Argentina

Argentina

FIFA Ranking: 5th
The Argentina national football team represents Argentina in football and is controlled 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 , also known as the Albicelestes , 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 at extra time, 3–1. Argentina, led by Diego Maradona won again in 1986, a 3–2 victory over West Germany. They again made the World Cup finals 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 been very successful in the Copa América, winning it 14 times and also winning the 'extra' South American Championships in 1941, 1945 and 1946. The team also won the 1992 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 1993 Artemio Franchi Trophy. The Argentine olympic team won the Olympics football tournaments in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.

Argentina, Brazil, Germany and France are the only national teams that have won the three most important men's titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic tournament. They have also won their respective continental championship .

Argentina is known for having rivalries with Brazil, Uruguay, England, and Germany due to historic occurrences with one another throughout football history. Description provided by Wikipedia

The Argentina Squad

1. Sergio Agüero Argentina 34.5m fans 988.0
2. Lionel Messi Argentina 193.8m fans 897.6
3. Nicolás Otamendi Argentina 3.3m fans 886.4
4. Paulo Dybala Argentina 28.6m fans 885.2
5. Javier Mascherano Argentina 18.1m fans 875.7
6. Ángel Di María Argentina 11.2m fans 861.1
7. Gonzalo Higuaín Argentina 7.2m fans 838.4
8. Marcos Rojo Argentina 3.4m fans 830.8
9. Manuel Lanzini Argentina 1.5m fans 747.4
10. Éver Banega Argentina 1.2m fans 703.1
11. Wilfredo Caballero Argentina 684.8k fans 660.2
12. Giovani Lo Celso Argentina 797.8k fans 658.5
13. Eduardo Salvio Argentina 1.0m fans 654.1
14. Franco Armani Argentina 960.1k fans 647.5
15. Gabriel Mercado Argentina 836.1k fans 637.3
16. Nahuel Guzmán Argentina 607.0k fans 597.1
17. Federico Fazio Argentina 441.7k fans 582.5
18. Cristian Pavón Argentina 479.2k fans 566.4
19. Nicolás Tagliafico Argentina 472.6k fans 562.7
20. Cristian Ansaldi Argentina 214.2k fans 477.2
21. Marcos Acuña Argentina 162.7k fans 441.3
22. Lucas Biglia Argentina 65.0k fans 324.4
23. Maximiliano Meza Argentina No fans 199.8

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