Argentina returned to work on the property that the Argentine Football Association owns in Ezeiza. Matías Lucuix defined a list of nineteen players for this work cycle, some of whom will be joining in the coming days, from Europe and in accordance with current protocols.
They are nine 2016 world champions and thirteen winners of the 2020 Qualifiers in Brazil. In total, the list will be made up of 19 players and will now work on the Ezeiza property, which has already been released from the Major Soccer Team. This week they will work Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, while from next week they will work from Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday mornings. On Tuesdays and Thursdays it will be in double shift, while on Mondays the Covid tests will be carried out.
The work will last until August 15, the date on which the Argentine National Team will embark on a tour of Europe with matches against the Netherlands.
With a list of nine players from the Spanish league, six from the local league (although one of them, Vaporaki, has already confirmed that he will continue his career in Italy) and four from the Italian; with nine world champions and thirteen consecrated in the 2020 Brazil Qualifier; The Selection directed by Lucuix begins a new stage of work. On August 30, the final list of fourteen players who will play the FIFA competition will be presented.
Lucas Farach (Kimberley AC)
Nicolás Sarmiento (Real Betis Futsal -Spain-)
Matías Starna (Peñíscola -Spain-)
Brian Steccato (San Lorenzo)
Luciano Avellino (Jimbee Cartagena -Spain-)
Santiago Basile (Fútbol Emotion Zaragoza -Spain-)
Alan Brandi (Jaén Paraíso Interior -Spain-)
Lucas Bolo Alemany (San Lorenzo)
Cristian Borruto (Italservice Pesaro -Italia-)
Ángel Claudino (Palma Futsal -Spain-)
Sebastián Corso (Industrias Santa Coloma -Spain-)
Leandro Cuzzolino (Italservice Pesaro -Italy-)
Matías Edelstein (Hebraica)
Luciano Gauna (Peñíscola -Spain)
Maximiliano Rescia (Levante UD FS -Spain-)
Andrés Santos (Signor Prestito CMB -Italia-)
Damien Stazzone (San Lorenzo)
Pablo Taborda (Italservice Pesaro -Italia-)
Constantino Vaporaki (Meta Catania C5 -Italy-)
– Argentina National Team 🇦🇷 (@Argentina) July 13, 2021
Confirmed World Cup fixture
The National Team is already preparing in Buenos Aires for the World Cup that will be held this year in Lithuania, from September 12 to October 3.
On July 1, the World Cup group draw was held in Zurich and the first rivals of Argentina were defined, whom they will face in the Group Phase:
Before them, the squad led by Lucuix will seek the classification to the next phase, in search of renewing the title he has held since Colombia 2016.