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This is a list of players that have played for the Argentina national football team. The ...
Players that have won the Football Summer Olympics Golden Shoe: Domingo Tarasconi, 9 goals in 1928; Hernán Crespo, 6 goals in 1996; Carlos Tevez, 8 goals in 2004; Managers. The first Argentina national team manager was Ángel Vázquez, appointed in 1924. Guillermo Stábile is the manager with the most matches coaching the team (127).
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.
This category is for footballers who have appeared for the senior Argentina national football team (but not players who have only been capped at Under-21 or other junior levels). Players in this category should also be left in category:Argentine footballers .
Argentina; Nickname(s) La Albiceleste (The White and Sky-Blues) Association: Argentine Football Association (AFA) Confederation: CONMEBOL (South America) Head coach: Lionel Scaloni: Captain: Lionel Messi: Most caps: Javier Mascherano (147) Top scorer: Lionel Messi : Home stadium: Antonio Vespucio Liberti (El Monumental) FIFA code: ARG
Women's football in Argentina remains largely in the shadow of the men in terms of play development and fan support; in women's sports in Argentina, field hockey and volleyball are also more popular. Almost all its members were amateur players until 1991 when the Campeonato de Fútbol Femenino was founded to increase football popularity among ...
The Footballer of the Year of Argentina (in Spanish: Olimpia de Plata al Mejor Futbolista, that literally translates to "Silver Olimpia to the Best Footballer) is a yearly award given by the Argentine Sports Journalists' Circle (Círculo de Periodistas Deportivos de la República Argentina) as one of the Olimpia Awards, the most important sports award in Argentina.YearPlayerClubNote2019Barcelona ( Spain)Won the 2018–19 La Liga, 2019 Ballon d'Or, The Best FIFA Men's Player,Won the Pichichi Trophy and European Golden Shoe2018Led the team that won the 2018 Copa Libertadores and the 2017 Supercopa Argentina (played in 2018), both finals against Boca Juniors. Named South American Footballer of the Year.2017Barcelona ( Spain)Won the 2016–17 Copa del Rey, European Golden Shoe, Pichichi Trophy.2017Top goalscorer and champion of the 2016–17 Argentine Primera División.
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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.
Argentina took part for the first time in the 1928 Olympic Games held in the Netherlands. The team advanced to the final after defeating United States with a thrashing 11–2 in the first round, and Belgium in the second. In the semi-finals, the national team smashed Egypt ...
In 1932 no football tournament was held, restarting the activities in 1936, being interrupted due to World War II until 1948. Because of an agreement between FIFA and the IOC, only amateur players were allowed to play in the football tournaments from then on. Argentina returned t
The national team returned for the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul. The changes made by the IOC allowed the squad to include professional players in its list, some of them with several years playing in Argentine Primera División, such as Luis Islas, Pedro Monzón ...
The Argentina national under-23 football team has been known or nicknamed as the "Albicelestes ".
Argentina play its home matches on the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti.
The Argentina and Brazil national football teams are sporting rivals.
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