Argentina National Football Team
The Argentina national football team (Spanish: Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in men’s international football and is governed by the Argentina Football Association, the governing body of football in Argentina. Argentina’s home stadium is the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespo Save Liberty in Buenos Aires.
(national team), also known as La Albiceleste, has appeared in five World Cup finals, including the first in 1930, which they lost 4–2 to Uruguay. Argentina won their next final in 1978, beating the Netherlands 3–1 in extra time. Argentina won 3-2 against West Germany in 1986, and their captain Diego Maradona inspired the tournament campaign. They made it to the World Cup final again in 1990, losing 1–0 to West Germany after a controversial penalty call in the 87th minute. Argentina, led by Lionel Messi, made their fifth appearance in the World Cup finals in 2014, again losing 1–0 to Germany in extra time. Argentina’s World Cup-winning managers are Cesar Luis Menotti in 1978 and Carlos Balardo in 1986.
Argentina Has also been Very Successful
Argentina has also been very successful in the Copa America, winning it 15 times, most recently under Lionel Messi in 2021, and is currently tied with Uruguay for most wins. The team also won the 1992 FIFA Confederations Cup. Argentina is the most successful team in the CONMEBOL – UEFA Cup of Champions, having won it twice (1993 and 2022). Argentina is known for rivalries with Brazil, Uruguay, England and Germany.
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