In the quarter-finals of the 2019 Copa América against Colombia on 28 June, Vidal had a goal disallowed in regulation time by VAR for offside; following a 0-0 draw, he scored in the resulting penalty shoot-out to help Chile to a 5-4 victory and advanced to the semi-finals of the competition. Vidal missed Chile’s first penalty, soccer kits but his nation won the shoot-out 4-2 to defend the title. On 31 August 2017, Arturo Vidal announced that he could retire from the national team after he scored an own goal that resulted a 0-3 loss to Paraguay. In a friendly against Denmark on 27 March 2018, soccer shorts Vidal and Jean Beausejour became the sixth and seventh players to make 100 appearances for Chile.