Arturo Vidal Won't Retire from International Football After Chile's Elimination

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Bleacher Report—Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has insisted he is not retired from international football contrary to reports. Following Chile's defeat to Brazil on Tuesday and subsequent confirmation they will not take part in next summer's FIFA World Cup in Russia, a message from Vidal on social media was assumed to confirm his retirement from La Roja duty, per Sky Sports. But in another bulletin on Twitter, he was adamant he will continue to accept call-ups from the Copa America champions: "This is a very...

Chile midfielder Vidal appears to announce international retirement. Defeat by Brazil on Tuesday saw Chile slip to sixth in the South American qualifying table. Vidal was suspended for the loss and appeared to announce his retirement following the final whistle.