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Top 5 Best Players in Argentina National Football Team

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In a country where football is more than just a sport—it’s a way of life—the Argentina National Football Team stands as a beacon of pride and inspiration. From the legendary Maradona era to the present. These players have etched their names into the annals of football history, igniting the spirits of fans worldwide. Check the Top 5 Best Players in Argentina National Football Team.

Each player donning the iconic blue and white jersey carries the weight of a nation’s dreams and aspirations on their shoulders. They do so with unparalleled grace and fervor. Argentina is a powerhouse of football, with a rich history and a loyal fan base.

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Top 5 Best Players in Argentina National Football Team

Argentina is one of the most successful and popular national football teams in the world. They have won three World Cups, 15 Copa América titles, and two Olympic gold medals. The annals of the sport have also seen the emergence of some of the most iconic figures in its history, including legends like Diego Maradona, Gabriel Batistuta, and Lionel Messi.

As we delve into this star-studded lineup, get ready to witness the exceptional talents. Cause they have cemented Argentina’s stature as a force to be reckoned with on the global football stage. So, without further ado, let’s begin!

5. Ángel Di María

Ángel Di María is a versatile and creative winger who can play on either flank or as an attacking midfielder. He has been a key player for Argentina since his debut in 2008, scoring 29 goals in 132 appearances. Further, he was part of the team that reached the finals of the 2014 World Cup and the 2015 and 2016 Copa América.

He also won the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics and the 2021 Copa América. Furthermore, he secured victory in the final by netting the decisive goal against Brazil. Di María plays for Paris Saint-Germain in France, where he has won seven domestic titles and reached the final of the UEFA Champions League in 2020.

NicknameFideo
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth14 February 1988
Age35
Birth placeRosario
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolGraduated from the academy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 Kg
Family DetailsMarried to Jorgelina Cardoso

4. Lautaro Martínez

Lautaro Martínez is a young and talented striker who has emerged as one of the best forwards in Europe. He has been a regular starter for Argentina since 2018, scoring 21 goals in 48 games. He was instrumental in Argentina’s World Cup qualification campaign, scoring seven goals in eight matches.

Moreover, he also helped Argentina win the 2021 Copa América, forming a lethal partnership with Lionel Messi. Martínez plays for Inter Milan in Italy, scoring 49 goals in 132 games. Furthermore, he was part of the team that won the Serie A title in 2021, ending Juventus’ nine-year dominance.

NicknameThe Bull
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth22 August 1997
Age25 
Birth placeBahía Blanca
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight72 Kg
Family DetailsPartner Agustina Gandolfo 

3. Sergio Agüero

Sergio Agüero is a legendary striker who is Argentina’s third-highest scorer of all time with 41 goals in 101 caps. He made his debut in 2006 at the age of 18, becoming the youngest player to play for Argentina until Lionel Messi broke his record. He has participated in four World Cups and five Copa América tournaments, reaching three finals. Additionally, he won the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics with Di María.

Agüero is best known for his prolific career at Manchester City in England, where he scored 260 goals in 390 games. He won five Premier League titles, six League Cups, and one FA Cup with City. Additionally, he became the highest-scoring foreign player in Premier League history. He recently joined Barcelona in Spain, where he will reunite with his friend and compatriot Messi.

NicknameNot Available
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth2 June 1988
Age35
BirthplaceBuenos Aires
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.73 m
Weight 77 Kg
Family DetailsPartner Sofía Calzetti 

2. Nicolás Otamendi

Top 5 Best Players in Argentina National Football Team
Nicolás Otamendi is one of the Top 5 Best Players in Argentina National Football Team

Nicolás Otamendi is a solid and experienced defender who is Argentina’s captain and leader. He has been a regular national team member since 2009, earning 103 caps and scoring four goals. He was part of the team that reached the finals of the 2014 World Cup and the 2015 and 2016 Copa América.

Furthermore, he also lifted the trophy at the 2021 Copa América, where he played every minute of every game and was named in the team of the tournament. Otamendi plays for Benfica in Portugal, where he has won one league title and one cup. He previously played for Manchester City, where he won two Premier League titles, four League Cups, and one FA Cup.

NicknameThe General
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth12 February 1988
Age35
BirthplaceEl Talar
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.83 m
Weight 82 Kg
Family DetailsParents Mr and Mrs Hernan Otamendi

1. Lionel Messi

Messi is one of the top 5 Best Players in Argentina National Football Team

Lionel Messi is undoubtedly among the most exceptional players in history, if not the very best. He is Argentina’s most-capped player and all-time top scorer with 175 games and 103 goals. Messi made his debut in 2005 at the age of 17, becoming the youngest player to play and score for Argentina.

He has played in five World Cups and seven Copa América tournaments, reaching four finals. He finally ended his long wait for a major trophy with Argentina by winning the 2023 Qatar world cup. However, Messi plays for Barcelona, where he has spent his entire club career since joining as a teenager.

He has scored a staggering 672 goals in 778 games for Barça, breaking numerous records along the way. He has won ten La Liga titles, seven Copa del Rey titles, four UEFA Champions League titles, and six Ballon d’Or awards with Barça.

NicknameLeo
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth24 June 1987
Age36 years
Birth placeRosario
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolEscuela Primaria N° 66 “Gral. Las Heras”
Height1.70 m
Weight72 Kg
Family DetailsSpouse/Ex Name: Antonella Roccuzzo (M. 2017), Father Name: Jorge Messi, Mother Name: Celia María Cuccittini, Siblings Name: Maria Sol Messi, Matias Messi, Rodrigo Messi, Children Name: Ciro Messi Roccuzz, Mateo Messi, Thiago Messi

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