FIFA World Cup: Lionel Messi-led Argentina Squad Ready to Fight for Third Title

The two-time Champion Argentina's squad was announced by coach Alejandro Sabella with the likes of Messi and Sergio Aguero leading the pack.

updated: June 04, 2014 15:09 IST
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Argentina's 23-player World Cup squad announced by coach Alejandro Sabella with the list headed by Barcelona's Lionel Messi but missing midfielder Ever Banega, Nicolas Otamendi and Jose Sosa.

Banega was left out after Sabella elected to side with Celta Vigo's Augusto Fernandez, who has recovered from injury.

Two-time world champions Argentina, who haven't been past the quarter-finals since the 1990 World Cup, will play debutants Bosnia in their Group F opener on June 15.

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