Lionel Messi back in Argentina National squad after 8 months

Lionel Messi is set to make first International appearance for Argentina after the misery in FIFA World Cup 2018. Argentina is set to play a couple of friendlies against Venezuela and Morocco.

Messi’s return to the team will be a matter of good news for Argentine supporters as the COPA America is less than 100 days away. Similarly, Angel Di Maria was also included for the first time since the World Cup.

The Barcelona star, Lionel Messi was given time to recover from the set back, back in summer where Argentina were thrashed by France from round of 16.

31- members squad list:

Goalkeepers: Franco Armani (River Plate), Agustin Marchesin (Club America), Juan Musso(Udinese) and Esteban Andrada (Boca Juniors).

Defenders: German Pezzella(Fiorentina), Gabriel Mercado(Sevilla), Juan Foyth (Tottenham), Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax), Walter Kannemann (Gremio), Marcos Acuna (Sporting Lisbon), Gonzalo Montiel (River Plate), Renzo Saravia (Racing Club), Lisandro Martinez (Defensa y Justicia).

Midfielders: Leandro Paredes (PSG), Guido Rodriguez (America),Giovani Lo Celso (Real Betis), Manuel Lanzini (West Ham), Roberto Pereyra (Watford), Angel Di Maria (PSG), Matias Zaracho (Racing Club), Ivan Marcone (Boca Juniors), Domingo Blanco (Defensa y Justicia), Rodrigo de Paul (Udinese).

Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Paulo Dybala (Juventus), Dario Benedetto (Boca Juniors), Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan), Matias Suarez (River), Gonzalo Martinez (Atlanta United).


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