Argentina soccer is ranked #3 in the world by FIFA as of October 2022.
“La Abiceleste” plays CONMEBOL (South American) soccer at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Belgrano, Buenos Aires.
We were runners-up at the 2014 World Cup Brazil. We won the 1986 World Cup Mexico and the 1978 World Cup Argentina.
Our arch-rivals are Brazil. We have a friendly rivalry with Colombia. We are among the world’s most fanatic football fans.
¡Vamos, vamos, Argentina!
Argentina FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar
The world is watching to see whether Messi, one of the greatest soccer players of all time, can get a World Cup win to cap his illustrious career. It’s likely his last World Cup.
Watch Netherlands vs Argentina (world #8 vs #3), a FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar Quarter-final match, on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 3pm ET. We got through on penalties 4-3. 🇦🇷
Watch Argentina vs Croatia (world #3 vs #12), a FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar Semi-final match, on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 3pm ET. Argentina won 3-0. 🇦🇷
Watch Argentina vs France or Morocco (world #3 vs ???), the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar Final, on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 11am ET. 🇦🇷
Argentina FIFA World Cup 2018
Argentina starts its campaign against Iceland on Saturday, June 16, 2018.
Argentina World Cup Team
Jorge Sampaoli from Sevilla took over Argentina on June 3, 2017.
Sampaoli is the third Argentina coach in this World Cup qualifier campaign. He famously led Chile to beat Argentina on penalties in the 2015 Copa America final.
Lionel Messi is our captain.
- Nahuel Guzmán (#1) plays for Tigres UANL in Mexico
- Franco Armani (#12) plays for River Plate in Argentina
- Wilfredo Caballero (#23) plays for Chelsea in England. Caballero is the veteran goalkeeper
- Gabriel Mercado (#2) plays for Sevilla in Spain
- Nicolás Tagliafico (#3) plays for Ajax in The Netherlands
- Christian Ansaldi (#4) plays for Torino in Italy
- Federico Fazio (#6) plays for Roma in Italy
- Javier Mascherano (#14) plays for Hebei Fortune in China
- Marcos Rojo (#16) plays for Manchester United in England
- Nicolás Otamendi (#17) from Buenos Aires plays for Manchester City in England.
- Lucas Biglia (#5) plays for Milan in Italy
- Éver Banega (#7) plays for Sevilla in Spain
- Marcos Acuña (#8) plays for Sporting Lisbon in Portugal
- Maximiliano Meza (#13) plays for Independiente in Argentina
- Enzo Pérez (#15) plays for River Plate in Argentina
- Eduardo Salvio (#15) plays for Benfica in Portugal
- Giovani Lo Celso (#20) plays for PSG in France. He is one of the team’s young talents.
- Gonzalo Higuaín (#9) plays for Juventus in Italy
- Lionel Messi (#10) from Rosario plays for FC Barcelona in Spain
- Ángel Di Maria (#11) from Rosario plays for PSG in France
- Sergio Agüero (#19) plays for Manchester City in England
- Paulo Dybala (#21) plays for Juventus in Italy
- Cristian Pavón (#22) plays for Boca Juniors in Argentina
Argentina Soccer Championships
FIFA World Cup
In 18 appearances, we won the World Cup twice in 1986 and 1978.
In 43 appearances, we won Copa América 15 times in 2021, 1993, 1991, 1959, 1957, 1955, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1941, 1937, 1929, 1927, 1925, and 1921.
FIFA Confederation Cup
In three appearances, we won the Confederation Cup in 1992.