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Argentina

Argentina
The Argentina national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in men’s international football and is administered by the Argentine Football Association, the governing body for football in Argentina. Argentina’s home stadium is Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires. La Selección (National Team), also known as La Albiceleste, has appeared in five World Cup finals, including the first final in 1930, which they lost 4–2 to Uruguay. Argentina won in their next final appearance in 1978, beating the Netherlands 3–1 at extra time. Argentina won again in 1986 with a 3–2 victory over West Germany, and a tournament campaign inspired by their captain Diego Maradona. They made the World Cup finals once more in 1990, and lost 1–0 to West Germany following a controversial penalty call in the 87th minute. Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, made their fifth appearance in a World Cup final in 2014, again losing to Germany 1–0 during extra-time. Argentina’s World Cup winning managers are César Luis Menotti in 1978 and Carlos Bilardo in 1986. Argentina has also been very successful in the Copa América, winning it 15 times, most recently led by Lionel Messi in 2021, and are currently tied with Uruguay in most wins. The team also won the 1992 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 1993 Artemio Franchi Trophy. Argentina is known for having rivalries with Brazil, Uruguay, England, and Germany due to particular occurrences with one another throughout football history.

Argentina 2022 FIFA World Cup Team  Squad

NO. Player Club
1 Emiliano Martínez Aston Villa F.C.
2 Esteban Andrada C.F. Monterrey
3 Agustín Marchesín  FC Porto
4 Lionel Messi Paris Saint-Germain F.C.
5 Lautaro Martínez Inter Milan
6 Paulo Dybala Juventus F.C.
7 Ángel Di María  Paris Saint-Germain F.C.
8 Lucas Ocampos Sevilla
9 Lucas Alario  Bayer Leverkusen
10 Nicolás González ACF Fiorentina
11 Papu Gómez Sevilla
12 Nicolás Domínguez Bologna F.C. 1909
13 Leandro Paredes Paris Saint-Germain
14 Rodrigo De Paul LaLiga
15 Santiago Ascacibar Hertha BSC
16 Giovani Lo Celso  Tottenham Hotspur F.C.
18 Exequiel Palacios  Bayer Leverkusen
19 Nicolás Otamendi  S.L. Benfica
20 Nicolás Tagliafico Ajax
21 Lisandro Martínez Ajax
22 Marcos Acuña Sevilla FC
23 Lucas Martínez Quarta  ACF Fiorentina
24 Gonzalo Montiel LaLiga
25 Cristian Romero Tottenham Hotspur
26 Marcos Senesi Feyenoord

Argentina Football Coach Lionel Scaloni

Lionel Sebastián Scaloni is an Argentine professional football manager and former player who is the coach of the Argentina national team. A player of wide range, he operated as a right back or right midfielder. He spent most of his professional career with Deportivo in Spain, amassing totals of 258 games and 15 goals over 12 seasons in La Liga with three teams. He also played several years in Italy, with Lazio and Atalanta.Lionel Scaloni argentina football coach and messi

Argentina 2022 FIFA World Cup Kit

Argentina 2022 FIFA World Cup Kit

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