Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tokyo 2020 Olympics is on its way and scheduled to be held in the month of July. After Euro 2020 and Copa America 2021, football fans will be excited to watch Men’s Football Tournament at Tokyo 2020 Olympics. In this article, we have given Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The men’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held between July 22 to August 7. It will be the 27th edition of the men’s football tournament16 countries will take part and all 16 teams have been divided into four groups.

Argentina won consecutive gold medals in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Olympics. Argentina is a famous name in the footballing world.

Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Fernando Batista is the coach of Argentina U23. He will be managing the Argentina team at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Men’s Football Tournament. Batista has announced his Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Fernando Batista selected 22 players in his Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. In this Olympics, Argentina will be looking forward to win their third gold medal at the men’s football tournament. The teams are permitted to include three over age players in the squad. But Batista has included only one overage player as goalkeeper Jeremías Ledesma is included. Many clubs did not allow their players to go to Olympics.

Argentina Football Squad for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Goalkeepers

Jeremías Ledesma (Cadiz CF), Lautaro Morales (Lanus), Joaquín Blázquez (Talleres de Cordoba)

Defenders

Hernán De La Fuente (Free agent), Marcelo Herrera (San Lorenzo), Nehuén Pérez (Atletico Madrid), Leonel Mosevich (FC Vizela), Facundo Medina (Lens), Francisco Ortega (Velez)Claudio Bravo (Portland Timbers)

Midfielders

Fausto Vera (Argentinos Juniors), Santiago Colombatto (Club Leon), Tomás Belmonte (Lanus), Martín Payero (Banfield), Fernando Valenzuela (Famalicao), Alexis Mac Allister (Brighton), Thiago Almada (Velez),Esequiel Barco (Atlanta United)

Forwards

Carlos Valenzuela, Agustín Urzi (Banfield), Pedro De La Vega (Lanus), Adolfo Gaich (CSKA Moscow), Ezequiel Ponce (Spartak Moscow)

Argentina Tokyo 2020 Olympics Fixtures

Group C

Argentina vs Australia    –    22 July 2021

Egypt vs Argentina        –    25 July 2021

Spain vs Argentina        –    28 July 2021