Sanchez wants to score a hat-trick in the Copa America

The Manchester United forward hopes he can score more goals for Chile in the South American competition in Brazil.

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez name has been included in the final 23-man Chile national team squad for the 2019 Copa America in Brazil.

And the Red Devils striker wants to continue making history with his team, as he is aiming to get a hat-trick during the tournament.

“When you first play for your country you fail to understand the magnitude of playing for Chile,” he was quoted by the club’s official website.

“The first time I wore the shirt, I could not believe it.”

“It’s like defending your country. Now, when you wear Chile’s shirt, it makes your hair stand on end.”

“When we won our first Copa America in Chile, and the support of all the people, our family, and friends… it was very nice for the entire country,” he explained.

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“I think the Chileans are going to remember it their whole lives. What is more, we won the same cup twice.”

“The second one too, I think, was a joy for Chile. And to this day they are proud of every player,” he added.

“We need to repeat this triumph, do our best to take Chile to the top.”

“I really hope to keep improving, to play another World Cup, to win another Copa America, to keep growing in the national team, scoring more goals, and continuing to give joy to the Chilean people,” Sanchez concluded.


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