Chileans revel in victory over Argentina

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Chileans revel in victory over Argentina

Chile won the Copa America on Saturday when they beat Argentina 4-1 on penalties after no goals in a 120-minute final match. It’s the first major title Chile has ever won, and the victory has deflected some attention from the social and political problems facing the host country. 

CCTV America’s Joel Richards filed the report from Santiago.

Chileans revel in victory over Argentina

Chile won the Copa America on Saturday when they beat Argentina 4-1 on penalties after no goals in a 120-minute final match. It's the first major title Chile has ever won, and the victory has deflected some attention from the social and political problems facing the host country. CCTV America's Joel Richards filed the report from Santiago.

Highlight:

  • A tense final without goals reached the penalty shootout. Striker Alexis Sanchez scored the winning penalty against Argentina to crown Chile the champions of South America.

Mark Gray on the international soccer week

For more on the international soccer week, including Copa America and Women’s World Cup Final, CCTV America’s Susan Roberts spoke to sports journalist and broadcaster Mark Gray.

Mark Gray on the international soccer week

For more on the international soccer week, including Copa America and Women's World Cup Final, CCTV America's Susan Roberts spoke to sports journalist and broadcaster Mark Gray.