Argentina Copa America 2021 Team Squad Lineup fixtures & Broadcast channels: Argentina is among one of the Football teams that have garnered huge fans since the advent of these popular game. Even though in the following years, Argentina has not been able to succeed as to their South American counterparts, the team still holds a massive loyal fan base.
It was the 2018 FIFA World Cup, When La Albiceleste received a huge set back in Russia, it was a clear indication that the squad needed a colossal rearrangement. The team under the leadership of Jorge Sampaoli was going through a lot of struggles and even in the presence of the star footballer of all time, Lionel Messi, the team could not find the motivation to clinch the prestigious trophy.
Lionel Scaloni, Former Argentinean right-back took charge from Sampaoli, assigned as a caretaker coach to lead the National team during the tough times. Scaloni has been present as the Sampaoli’s coaching set-up since the 2018 FIFA World Cup, wherein November 2018 got selected as the permanent manager of the National Team until the end of the Copa America.
So far in the Copa America, Argentina has shown a fantastic record having reached the final in 4 out of the last 5 tournaments but unfortunately faced a loss on all the 4 occasions. The team had to face three defeats due to penalties, including the last two times, wherein 2015 and 2016 on both occasions faced a loss against Chile.
Uruguay is the only team to remain champions on 14 occasions by winning the tournament more than 15 times than that of La Albeceleste. It was in the year 1993, Argentina won the Copa America title, and this time under the key player Lionel Messi, the squad is desperate to get their hands on the Trophy once again.
Argentina Copa America 2021 Schedule
Argentina Copa America 2021 Team Squad
These Argentinian fans will see their favorite team in Group B alongside Columbia, Paraguay, and invitees Qatar. Even though the group looks comfortable on paper, however, Scaloni has to showcase extraordinarily when the team takes to field on June 15th.
This time you will see some major changes in the squad by the Argentina manager that flew to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where only 9 players from the list have made it to the upcoming Copa America Squad.
Goal Keepers: Agustin Marchesin (Club America), Franco Armani (River Plate), and Esteban Andrada (Boca Juniors).
Defenders: Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Juan Foyth (Tottentham Hotspur), German Pezella (Fiorentina), Ramiro Funes Mori (Villareal), Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax), Marcos Acuna (Sporting Lisbon), Renzo Saravia (Racing Club) and Milton Casco (River Plate).
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes (PSG), Giovani Lo Celso (Real Bites), Guido Rodriguez (Club America), Guido Pizzaro (UANL), Rodrigo De Paul (Udinese), Roberto Pereyra (Watford), Angel Di Maria (PSG).
Forward: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Paulo Dybala (Juventus), Matias Suarez (River Plate).
Key Players To Watch
One of the keys and best players in the Argentina Squad, these Barcelona Skipper has once again showcased brilliant execution this season scoring 51 goals in 50 games in all the competitions for the Blaugrana. One of the favorites of the Copa America tournament, fans from all across the world is once again expecting and hoping big from the star contender.
It was a fantastic season for the Manchester striker who has scored 32 goals and 9 assists from 46 games in all the competitions. His combination with his good friend Messi boosts the team’s confidence in the coming Copa America season as well. His exceptional finishing abilities and positioning are going to pose a stiff challenge on the Copa America title.