Messi, Di Maria and Aguero in Argentina’s Copa America squad

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Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero

Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero and Ángel Di María are headlining the Argentina squad that can head to Brazil for the Copa America, in search of their nationwide workforce’s first main title since 1993. The checklist was revealed Thursday by South American soccer’s governing physique, CONMEBOL.

Defender Juan Foyth and striker Lucas Ocampos are essentially the most notable absentees from the 28-player squad, regardless of that includes often since Lionel Scaloni turned head coach in 2018.

Foyth was concerned late when Argentina conceded a last-minute equalizer to Colombia in a World Cup qualifying match earlier this week.

The Villareal defender, a winner of the most recent Europa League, misplaced possession on the fringe of the penalty field. Colombia subsequently crossed after which discovered the again of the online with a header by Miguel Borja.

Sevilla’s Ocampos had a lackluster efficiency within the 1-1 draw towards Chile final week, additionally in a World Cup qualifier.

Scaloni’s squad included Cristian Romero and Nahuel Molina Lucero, who have been delivered to Argentina’s senior workforce for the primary time in the course of the newest rounds of World Cup qualifiers.

Argentina’s will open its Group A marketing campaign towards Chile on Monday at Rio de Janeiro. Uruguay, Bolivia and Paraguay are additionally in Group A.

Argentina Squad:

Goalkeepers: Franco Armani (River Plate), Emiliano Martínez (Aston Villa), Agustín Marchesín (Porto) and Juan Musso (Udinese)

Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel (River), Nicolás Otamendi (Benfica), Germán Pezzella, Lucas Martínez Quarta (Fiorentina), Nicolás Tagliafico, Lisandro Martínez (Ajax), Marcos Acuña (Sevilla), Cristian Romero (Atalanta), Nahuel Molina Lucero (Udinese).

Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Ángel Di María (Paris Saint-Germain), Guido Rodríguez (Betis), Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham), Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen), Nicolás González (Stuttgart), Rodrigo De Paul (Udinese), Alejandro Gómez (Sevilla), Ángel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Nicolás Domínguez (Bologna)

Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Lautaro Martínez (Inter Milan), Joaquín Correa (Lazio), Lucas Alario (Bayer Leverkusen) and Sergio Agüero (Barcelona). 

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