One of the most prominent and versatile football playing nation, and one of the giants of the world and South American football, the domain of world football in unimaginable without considering Argentina. Including the inaugural World cup, Argentina took part in 17 times, being the champions 2 times and 3 times runners up and they have been 14 times Copa America champions. Their techniques with quick short pass and style, a mixture of South American elegance and European power football captivate their supporter and spectators. Many great players came out of Argentina, like Alfredo Di Stefano, Daniel Passarella, Gabriel Batistuta, Lionel Messi and one of the greatest of them all Diego Maradona. Though football is embedded into the Argentine culture, is brought into the country much later by the British immigrants and first organized match was played in 1867.
In this video, we are presenting you all the 6 goals scored by Argentina’s in their 2018 World Cup campaign. They played their group matches against Iceland, Croatia, and Nigeria and finally departed from the world cup by getting beaten by the French 4-3. Their World Cup 2018 squad’s coach was Sampaoli Jorge. The 2018 World Cup squad is the following:
Players of Argentina in World Cup 2018:
Goalkeepers: Nahuel Guzman(1), Franco Armani(12), Wilfredo CABALLERO(23)
Defenders: Gabriel Mercado(2), Nicolas Tagliafico(3), Cristian Ansaldi(4), Federico Fazio(6), Marcos Acuna(8), Javier MASCHERANO(14), Marcos Rojo (16), Nicolas Otamendi(17),Eduardo Salvio(18) .
Midfielders: Lucas Biglia(5), Ever Banega(7), Angel Di Maria(11),Maximiliano MEZA(13), Enzo Perez(15), Giovani Lo Celso(20), Cristian Pavon(23).
Forwards: Gonzalo Higuain(9), Lionel MESSI(10), Sergio Aguero(19), Paulo DYBALA(21).
Statistics of Argentina in FIFA World Cup 2018:
- Matches Played: 4
- Goals Scored: 6
- Goals Against: 9
- Shots: 53
- Attempts on Target: 18
- Penalties: 0 Offsides: 6
- Corners: 24
- Fouls Committed: 55
- Fouls Suffered: 75
- Yellow Cards: 11
- Red Cards: 0