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With the World Cup just a few months away, and Chile’s team “La Roja” in the mix, bUSiness Chile looks at the economic potential of the country’s football industry and compares it with the multi-million dollar leagues of Europe.

For many Chileans it was one of the highlights of 2009: Jorge Valdivia splitting the Colombian defense with an inch-perfect pass to Fabián Orellana, who slid the ball past the goalkeeper into the net to seal a 4-2 victory in Medellin that sent Chile through to the World Cup finals in South Africa.