Argentina Squad

With just over three weeks until the FIFA World Cup 2018 begins, all eyes have been on Argentina to announce their 23-man squad. Although, technically, the competing countries have until the 4th of June to finalize their teams, coach Jorge Sampaoli has already revealed his selections, releasing a 35 man preliminary team last week

Argentina are within the top 5 favourite teams to win the World Cup outright, and you can check out the who will be playing for the South American country below.

Player Position
Sergio Romero Goalkeeper
Wilfredo Caballero Goalkeeper
Nahuel Guzman Goalkeeper
Franco Armani Goalkeeper
Gabriel Mercado Defender
Cristian Ansaldi Defender
Eduardo Salvio Defender
Javier Mascherano Defender
Nicolas Otamendi Defender
German Pezzella Defender
Federica Fazio Defender
Marcos Rojo Defender
Nicolas Tagliafico Defender
Marcos Acuna Defender
Ramiro Funes Mori Defender
Manuel Lanzini Midfielder
Leandro Paredes Midfielder
Ricardo Centurion Midfielder
Maximiliano Meza Midfielder
Lucas Biglia Midfielder
Guido Pizarro Midfielder
Enzo Perez Midfielder
Ever Banega Midfielder
Giovani Lo Celso Midfielder
Rodrigo Battaglia Midfielder
Angel Di Maria Midfielder
Cristian Pavon Midfielder
Pablo Perez Midfielder
Paulo Dybala Forward
Diego Perotti Forward
Lionel Messi Forward
Sergio Aguero Forward
Gonzalo Higuain Forward
Mauro Icardi Forward
Lautaro Martinez Forward

Argentina World Cup Squad 2018: Players to Watch

Of course, the biggest name to watch in the Argentinian squad is Lionel Messi. Messi is often referred to as the GOAT (Greatest of All Time) of modern football and is the current favourite to win the prestigious Golden Boot prize for top goal scorer in Russia.

That being said, Argentina are taking one hell of a star studded team to the World Cup 2018 and so their matches are sure to be highly exciting and eventful.