After that Mario Ledesma announced the list of 32 players called up for the July window, which will end with two matches against Wales in Cardiff, the Argentine Rugby Union finally confirmed that Los Pumas will have their debut on the tour against Romania on July 3 in Bucharest.
In this way, the Argentine team returns to Romania after 29 years, the last game played there was in 1992, also in Bucharest, with a 21-18 win in the blue and white. It will be the ninth meeting with each other in history. The last? It was in 2011, during the RWC in New Zealand.
26 days to see Los Pumas on the field again after a long wait, The Argentine fixture for the tour of Europe in July has already been defined. After facing Romania in Bucharest on July 3, the teams led by Julián Montoya will close the international window against the last Six Nations champion, Wales, on the 10th and 17th of the same month in Cardiff.
“The Romanian rugby team deserves these strong matches with Argentina and Scotland, especially as we have been waiting for them for a long time. It is an important moment, not only for rugby fans to flock to the stadium to cheer on their favorites, but for all sports lovers because, in the end, we must look beyond this pandemic and little by little, with all the measures recommended by the authorities, so that we can return to our lives, “said Alin Petrache, president of the Romanian Rugby Federation.