FIFA World Cup Argentina Team 2014

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2014 Schedule 2014 Points Table
2014 Squad / Players List Facts
FIFA World Cup Record Individual Records
Most Capped Players Top Goalscorers
Managers 2010 Information

2014 FIFA World Cup Argentina Team Fixtures / Results

FIFA World Cup Argentina Team 2014 Schedule

15 Jun 2014 - 19:00 Local time
Maracanã - Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho
Rio De Janeiro
Group F Argentina 2-1 Bosnia and Herzegovina
21 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Estadio Mineirao
Belo Horizonte
Group F Argentina 1-0 Iran
25 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Estadio Beira-Rio
Porto Alegre
Group F Nigeria 2-3 Argentina

FIFA World Cup Argentina Team 2014 Points Table

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Argentina 3 3 0 0 6 3 +3 9

FIFA World Cup Argentina Team Squad 2014

Pos Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Sergio Romero  February 22, 1987 45 0 Monaco Monaco
GK Mariano Andújar  July 30, 1983 10 0 Italy Catania
GK Agustín Orión  July 26, 1981 3 0 Argentina Boca Juniors
DF Martín Demichelis  December 20, 1980 37 2 England Manchester City
DF Pablo Zabaleta  January 16, 1985 36 0 England Manchester City
DF Federico Fernández  February 21, 1989 24 2 Italy Napoli
DF Marcos Rojo  March 20, 1990 20 0 Portugal Sporting Lisbon
DF Ezequiel Garay  October 10, 1986 18 0 Portugal Benfica
DF Nicolás Otamendi  February 12, 1988 16 1 Brazil Atlético Mineiro
DF Hugo Campagnaro  June 27, 1980 13 0 Italy Internazionale
DF José María Basanta  April 3, 1984 8 0 Mexico Monterrey
DF Lisandro Ezequiel López  September 1, 1989 4 0 Spain Getafe
DF Gabriel Mercado  March 18, 1987 1 0 Argentina River Plate
MF Javier Mascherano  June 8, 1984 96 2 Spain Barcelona
MF Maxi Rodríguez  January 2, 1981 53 15 Argentina Newell's Old Boys
MF Fernando Gago  April 10, 1986 47 0 Argentina Boca Juniors
MF Ángel di María  February 14, 1988 45 9 Spain Real Madrid
MF Éver Banega  June 29, 1988 24 2 Argentina Newell's Old Boys
MF José Ernesto Sosa  June 19, 1985 19 1 Spain Atlético Madrid
MF Lucas Biglia  January 30, 1986 16 0 Italy Lazio
MF Augusto Fernández  April 10, 1986 7 1 Spain Celta Vigo
MF Enzo Pérez  February 22, 1986 5 1 Portugal Benfica
MF Ricardo Álvarez  April 12, 1988 5 0 Italy Internazionale
MF Fabián Rinaudo  May 15, 1987 4 0 Italy Catania
FW Lionel Messi (Captain)  June 24, 1987 84 37 Spain Barcelona
FW Sergio Agüero  June 2, 1988 50 21 England Manchester City
FW Gonzalo Higuaín  December 10, 1987 36 21 Italy Napoli
FW Ezequiel Lavezzi  May 3, 1985 29 4 France Paris Saint-Germain
FW Rodrigo Palacio  February 5, 1982 21 2 Italy Internazionale
FW Franco Di Santo  April 7, 1989 3 0 Germany Werder Bremen

FIFA World Cup Argentina Team Facts

Nickname(s) La Albiceleste (The White and Sky Blue)
Association Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head Coach Alejandro Sabella
Captain Lionel Messi
Most Caps Javier Zanetti (145)
Top Scorer Gabriel Batistuta (56)
Home Stadium Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti
FIFA Code ARG
FIFA Ranking 6
Highest FIFA Ranking 1 (March 2007)
Lowest FIFA Rranking 20 (August 1996)
Elo Ranking 4
Highest Elo Ranking 1 (most recently in July 2007, 34 times in total)
Lowest Elo Ranking 28 (June 1990)

Competitive Record

FIFA World Cup Record

FIFA World Cup Record   FIFA World Cup Qualification Record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1930 Runners-up 2nd 5 4 0 1 18 9
1934 Round 1 9th 1 0 0 1 2 3
1938 Withdrew  
1950 Withdrew  
1954 Did Not Enter  
1958 Group Stage 13th 3 1 0 2 5 10 4 3 0 1 10 2
1962 10th 3 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 11 3
1966 Quarter-Finals 5th 4 2 1 1 4 2 4 3 1 0 9 2
1970 Did Not Qualify 4 1 1 2 4 6
1974 Round 2 8th 6 1 2 3 9 12 4 3 1 0 9 2
1978 Champions 1st 7 5 1 1 15 4 Qualified as hosts
1982 Round 2 11th 5 2 0 3 8 7 Qualified as defending champions
1986 Champions 1st 7 6 1 0 14 5 6 4 1 1 12 6
1990 Runners-up 2nd 7 2 3 2 5 4 Qualified as defending champions
1994 Round of 16 10th 4 2 0 2 8 6 8 4 2 2 9 10
1998 Quarter-Finals 6th 5 3 1 1 10 4 16 8 6 2 23 13
2002 Group Stage 18th 3 1 1 1 2 2 18 13 4 1 42 15
2006 Quarter-Finals 6th 5 3 2 0 11 3 18 10 4 4 29 17
2010 5th 5 4 0 1 10 6 18 8 4 6 23 20
2014 Qualified 16 9 5 2 35 15
2018 TBD            
2022 TBD            
Total 2 Titles 16/20 70 37 13 20 123 80 116 68 27 21 195 111

Individual Records

Most Capped Players

Rank. Name Career Caps Goals
1 Javier Zanetti 1994–2011 145 5
2 Roberto Ayala 1994–2007 115 7
3 Diego Simeone 1988–2002 106 11
4 Oscar Ruggeri 1983–1994 97 7
5 Javier Mascherano 2003–present 96 2
6 Diego Maradona 1977–1994 91 34
7 Ariel Ortega 1993–2010 87 17
8 Lionel Messi 2005–present 84 37
9 Gabriel Batistuta 1991–2002 78 56
10 Juan Pablo Sorín 1996–2006 76 11

Top Goalscorers

Rank. Player Career Goals Caps Avg/Game
1 Gabriel Batistuta 1991–2002 56 78 0.718
2 Lionel Messi 2005–present 37 84 0.446
3 Hernán Crespo 1995–2007 35 64 0.555
4 Diego Maradona 1977–1994 34 91 0.374
5 Luis Artime 1961–1967 24 25 0.960
6 Leopoldo Luque 1975–1981 22 45 0.488
Daniel Passarella 1976–1986 22 70 0.314
8 Herminio Masantonio 1935–1942 21 19 1.105
José Sanfilippo 1956–1962 21 29 0.724
Gonzalo Higuaín 2009–present 21 36 0.600
Sergio Agüero 2006–present 21 50 0.429

Managers

Dates Name
1924–25 Ángel Vázquez
1926–27 Jorge Valderrama
1927–28 José Lago Millán
1928–29 Francisco Olazar
1929–30 Francisco Olazar & Juan José Tramutola
1934 Felipe Pascucci
1934–37 Manuel Seoane
1937–39 Ángel Fernández Roca
1939–60 Guillermo Stábile
1960–61 Victorio Spinetto
1962–63 Juan Carlos Lorenzo
Dates Name
1963 Alejandro Galán
1963–64 Horacio Torres
1964–68 José María Minella
1968 Renato Cesarini
1968–69 Humberto Maschio
1969 Adolfo Pedernera
1969–72 Juan José Pizzuti
1972–74 Omar Sívori
1974 Vladislao Cap
1974–83 César Luis Menotti
1983–90 Carlos Bilardo
Dates Name
1990–94 Alfio Basile
1994–98 Daniel Passarella
1998–04 Marcelo Bielsa
2004–06 José Pekerman
2006–08 Alfio Basile
2008–10 Diego Maradona
2010–11 Sergio Batista
2011–present Alejandro Sabella

FIFA World Cup Argentina Fixtures / Results 2010

FIFA World Cup Argentina Quater Finals 2010

Date - Time Venue   Results  
Saturday, 03 July Cape Town, 16:00 Argentina 0-4 Germany

FIFA World Cup Argentina Pre-Quater Finals 2010

Match Date - Time Venue   Results  
51 Sunday, 27 June Bloemfontein, 16:00 Argentina 3:1 Mexico

 

Match Date - Time Venue   Results  
3 12/06 16:00 Johannesburg - JEP Argentina 1:0 Nigeria
20 17/06 13:30 Johannesburg - JSC Argentina 4:1 (2:1) Korea Republic
36 22/06 20:30 Polokwane Greece 0:2 (0:0) Argentina

FIFA World Cup Argentina Squad 2010

NUM NAME POSITION HT WT DOB
- Mariano Andujar Goalkeeper 1.94m 87 kg July 30, 1983
- Diego Pozo Goalkeeper 1.90m 86 kg February 16, 1978
- Sergio Romero Goalkeeper 1.92m 83 kg July 22, 1987
- Nicolas Burdisso Defender 1.82m 81 kg April 12, 1981
- Ariel Garcé Defender 1.77m 71 kg July 14, 1979
- Gabriel Heinze Defender 1.78m 72 kg March 19, 1978
- Nicolás Otamendi Defender 1.78m 75 kg February 12, 1988
- Clemente Rodriguez Defender 1.67m 65 kg July 31, 1981
- Walter Samuel Defender 1.83m 83 kg March 23, 1978
- Mario Bolatti Midfielder 1.89m 81 kg February 17, 1985
- Martin Gaston Demichelis Midfielder 1.84m 78 kg December 20, 1980
- Ángel Di María Midfielder 1.78m 75 kg February 14, 1988
- Jonás Gutiérrez Midfielder 1.83m 73 kg July 5, 1983
- Javier Mascherano Midfielder 1.78m 77 kg June 8, 1984
- Javier Pastore Midfielder 1.87m 78 kg June 20, 1989
- Maxi Rodríguez Midfielder 1.80m 79 kg January 2, 1981
- Juan Sebastian Veron Midfielder 1.85m 80 kg March 9, 1975
- Sergio Aguero Forward 1.70m 69 kg June 2, 1988
- Alberto Diego Milito Forward 1.79m 78 kg June 12, 1979
- Gonzalo Higuaín Forward 1.84m 75 kg January 10, 1987
- Lionel Messi Forward 1.69m 67 kg June 24, 1987
- Mart¡n Palermo Forward 1.88m 84 kg November 7, 1973
- Carlos Tevez Forward 1.68m 67 kg February 5, 1984