The Argentina national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in men's international football and is administered by the Argentine Football Association, the governing body for football in Argentina. Argentina's home stadium is Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires.
Association football is the most popular sport in the Argentine Republic and part of the culture in the country. It is the one with the most players (2,658,811 total, 331,811 of which are registered and 2,327,000 unregistered; with 3,377 clubs and 37,161 officials, all according to FIFA) and is the most popular recreational sport, played from childhood into old age.
People also ask
What is Argentina's football team?
What is highest level of football in argentina?
What was the first football game played in Argentina?
Did Argentina beat Mexico in the FIFA World Cup?
Argentina national football team results 1902–1920 (matches 1–83) 1920–1939 (matches 84–193) 1940–1959 (matches 194–317) 1960–1979 (matches 318–516)
The first match ever recorded by an Argentina national football team was played on 16 May 1901 against Uruguay, although the one played by Argentina on 20 July 1902 (also against Uruguay) is considered its first official match, a 6–0 win.
The Argentina–England football rivalry is a highly competitive sports rivalry that exists between the national football teams of the two countries, as well as their respective sets of fans. Games between the two teams, even those that are only friendly matches, are often marked by notable and sometimes controversial incidents.
Argentina national football team is the national football team of Argentina. They are nicknamed La Albiceleste (the blue and whites).
Argentina is the most successful nation in the FIFA World Youth Championship, winning the competition a record six times. The team has participated in 16 of the 22 World Championship events, since the 1979 edition, which they won. Argentina has also won five South American Youth Championships.
The Argentina Olympic football team represents Argentina in international football competitions during Olympic Games and Pan American Games. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23, except three overage players. The team is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA).
Argentina has participated in 14 of the 18 FIFA U-17 World Cups in which they finished in Third Place 3 times and Fourth Place twice. Argentina has also won the South American Under-17 Football Championship 4 times.
- related to: wikipedia argentina football highlights