Argentina football team head coach Gerardo Martino has declared the preliminary 30-men squad for the upcoming Copa America tournament in Chile. Barcelona star striker Lionel Messi is expected to lead the side in the showpiece event beginning from 11 June, 2015. Final 23-members squad will be announced before 1st June.
Despite his poor form and performance for Manchester United, Angel Di Maria has been included in the Argentine side and hopefully he’ll get place in the final squad. Sergio Aguero, Carlos Tevez and Ezequiel Lavezzi will be moving legs with Messi to score the goals.
Argentina is in Group B of 2015 Copa America and will be facing Paraguay in their opening match on 13 June at Estadio La Portada in La Serena. Let’s have a look at the announced preliminary Argentine roster for Chile tournament.
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero, Nahuel Guzman, Mariano Andujar, Agustin Marchesin.
Defenders: Pablo Zabaleta, Facundo Roncaglia, Ezequiel Garay, Martin Demichelis, Nicolas Otamendi, Federico Fernandez, Marcos Rojo, Milton Casco, Lucas Orban.
Midfielders: Javier Mascherano, Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega, Roberto Pereyra, Fernando Gago, Angel Di Maria, Federico Mancuello, Maxi Rodriguez, Enzo Perez, Erik Lamela, Javier Pastore.
Strikers: Lionel Messi, Nicolas Gaitan, Sergio Aguero, Carlos Tevez, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Gonzalo Higuain.
TyC Sports and El Trece will be telecasting live Copa America 2015 matches in Argentina.