Chile beat better known rivals Argentina and Uruguay to be the second South American team in the Olympics. This is some information about their better players:
Name : Pablo Contreras
Position : Defender
Date of birth : 11/9/78
Team : Monaco (France)
Notes : Chosen as outstanding defender in 1997 South American U-20 Championship despite not qualifying for
World Youth Cup. Won Chile league with Colo Colo at age of 19.
Name : David Pizarro
Position : Midfielder
Date of birth : 10/9/79
Team : Udinese (Italy)
Notes : At 1999 South American U-20 Championship he impressed for Chile and Udinese bought him for £1.2
million. Made debut in February 1999 for Chile and has been a regular since.
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