Lionel Messi. Photo: Reuters
The coaching staff of the national team of Argentina led by Jorge Sampaoli introduced the team to the 2018 world Cup.
In the final squad for the tournament consisted midfielder, “Zenit” Leandro Paredes and striker “inter” Mauro Icardi.
The Argentina national team for the 2018 world Cup:
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (“Manchester United”, England), Franco Armani (“River Plate”), Willy Caballero (Chelsea, England).
Defence: Cristian Ansaldi (Torino, Italy), Marcos Rojo (“Manchester United”, England), Marcos Acuña (Sporting, Portugal), Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax, Holland), Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla, Spain), Nicolás Otamendi (Manchester City, England, Federico Fazio (Roma, Italy).
Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (“Hebei China fortune”, China), ever Banega (Sevilla, Spain), Lucas Biglia (Milan, Italy), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica), Cristian Pavon (Boca juniors), Maximiliano Meza (Independiente), angel Di Maria (PSG, France), Manuel Lanzini (“West ham United”, England), Giovanni Lo Celso (Paris, France).
Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona, Spain), Paulo Dibala (Juventus, Italy), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City, England), Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus, Italy).
Argentina in the group stage of the 2018 world Cup will play with the teams of Iceland (16 June), Croatia (21 June) and Nigeria (26 June). The world championship will pass in Russia from June 14 to July 15, informs SE.