After Brazil, Argentina was the second team to qualify in South American Qualifiers. Currently, Argentina is on a 30 match unbeaten streak and current Copa America winners are favorites to lift this year’s World Cup. Their last loss came against Brazil in the 2019 Copa America knockout round. Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni is expected to announce the Argentina Squad of 23 players by the end of October 2022.
Argentina Final World Cup 2022 Squad
National team coach Lionel Scaloni and Argentina FA has announced the final 26 man squad for Argentina. There were several surprise inclusions in the squad as well as some key players left out. Below is the full 23-man squad heading to 2022 FIFA World cup.
Below is the list of players confirmed in the 2022 Argentina squad for world cup.
|1||Emiliano Martinez||Aston Villa||GoalKeeper|
|2||Franco Armani||River Plate||GoalKeeper|
|8||German Pazzella||Real Betis||Defender|
|9||Lisandro Martinez||Manchester United||Defender|
|13||Exequille Palacios||Bayer Leverkusen||Midfielder|
|14||Guido Rodriguez||Real Betis||Midfielder|
|16||Rodrigo De Paul||Atletico Madrid||Midfielder|
|20||Angel Di Maria||Juventus||Forward|
|21||Lionel Messi (C)||PSG||Forward|
|22||Angel Correa||Atletico Madrid||Forward|
|23||Lautaro Martinez||Inter Milan||Forward|
|24||Paulo Dybala||AS Roma||Forward|
|25||Julian Alvarez||Manchester City||Forward|
According to official FIFA squad guidelines for FIFA world Cup 2022, every team must announce their 23-man squad 30 days before the tournament begins. We can expect the final Argentina world cup squad by 20th October. A lot can change by the time the squad announcement is supposed to be made.
How many players are Argentina allowed to take to the 2022 World Cup?
Lionel Scaloni was permitted 28 players for the 2021 Copa America, due to the potential of COVID-19 outbreaks during the tournament. For the 2022 World Cup in Qatar – unless otherwise stated – it is expected that the squad number will be reduced back down to the usual 23.
Argentina National Team Coach: Lionel Scaloni
After the country’s failure at the World Cup in Russia, Lionel Scaloni was named caretaker manager until the end of the year. In November 2018, the former was confirmed in the post until the following June when the 2019 Copa América was due to take place and led the side to third place in Brazil.
However, he turns Argentina’s fate. Lionel Scaloni led Argentina to the 2021 Copa América title after defeating Brazil (1–0), helping them win their first trophy in 28 years. In November of that year, he was nominated for The Best FIFA Football Coach Award but did not make the final three shortlist.
Possible Starting Lineup Of Argentina In World Cup 2022
If Di maria remains healthy and fit that will be Argentina’s Official lineup for the group and Knock matches.
Daybla will be forced from the bench. So does, Julian Alvarez.
They will start their traditional 4-4-2 formation with Messi and Lautaro Martinez at the front.
Youngsters to watch out for?
Thiago Almada: 20-year-old Attacking midfielder from Argentina rising to the big occasion. As Thiago Almada is close to a move to Manchester City. Almada already made 80 appearances for Velez Sarsfield, in which he registered 20 goals and seven assists. The young and promising midfielder is all set to impress in the next year’s world cup.
Alejandro Garnacho: 17 years wonder kid from manchester United got his maiden call for Argentina national team in their last qualifier match against Venezuela. The Manchester United academy player catches the attention of Leo Messi and the Manager and will be picked for Worldcup.
Argentina 2022 FIFA World Cup Match Schedule:
Argentina’s schedule for the 2022 World Cup include matches against Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Poland. Anything but a group win will be a diester for this team and we expect them to breeze past this group.
|22 November||Argentina vs Saudi Arabia||Doha, Qatar|
|26 November||Argentina vs Mexico||Doha, Qatar|
|30 November||Poland vs Argentina||Doha, Qatar|