The coach of the national team Argentina, Lionel Scaloni, announced on Thursday the list of summoned to contest the America Cup, in which he excluded five players from those mentioned for the double knockout date.
The list, confirmed by the Conmebol Through the tournament’s official website, it includes forward Lucas Alario, who is recovering from an injury, and left the defenders out of the tournament Juan Foyth (Villarreal from Spain), Jose Luis Palomino (Atalanta from Italy), Lucas Ocampos (Seville of Spain), Emiliano Buendía (Aston Villa of England) and Julian Alvarez (River Plate).
Lionel Messi will once again lead as captain a Albiceleste that will have four goalkeepers with Franco Armani Y Emiliano Martinez vying for ownership, while midfielders stand out Ángel Di María, Alejadro ‘Papu’ Gómez, Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul Y Angel Correa.
On the offensive, next to Messi will be your brand new companion Barcelona, Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero, Lautaro Martínez, Joaquin Correa and the mentioned Alario.
The Argentina team reaches the America Cup after two draws in the double playoff date against Chile (1-1) as a local in Santiago del Estero and Colombia (2-2) in Barranquilla, which left him as the escort of the leader Brazil with 12 units.
Argentina will debut in the America Cup next Monday, July 14 before Chile at the Nilton Santos Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro in a Group A that they integrate together with Uruguay, Bolivia Y Paraguay.
List of the 28 players called up by Lionel Scaloni:
Goalkeepers: Franco Armani (River Plate), Emiliano Martínez (Aston Villa from England), Agustín Marchesín (Porto from Portugal) and Juan Musso (Udinese from Italy).
Defenses: Gonzalo Montiel (River Plate), Nicolás Otamendi (Benfica from Portugal), Germán Pezzella (Fiorentina from Italy), Nicolás Tagliafico (Ajax from the Netherlands), Lucas Martínez Quarta (Fiorentina from Italy), Marcos Acuña (Seville from Spain), Lisandro Martínez (Ajax from the Netherlands), Cristian Romero (Atalanta from Italy), Nahuel Molina Lucero (Udinese from Italy).
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes (PSG from France), Guido Rodríguez (Betis from Spain), Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham from England), Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen from Germany), Nicolás González (Stuttgart from Germany), Ángel Di María (PSG from France ), Rodrigo De Paul (Udinese from Italy), Alejandro Gómez (Seville from Spain), Ángel Correa (Atlético de Madrid from Spain), Nicolás Domínguez (Bologna from Italy).
Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona from Spain), Lautaro Martínez (Internazionale from Italy), Joaquín Correa (Lazio from Italy), Lucas Alario (Bayer Leverkusen from Germany) and Sergio Agüero (Barcelona from Spain).
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