List Of Argentina World Cup Squad | Argentina’s 23 Squad For 2018 FIFA World Cup

As the 2018 FIFA world cup draws near, Five-time World best footballer of the year. Lionel Messi leads the Argentines 23 man squad. See complete List Of Argentina World Cup Squad.

2014 FIFA World cup runners-up, Argentina has released their 2018 FIFA world cup squad with a few surprises. The Argentine head coach Jorge Sampaoli released the 23 man Argentina World Cup Squad with only 8 of those who took part in the last edition making a list.

The major absentee on Argentina’s 23 men 2018 FIFA World cup squad is Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi. Icardi who finished last season as Seria A joint top scorer with 29 goals was omitted for the list with Juventus pair, Gonzalo Higuain, and Paulo Dybala being preferred ahead of him.

Argentina is in World Cup group D alongside Super Eagles of Nigeria their perennial opponents as well as Croatia and Iceland. To better their 2018 World cup record, all the players in Argentina World cup squad will need to give their best to progress through a daisy group.

List Of Argentina World Cup Squard

23 Man Argentina World Cup squad is split as follows:

Goalkeepers:

  • Sergio Romero (Manchester United)
  • Willy Caballero (Chelsea)
  • Franco Armani (River Plate)

Defenders:

  • Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla)
  • Cristian Ansaldi (Torino)
  • Nicolas Otamendi (Man City)
  • Federico Fazio (Roma)
  • Marcos Rojo (Man United)
  • Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax)
  • Marcos Acuna (Sporting)
  • Eduardo Salvio (Benfica)

Midfielders:

  • Javier Mascherano (Hebei)
  • Lucas Biglia (Milan)
  • Ever Banega (Sevilla)
  • Giovani Lo Celso (PSG)
  • Manuel Lanzini (West Ham)
  • Angel Di Maria (PSG)
  • Maxi Meza (Independiente)

Forwards:

  • Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
  • Paulo Dybala (Juventus)
  • Sergio Aguero (Man City)
  • Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus)
  • Cristian Pavon (Boca Juniors)