Soccer-Suazo, Valdivia return for Chile in World Cup qualifiers (Reuters)

Aug 23 (Reuters) – Former outcast Jorge Valdivia and striker Humberto Suazo have made their comebacks to the Chile squad for a crucial World Cup qualifier at home to Venezuela on Sept. 6. Shaven-headed ‘Lollipop’ Suazo of Mexico’s Monterrey had announced his retirement from international football earlier this year but coach Jorge Sampaoli has persuaded him to return. Valdivia, who plays for Palmeiras in the Brazilian second division, was suspended for 10 matches for indiscipline in October 2011 by Chile’s former coach Claudio Borghi. …

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