Argentina has announced its squad for the upcoming World Cup which will take place in Qatar later this year. Nevertheless, there are some surprising entries to the squad. We have come up with this article after doing a deep analysis of Argentina’s world cup squad. According to the reports, Lionel Scaloni who is the coach for Argentina unveiled the world cup squad recently. Fans were eagerly waiting for the squad announcement. Finally, the squad has been announced. Lionel Scaloni revealed a 26-player squad for the Qatar World Cup 2022. We have discussed every imperative aspect of the world cup squad in the further given sections. So be sticky with this page and keep reading this article for more details. Drag down the page and take a peek at the below-placed sections for more details. Follow more updates on Newsminatii.in
Lionel Scaloni announced the names of the players who will represent the Albiceleste at the world cup in Qatar. Regardless, a few surprising selections were expected and the same also happened. Lionel Scaloni had to choose someone in the absence of Giovani Lo Celso who is healing from surgery for a muscle injury. According to the reports, Giovani Lo Celso underwent a muscle injury surgery in recent days thus the Villarreal midfield is unavailable for the world cup. Drag down the page and read who takes his place.
Giovani Lo Celso has been replaced by Exequiel Palacios. Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “The dream has already begun. This is the list of players who will defend the shirt of the Argentina National Team. They are proud to be called up and wear this shirt. Let’s hope that you as fans are too. All together.” Take a look at the further given section and learn what is the squad for the upcoming world cup. Drag down the page.
Juan Foyth is another surprise entry to the squad. Three goalkeepers were named in the 26 players’ squad. Emiliano Martínez (Aston Villa), Geronimo Rulli (Villarreal), and Franco Armani (River Plate) are three goalkeepers. While the squad has 9 defenders including Gonzalo Montiel (Sevilla), Nahuel Molina (Atletico Madrid), Cristian Romero (Tottenham), Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica), German Pezzella (Real Betis), Lisandro Martinez (Manchester United), Juan Foyth (Villarreal), Marcos Acuna (Sevilla), and Nicolas Tagliafico (Olympique Lyon).
Argentina’s squad has 7 midfielders including Leandro Paredes (Juventus), Rodrigo De Paul (Atletico Madrid), Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton), Alejandro Papu Gomez (Sevilla), Guido Rodriguez (Real Betis), Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen), and Enzo Fernandez (Benfica).
It has 7 forwards including Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain), Angel Di María (Juventus), Julian Alvarez (Manchester City), Lautaro Martinez (Internazionale), Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina), Paulo Dybala (Roma), and Joaquin Correa (Internazionale).