Ignacio Calles debuted with the Los Pumas jersey in the match against Italy at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, which ended with an Argentine victory by 37 to 16, and became the Puma # 880.
The Tandilense replaced Thomas Gallo in the middle of the second half and thus fulfilled his presentation in the national team. The first line, in addition, became the first player for Los Cardos, Tandil club founded in 1966, to wear the Los Pumas shirt.
With the debut, Calles also joined the list of players who appeared in the national team under the command of Mario Ledesma. In the 32 games that the coach has led, 66 players participated, of which 23 had their baptism. Among them there are 8 first lines, 8 backs, 5 third lines and a second line.