FIFA U-20 World Cup

Argentina announces 21-man squad for  U20 FIFA World Cup

Rajarshi Shukla

May 13 2023
Argentina U20 FIFA World Cup

Host nation have announced their squad for U20 FIFA World Cup

Argentina have chosen a roster of 21 players for the 2023 U20 FIFA World Cup, where they will compete in the exact same pool as New Zealand.

The most visible player is holding midfielder Maximo Perrone, who plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League, but manager Javier Mascherano was additionally able to call on individuals from River Plate, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Inter, Juventus, Lazio, and Sporting de Portugal.

Argentina are fortunate to be playing in the tournament, despite the calibre of their playing ranks.

They failed to qualify after finishing behind Brazil, Colombia, and Paraguay at the South American U-20 finals in Colombia.

When Indonesia got rid of the U20 FIFA World Cup organising liberty, Argentina was given a second opportunity when the nation was designated as a late substitute venue for the competition, which begins on May 20.

Argentina will be led by Javier Mascherano, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and former national team captain. With 147 appearances, he is Argentina’s second-most-capped player of his career.

Argentina is perhaps the most accomplished nation in FIFA U-20 Men’s World Cup competition history, having captured it six times.

Manager: Javier Mascherano

Argentina 21-man squad for U20 FIFA World Cup 2023

Goalkeepers: Federico Gomes Gerth (Tigre) , Nicolás Cláa (Lanus) , Lucas Lavagnino (River Plate).

Defenders: Agustin Giay (San Lorenzo) , Tomás Avilés (Racing) , Lautaro Di, Lollo (Boca Juniors) , Valentín Gómez (Vélez) , Roman Vega (Barcelona) , Valentin Barco (Boca Juniors)

Midfielders: Mateo Tanlongo (Sporting De Portugal), Ignacio Miramón (Gimnasia Y Esgrima La Plata)

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