Argentina is one of the top recognized teams in the world of football. With Messi in their squad, the team automatically gets the most attention when compared to the other sides. Argentina is one of the contenders in the South American tournament. Ranked 8th in the world, the Argentinian team had reached the 2014 World Cup Finals. Already having grabbed the trophy 14 times, the Messi side will be aiming for the fifteenth time. Moreover, the team has the advantage of playing at home as Argentina are co-hosts for the Copa America 2021. The 2021 Copa America is scheduled to start from 13th June 2021.
|Head Coach||Lionel Scaloni|
Argentina Football Team Past Performance in Copa America History
Argentina has been participating in the Copa America since 1916. They have an impressive record when it comes to Copa America. Argentina’s team since 1916 has successfully won the Copa America fourteen times. They trail just one title behind Uruguay. Along with 14 championships, Argentina has also ended runner-up fourteen times. With this impressive record, Messi’s team will come into 2021 Copa America with an aim of equalling the Uruguay record.
Argentina Football Team Squad for Copa America 2021
As the preparations for the 2021 Copa America are still going on, the team management is yet to announce the final team members for team Argentina for the tournament.
We will update the complete Argentina football team squad for Copa America 2021 once the team is officially announced.
Who is the Captain of the Argentina Football Team?
Lionel Messi, who is worldwide recognized as Greatest of all Time (GOAT) is the skipper of the Argentinian football team. With some incredible record to his name, Messi will try to get a championship for his country for the fifteenth time.
Argentina Coaching Staff & Head Coach
|Head coach||Lionel Scaloni|
|Assistant coach||Pablo Aimar|
|Assistant coach||Roberto Ayala|
|Assistant coach||Walter Samuel|
|Assistant coach (analyst)||Matías Manna|
|Fitness coach||Luis Martín|
|Goalkeeping coach||Martín Tocalli|
Argentina Team Fixtures, Schedule for Copa America 2021
Argentina are co-hosts along with Colombia. They will enjoy the home advantage for this year’s Copa America. They are placed in Group A and will face Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia in their group stages. They will start their campaign at Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires on 13th June versus Chile.
|Chile||13th June 2021||Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires|
|Uruguay||17th June 2021||Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Córdoba|
|Paraguay||20th June 2021||Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires|
|Bolivia||27th June 2021||Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires|