Key stat: Led Italian champions Juventus in goals scored (21), assists (13) and chances created (164) in Serie A over the past two seasons.
What the experts say: "More than a midfielder, he is an 'all-fielder.' Vigorous when defends, he always has an eye to score. He is essential in Juventus and Chile." - Leonardo Bertozzi, ESPN Brasil
"For Juventus, he is a midfielder that attacks a lot. For Chile, is the brain of the team. Defends, creates and attacks very, very well." - Gian Oddi, ESPN Brasil
"A very complete midfielder who contributes both in defense and attack, where he often appears in goal-scoring positions, Vidal has had an amazing season and looked in top form for the World Cup, but is now working against the clock to recover fully from knee surgery." - Vito De Palma, ESPN ArgentinaWhat You Think:
No. 17 - Vidal is more than a midfielder, 'He is the brain' of the Chilean team #WorldCupRankhttp://t.co/Hj4wxliYjb
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