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Arturo Vidal

28-Year-Old Midfielder     Juventus  Serie A


Birthdate:  May 22, 1987    Birthplace:  Santiago, Chile    Nationality:  Chile    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  165 lbs    

June 17, 2015    Arturo Vidal News

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Vidal was arrested in Chile on Tuesday for driving under the influence after crashing his Ferrari outside Santiago, ESPN FC.

Vidal suffered minor injuries during the incident, and it remains to be seen what kind of punishment, either from law enforcement or the Chilean FA, he could face.

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Arturo Vidal: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

June 10, 2015

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Vidal had another great season for Juventus, as he scored eight goals and provided four assists while controlling the midfield for the Scudetto and Copa Italia champions.

The Chilean failed to reach the impressive total of 18 goals he scored last season, but arguably had a better year in terms of winning possession and driving the attack forward. Suitors from all over Europe have expressed interest in Vidal, but the player himself recently said he desires to stay at Juventus and compete for more trophies.

May 3, 2015

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Vidal scored the only goal of the match as Juventus clinched the Serie A title with a 1-0 win over Sampdoria on Saturday.

Now they can focus completely on the Champions League.

April 16, 2015

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Vidal had a big game versus Monaco on Tuesday, ripping off five shots, providing two crosses and scoring a vital 57th minute penalty in Juventus' 1-0 victory.

The do-everything midfielder is not known for his offense, but came through for his team to notch his first Champions League goal of the season in the crucial quarterfinal tie. Vidal will next take the field versus Lazio on Saturday.

February 17, 2015

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Vidal failed to convert from the penalty spot in the 82nd minute of Juve's 2-2 draw with Cesena on Sunday.

Vidal simply missed his attempt to the left, rather than forcing Cesena keeper Nicola Leali to make a save. He has been struggling of late, with his last goal coming back on Jan. 11 against Napoli, and though he remains a fixture in the starting XI, his penalty-taking duties could be under review.

January 5, 2015

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Vidal boasts five goals through 10 starts and three substitute appearances in Serie A this season.

Vidal has dealt with a knee issue this season, but it hasn't stopped the Chilean from making his usual important impact, as Vidal's five goals rank second on the league's highest-scoring team. On his current pace, Vidal appears poised for a third straight double-digit goal season for Juventus.

November 7, 2014

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Vidal, who is suspended for this weekend's match against Parma, underwent a medical test on his knee in Barcelona before heading to Chile for the international break, and everything checked out normally, according to Juventus' official website.

Vidal has dealt with a knee issue since the World Cup, though he's still been able to score three goals in his eight Serie A appearances this season.

October 27, 2014

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Vidal scored in the 32nd minute in Juventus' victory over Palermo on Sunday.

Vidal was also shown a yellow card during Saturday's match, but the Chilean has now scored three goals in only four league starts this season.