Sanchez becomes the all time top scorer of Chile National Football Team after scoring the opener against German in the FIFA confederation cup.
The Arsenal star who has been linked with a move to Bundesliga Champions, Bayern Munich and Arsenal’s domestic rival Manchester City scored for Chile in the first half before German equalized to enable the match end in one all draw.
Speaking to the media after the match, Alexis was grateful for the new record he has written and confessed the team’s hope and interest to win FIFA confederation cup.
“I’m very happy to be Chile’s top scorer. Our dream is to win this tournament and we feel we have a chance.” Said Sanchez.
Although it took longer for the 28-year-old striker to overcome Marcelo Salas’s 37 goals in in 70 appearance, Sanchez now becomes the all-time top scorer with 38 goals after 112 appearances.
Chile’s Top three Scorer
Alexis Sanchez 38 goals 112 appearances
Marcelo Salas 37 goals 70 appearances
Eduard0 Vargas 34 goals 67 appearances