Argentina national team head coach Lionel Scaloni has announced the squad that will participate in upcoming two friendly matches.
Albiceleste will face Iraq and Brazil national teams during the international break.
Lionel Messi is again out of squad. Barcelona star hasn’t yet decided whether to stay in national team or not. Messi was captain of his team during World Cup 2018, when Argentina hardly passed the group stage but lost to future champions, France, in round of 16.
Mauro Icardi, on the other hand, gets another call since World Cup. Inter star was out of Jorge Sampaoli squad in summer. According to several media, Icardi had problems with Lionel Messi, that’s why he watched the tournament from TV.
Here is the full squad