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City of Santiago screams for Chile during World Cup

Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas blocked a free kick by Alexis Sanchez by punching the ball away, but that didn't dampen Chile's happiness.
By Aileen Graef   |   June 19, 2014 at 4:00 PM   |   Comments

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SANTIAGO, Chile, June 19 (UPI) -- When Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez was awarded with a free-kick during the match against Spain, YouTube user Manuel Vásquez caught it on film.

Spain's goalkeeper Iker Casillas blocked a free-kick by Sanchez by punching the ball away, but that didn't stop Chile. They beat Spain 2-0, creating a major upset by taking Spain out of the running for the World Cup.

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