Argentina Squad for Copa America 2015

The Argentina squad for Copa America 2015 has some major inclusions from their squad of World Cup 2014. The team has always been a favourite, and there is no surprise assuming the Argentine team squad for Copa America this season will be the deadliest one in the Copa America hunt. Argentina has won Copa for a record 14 times, which is the highest number of times. Let’s have a quick look at the Argentina squad for Copa America 2015.

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Argentina Managers Team:

Gerardo Martino – The Argentine coach has been in-charge from 2014, after Argentina finished the World Cup as runners up. The coach has previously been attached to F.C Barcelona for a single season and finished runners up at both domestic league and cup. Martino has received enormous success while coaching Paraguay for five years. In-between, he had also been awarded the South American coach of the year in 2007.Gerardo-Martino

Martino believes in high pressing football with young players running around. The philosophy had been plain and simple everywhere from Paraguay to FC Barcelona.

Argentina Squad for Copa America 2015 –

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria), Nahuel Guzman (UANL), Mariano Andujar (Napoli), Agustin Marchesin (Santos Laguna)

Defenders: Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Facundo Roncaglia (Genoa), Ezequiel Garay (Zenit St. Petersburg), Martin Demichelis (Manchester City), Nicolas Otamendi (Valencia), Federico Fernandez (Swansea City), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Milton Casco (Newell’s Old Boys), Lucas Orban (Valencia)

Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Lucas Biglia (Lazio), Ever Banega (Sevilla), Roberto Pereyra (Juventus), Fernando Gago (Boca Juniors), Angel Di Maria (Manchester United), Federico Mancuello (Independiente), Maxi Rodriguez (Newell’s Old Boys), Enzo Perez (Valencia), Erik Lamela (Tottenham Hotspur), Javier Pastore (Paris Saint-Germain), Nicolas Gaitan (Benfica)

Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Carlos Tevez (Juventus), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Paris Saint-Germain), Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli)

Players to watch out for in Argentina squad for Copa America 2015 –

Lionel Messi – World’s best player has been outstanding again in this season. The player is on the top of his form and ruling out FC Bayern Munich form the Champions League, and the exclusion of Real Madrid at Semi final level has again set him up for the 5th FIFA Ballon D’or. Missing out on World Cup will surely make the striker hungrier to grab the Copa America 2015.Lionel-Messi

Carlos Tevez – The striker was out of the team for a long period but this season with 29 goals form 44 appearances in his club jersey of Juventus, the striker has proved his worth to get included. Juventus has also qualified for the Champions League final along with FC Barcelona.Carlos-tevez

Sergio Aguero – With another amazing year at Manchester City, Sergio has again been selected for the Argentina national team squad for Copa America 2014. The striker has recently won the FSF player of the year award for the year of 2014. He is going to be another key player for Argentine team in Copa America.


Team: Argentina

FIFA Ranking: 2

Group: B

Group Opponents – Uruguay, Paraguay, Jamaica


Wrap Up:

Missing out the World Cup in the final was heartbreaking for the Argentina football squad but the noticeable fact is then onwards all three Argentine strikers are in mesmerizing form. Be it Messi, Tevez or Aguero, all of them are lethal in the attacking third. With a great defence led by Mascherano and a working mid-field Argentina Squad for Copa America 2015 is again set to offer some wonders in the land of Chile.