5,443.05). However, the National Association of Professional Soccer of Chile (ANFP) will appeal to this sanction.

This appeal will be so that Vidal can play against Brazil on March 24. The duels against Argentina and Bolivia do lose them by regulation.

In any case, it represents a significant loss for the southern team in the face of their World Cup aspirations. Right now they are sixth with 16 points, one of the playoffs that Peru has.

Read also:
– “King of horror”: Arturo Vidal and Dybala were nominated as the worst players in Seria A in Italy
– Unusual: they robbed Arturo Vidal’s mansion and took a car, jewelry and watches

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