FIFA World Cup 2022 | Argentina announced the 26-man team | Injured Paulo Dybala also got a place

Two-time world champion Argentina has announced its squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022 (FIFA WC 2022), Argentina will begin its World Cup campaign with a match against Saudi Arabia on 22 November.
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FIFA World CUP 2022 Updates

Two-time world champion Argentina has announced its squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022 (FIFA WC 2022). Injured Paulo Dybala has also been given a place in this 26-member squad. Once again, the trio of Lionel Messi, Di Maria, and Paulo Dybala will be rocking in Argentina’s forward line.

35-year-old Lionel Messi will lead Argentina. This will be his fifth and probably the last FIFA World Cup. Along with Messi, this could be the last World Cup for legendary players like Angel Di Maria and Nicolas Otamendi. There is a good balance of youth and senior players in the team. All the players selected in the team are part of the legendary European football clubs.

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World Cup has not been won for 44 years.

Argentina last won the World Cup in 1978 by defeating West Germany. That is, this team has not been able to win the World Cup trophy for 44 years. Meanwhile, this team came very close to the title twice but faced defeat in the final. West Germany in 1990 and Germany in 2014 defeated Argentina in the final.

Argentina is in Group-C

Argentina will begin its World Cup campaign with a match against Saudi Arabia on 22 November. After this, they have to face Mexico and Poland. That is, the competition in this group is challenging. Let us tell you that the top 2 teams from each group will reach the next round.

Argentina is number three in the FIFA rankings. This team won the Copa America Cup last year. In such a situation, it is expected that Messi can end the 44-year drought for Argentina in his last World Cup.

Argentina World Cup 2022 squad

Goalkeepers: Emi Martinez (Aston Villa), Franco Armani (River Plate), Geronimo Rulli (Villarreal)
Defenders: Marcos Acuna (Sevilla), Juan Foyth (Villarreal),Lisandro Martinez (Manchester United), Nicolas Tagliafico (Lyon), Cristian Romero (Tottenham), Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica), Nahuel Molina (Atletico Madrid), Gonzalo Montiel (Sevilla), German Pezzella (Real Betis)
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes (Juventus), Rodrigo De Paul (Atletico Madrid), Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton), Enzo Fernandez (Benfica), Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen), Guido Rodriguez (Real Betis)
Forwards: Lionel Messi (PSG), Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan), Paulo Dybala (Roma), Joaquin Correa (Inter Milan), Julian Alvarez (Manchester City), Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina), Alejandro Gomez (Sevilla)