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Flag of Argentina Argentina
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Nickname(s) La Albiceleste (The White and Sky Blue)
Association Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Jorge Sampaoli
Captain Lionel Messi
Most caps Javier Zanetti (145)
Top scorer Gabriel Batistuta (56)
Ground El Monumental
Mario Alberto Kempes
FIFA code ARG
FIFA ranking 3 Decrease1
Highest FIFA ranking 1
Lowest FIFA ranking 24
Elo ranking 3
Highest Elo ranking 1
Lowest Elo ranking 18
First international Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay 2-3 Argentina Flag of Argentina
Biggest win Flag of Argentina Argentina 12–0 Ecuador Flag of Ecuador.png
Biggest defeat Flag of Czech.jpg Czechoslovakia 6–1 Argentina Flag of Argentina
Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay 5–0 Argentina Flag of Argentina
Flag of Argentina Argentina 0–5 Colombia Flag of Colombia.png
Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia 6–1 Argentina Flag of Argentina
World Cup appearances 16 (First in 1930)
Best result Winners Gold medal icon.svg , 1978 and 1986
Copa América appearances 41 (First in 1916)
Best result Winners Gold medal icon.svg , 1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991, 1993
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The Argentina national football team is the national association football team of Argentina and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association.

History

Main article: History of the Argentina national football team

FIFA World Cup history

Main article: Argentina FIFA World Cup history

FIFA World Cup

Copa América

Main article: Argentina Copa América history

Fixtures and results

Current squad

The following players were called for the friendlies against Brazil.png Brazil and Flag of Singapore.png Singapore.

Caps and goals updated as of 13 June 2017 after the match against Singapore.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sergio Romero February 22, 1987 (1987-02-22) (age 30) 88 0 England Manchester United
12 1GK Nahuel Guzmán 10 February 1986 (1986-02-10) (age 31) 6 0 Flag of Mexico UANL
23 1GK Gerónimo Rulli 20 May 1992 (1992-05-20) (age 25) 0 0 Flag of Spain Real Sociedad
2 2DF Gabriel Mercado 18 March 1987 (1987-03-18) (age 30) 15 3 Flag of Spain Sevilla
3 2DF Javier Pinola 24 February 1983 (1983-02-24) (age 34) 2 0 Flag of Argentina River Plate
4 2DF Jonatan Maidana 29 July 1985 (1985-07-29) (age 32) 4 0 Flag of Argentina River Plate
14 2DF Federico Fazio 17 March 1987 (1987-03-17) (age 30) 4 1 Flag of Italy Roma
15 2DF Emanuel Mammana 10 February 1996 (1996-02-10) (age 21) 3 0 Flag of France Lyon
16 2DF José Luis Gómez 10 September 1993 (1993-09-10) (age 24) 1 0 Flag of Argentina Lanús
17 2DF Nicolás Otamendi 12 February 1988 (1988-02-12) (age 29) 45 3 England Manchester City
25 2DF Nicolás Tagliafico 31 August 1992 (1992-08-31) (age 25) 1 0 Flag of Argentina Independiente
5 3MF Leandro Paredes 29 June 1994 (1994-06-29) (age 23) 1 1 Flag of Russia Good One Zenit Saint Petersburg
6 3MF Lucas Biglia 30 January 1986 (1986-01-30) (age 31) 51 1 Flag of Italy Lazio
8 3MF Marcos Acuña 28 October 1991 (1991-10-28) (age 25) 4 0 Flag of Portugal Sporting
11 3MF Ángel Di María 14 February 1988 (1988-02-14) (age 29) 86 19 Flag of France Paris Saint-Germain
13 3MF Ignacio Fernández 12 January 1990 (1990-01-12) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of Argentina River Plate
19 3MF Éver Banega 29 June 1988 (1988-06-29) (age 29) 55 4 Flag of Spain Sevilla
20 3MF Manuel Lanzini 15 February 1993 (1993-02-15) (age 24) 2 0 England West Ham United
22 3MF Eduardo Salvio 13 July 1990 (1990-07-13) (age 27) 6 0 Flag of Portugal Benfica
24 3MF Joaquín Correa 13 August 1994 (1994-08-13) (age 23) 2 1 Flag of Spain Sevilla
26 3MF Alejandro Gómez 15 February 1988 (1988-02-15) (age 29) 1 1 Flag of Italy Atalanta
27 3MF Guido Rodríguez 12 April 1994 (1994-04-12) (age 23) 1 0 Flag of Mexico América
7 4FW Lucas Alario 8 October 1992 (1992-10-08) (age 24) 3 1 Flag of Argentina River Plate
9 4FW Gonzalo Higuaín 10 December 1987 (1987-12-10) (age 29) 69 31 Flag of Italy Juventus
10 4FW Lionel Messi (Captain) 24 June 1987 (1987-06-24) (age 30) 118 58 Flag of Spain Barcelona
18 4FW Mauro Icardi 19 February 1993 (1993-02-19) (age 24) 1 0 Flag of Italy Internazionale
21 4FW Paulo Dybala 15 November 1993 (1993-11-15) (age 23) 8 0 Flag of Italy Juventus

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Mariano Andújar 30 July 1983 (1983-07-30) (age 34) 11 0 Flag of Argentina Estudiantes v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
DF Javier Mascherano 8 June 1984 (1984-06-08) (age 33) 136 3 Flag of Spain Barcelona v. Brazil.png Brazil, 9 June 2017 INJ
DF Ramiro Funes Mori 5 March 1991 (1991-03-05) (age 26) 19 1 England Everton v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017 INJ
DF Facundo Roncaglia 10 February 1987 (1987-02-10) (age 30) 14 0 Flag of Spain Celta v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
DF Matías Caruzzo 15 August 1984 (1984-08-15) (age 33) 6 0 Flag of Argentina San Lorenzo v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
DF Mateo Musacchio 26 August 1990 (1990-08-26) (age 27) 6 0 Flag of Italy Milan v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
DF Julio Buffarini 18 August 1988 (1988-08-18) (age 29) 0 0 Brazil São Paulo v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
DF Marcos Rojo 20 March 1990 (1990-03-20) (age 27) 54 2 England Manchester United v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017 INJ
DF Pablo Zabaleta 16 January 1985 (1985-01-16) (age 32) 58 0 England West Ham United v. Flag of CHI.png Chile, 23 March 2017 INJ
DF Emmanuel Más 15 January 1989 (1989-01-15) (age 28) 7 0 Flag of Turkey Trabzonspor v. Flag of CHI.png Chile, 23 March 2017 INJ
MF Enzo Pérez 22 February 1986 (1986-02-22) (age 31) 19 1 Flag of Argentina River Plate v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
MF Guido Pizarro 26 February 1990 (1990-02-26) (age 27) 1 0 Flag of Mexico UANL v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
MF Iván Marcone 3 June 1990 (1990-06-03) (age 27) 0 0 Flag of Argentina Lanús v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
FW Sergio Agüero 2 June 1988 (1988-06-02) (age 29) 82 34 England Manchester City v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
FW Ezequiel Lavezzi 3 May 1985 (1985-05-03) (age 32) 51 9 Flag of the People's Republic of China Hebei China Fortune v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
FW Ángel Correa 9 March 1995 (1995-03-09) (age 22) 8 1 Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017
FW Lucas Pratto 4 June 1988 (1988-06-04) (age 29) 5 2 Brazil São Paulo v. Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia, 28 March 2017

Current coaching staff

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of Argentine international players

Managers

Main article: List of Argentina international managers

Honours

Note: The list above is only for the Senior team.

Other Awards

External links

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Flag of Argentina Argentina
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Football in Argentina
League competitions The AFA Cup competitions
Primera División Argentina Copa Argentina
Primera B Nacional (U-20) (U-17) Supercopa Argentina
Primera B Metropolitana List of clubs Copa Campeonato
Primera C Metropolitana List of stadiums
Primera D Metropolitana (by capacity)
List of leagues
Records
FIFA World Cup winners

1930: Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay · 1934: Flag of Italy.gif Italy · 1938: Flag of Italy.gif Italy · 1950: Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay · 1954: Flag of Germany.svg West Germany · 1958: Brazil.png Brazil · 1962: Brazil.png Brazil · 1966: England.png England · 1970: Brazil.png Brazil · 1974: Flag of Germany.svg West Germany · 1978: Flag of Argentina.png Argentina · 1982: Flag of Italy.gif Italy · 1986: Flag of Argentina.png Argentina · 1990: Flag of Germany.svg West Germany · 1994: Brazil.png Brazil · 1998: Flag of France.png France · 2002: Brazil.png Brazil · 2006: Flag of Italy.gif Italy · 2010: Flag of Spain.png Spain · 2014: Germany.png Germany ·

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FIFA Confederations Cup finals Champions

1992: Flag of Argentina.png Argentina · 1995: Flag of Denmark.gif Denmark · 1997: Brazil.png Brazil · 1999: Flag of Mexico.png Mexico · 2001: Flag of France.png France · 2003: Flag of France.png France · 2005: Brazil.png Brazil · 2009: Brazil.png Brazil · 2013: Brazil.png Brazil ·

FIFA World Cup hosts

1930: Flag of Uruguay.gif Uruguay · 1934: Flag of Italy.gif Italy · 1938: Flag of France.png France · 1950: Brazil.png Brazil · 1954: Switzerland.png Switzerland · 1958: Flag of Sweden Good one.jpg Sweden · 1962: Flag of CHI.png Chile · 1966: England.png England · 1970: Flag of Mexico.png Mexico · 1974: Flag of Germany.svg West Germany · 1978: Flag of Argentina.png Argentina · 1982: Flag of Spain.png Spain · 1986: Flag of Mexico.png Mexico · 1990: Flag of Italy.gif Italy · 1994: Flag of the United States.png United States · 1998: Flag of France.png France · 2002: South Korea.png South Korea & Flag of Japan.png Japan · 2006: Germany.png Germany · 2010: Flag of South Africa.png South Africa · 2014: Brazil.png Brazil · 2018: Flag of Russia Good One.gif Russia · 2022: Flag of Qatar.png Qatar


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Argentina – 1982 FIFA World Cup


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Argentina – 1994 FIFA World Cup

1. Goycochea 2. Vázquez 3. Chamot 4. Sensini 5. Redondo 6. Ruggeri 7. Caniggia 8. Basualdo 9. Batistuta 10. Maradona (c) 11. Medina Bello 12. Islas 13. Cáceres 14. Simeone 15. Borelli 16. Díaz 17. Ortega 18. Pérez 19. Balbo 20. Rodríguez 21. Mancuso 22. Scoponi

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Argentina – 1999 Copa América

1. Burgos 2. Ayala 3. Sorín 4. Ibarra 5. Simeone (c) 6. Samuel 7. Barros Schelotto 8. Zanetti 9. Palermo 10. Ortega 11. López 12. Bizzarri 13. Vivas 14. Pochettino 15. Berizzo 16. Guglielminpietro 17. Husaín 18. Cagna 19. Calderón 20. Aimar 21. González 22. Riquelme

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Argentina – 2004 Copa América


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Argentina – 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup

1. Franco 2. Samuel 3. Sorín (c) 4. Zanetti 5. Cambiasso 6. Heinze 7. Tevez 8. Riquelme 9. Saviola 10. Aimar 11. Delgado 12. Lux 13. G. Rodríguez 14. Milito 15. Placente 16. Coloccini 17. Bernardi 18. Santana 19. M. Rodríguez 20. Demichelis 21. Figueroa 22. Galletti 23. Caballero

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Argentina – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Abbondanzieri 2. Ayala 3. Sorín (c) 4. Coloccini 5. Cambiasso 6. Heinze 7. Saviola 8. Mascherano 9. Crespo 10. Riquelme 11. Tevez 12. Franco 13. Scaloni 14. Palacio 15. Milito 16. Aimar 17. Cufré 18. Rodríguez 19. Messi 20. Cruz 21. Burdisso 22. González 23. Ustari

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Argentina – 2007 Copa América

1. Abbondanzieri 2. Ayala (c) 3. Díaz 4. Ibarra 5. Gago 6. Heinze 7. Palacio 8. Zanetti 9. Crespo 10. Riquelme 11. Tevez 12. Carrizo 13. González 14. Mascherano 15. G. Milito 16. Aimar 17. Burdisso 18. Messi 19. Cambiasso 20. Verón 21. D. Milito 22. Orión

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Argentina – 2010 FIFA World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Pozo 2. Demichelis 3. C. Rodríguez 4. Burdisso 5. Bolatti 6. Heinze 7. Di María 8. Verón 9. Higuaín 10. Messi 11. Tévez 12. Garcé 13. Samuel 14. Mascherano 15. Otamendi 16. Kun Agüero 17. Jonás 18. Palermo 19. Milito 20. M. Rodríguez 21. Andújar 22. Romero 23. Pastore

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Argentina – 2011 Copa América


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Argentina – 2014 FIFA World Cup

1. Romero 2. Garay 3. Campagnaro 4. Zabaleta 5. Gago 6. Biglia 7. Di María 8. Pérez 9. Higuaín 10. Messi (c) 11. Rodríguez 12. Orión 13. A. Fernández 14. Mascherano 15. Demichelis 16. Rojo 17. F. Fernández 18. Palacio 19. Álvarez 20. Agüero 21. Andújar 22. Lavezzi 23. Basanta

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Argentina – 2015 Copa América

1. Romero 2. Garay 3. Roncaglia 4. Zabaleta 5. Gago 6. Biglia 7. Di María 8. Pereyra 9. Higuaín 10. Messi (c) 11. Agüero 12. Guzmán 13. Casco 14. Mascherano 15. Demichelis 16. Rojo 17. Otamendi 18. Tevez 19. Banega 20. Lamela 21. Pastore 22. Lavezzi 23. Andújar (Marchesín)

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Argentina – Copa América Centenario

1. Romero 2. Maidana 3. Roncaglia 4. Mercado 5. Kranevitter 6. Biglia 7. Di María 8. Fernández 9. Higuaín 10. Messi (c) 11. Agüero 12. Guzmán 13. Funes Mori 14. Mascherano 15. Cuesta 16. Rojo 17. Otamendi 18. Lamela 19. Banega 20. Gaitán 21. Pastore 22. Lavezzi 23. Andújar

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