"I respect Jose Pekerman very much in Colombia and I recognise the capacity of Chile". I have had opportunities and a life has been made from these opportunities.
Manchester City's second choice is being put in an 'uncomfortable situation', believe the Chilean newspaper, but they do say that if he somehow puts in a triumphal performance it could be the start of Bravo's 'rebound', a career resurgence. There's even a little chance for revenge, if Chile can get a win over Brazil on Ederson's debut, and Bravo would obviously play a big part in that.
"I have friends in Argentina".
Striker Gabriel Jesus said: "Everybody knows the skills of Messi and the importance of Argentina".
La Canarinha ensured their appearance at next year's competition back in March after a 3-0 win over Paraguay, and since then they have played three matches: a 2-0 win over Ecuador and 1-1 and 0-0 draws with Colombia and Bolivia respectively, so there could be a temptation to back another low scoring game. Will it be successful? - details in our forecast. Bottom of the Chileans are tightened by four competitors.
Brazil face Chile tonight and for the 24-year-old Manchester City goalkeeper from São Paulo State, it will be a landmark moment after he fought back from rejection to make it at the highest level of football.
PSG defender Marquinhos will be captain for the Chile match.
Chile has been a solid team in this CONMEBOL region, currently third with 26 points. Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi has called up Esteban Pavez, who plays for Brazil's Atletico Paranaense.
The top four teams in the CONMEBOL group will earn a direct World Cup spot while the fifth-ranked team will advance to a playoff against New Zealand.
"We qualified for the World Cup three matches ago and this has not changed the seriousness and the behavior of our team, " Gabriel Jesus said. As his teammates trained on Sunday in Sao Paulo - just a few metres away from the Brazilians - Aranguiz ran on the sidelines.