Coach Jorge Sampaoli named his 23 players that will be traveling to Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup campaign starting mid-June.
Argentina who had struggled in the international outing and qualified for the Russia World Cup only after the last match win against Ecuador wherein Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to save The Albicelestes from disqualification.
Argentina is clubbed alongside Iceland, Croatia, and Nigeria in Group D and will play the opening match on 16th June against Iceland and will take on Croatia and Nigeria on 21st and 26th June respectively.
Inter Milan´s inform Mauro Icardi is the noticeable omission in the 23-man squad, while River Plate goalkeeper Franco Armani and Torino defender Cristian Ansaldi are the surprise inclusion.
Argentina final squad
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Willy Caballero (Chelsea), Franco Armani (River Plate).
Defenders: Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), Federico Fazio (Roma), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Nicolas Taglafico (Ajax), Javier Mascherano (Hebei Fortune), Marcos Acuna (Sporting Lisbon), Cristian Ansaldi (Torino).
Midfielders: Ever Banega (Sevilla), Lucas Biglia (AC Milan), Angel Di Maria, Giovani Lo Celso (both Paris St-Germain), Manuel Lanzini (West Ham), Cristian Pavon (Boca Juniors), Maximiliano Meza (Independiente), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica).
Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala (both Juventus), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City).
Inform Mauro Icardi failed to make it to the final list of Coach Jorge Sampaoli as he revealed Argentina´s 23 -man squad for Russia World Cup 2018
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