Argentinians received Thursday the news on the return of Lionel Messi, who, commanded by coach Lionel Scaloni, will play in two friendlies with the national football team.
The new head coach of the Argentinean national team convoked Messi, nicknamed 'The Flea' and other national team stars, for matches against Venezuela (March 22) and Morocco (march 26). The list of convoked players included Domingo Blanco (midfielder) and Matias Suarez (forward).
Some other players premiereing in the Argentine national team, are Ivan Marcone (Boca Juniors), Gonzalo Montiel (River), Juan Musso (Udinese, Italy), Matias Zaracho (Racing) and Lisandro Martinez (Defensa y Justicia).
The match against Venezuela will be on March 22 at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium while the one on March 26 will be in Rafat.
List of Players:
Goalkeepers: Archers: Franco Armani , Esteban Andrada , Juan Musso and Agustin Marchesin.
Defenders: Gabriel Mercado , Renzo Saravia , Gonzalo Montiel, German Pezzella, Lisandro Martinez Juan Foyth, Nicolas Otamendi , Walter Kannemann, Nicolas Tagliafico and Marcos Acuña .
Midfielders: Giovani Lo Celso, Leandro Paredes , Ivan Marcone, Guido Rodriguez , Matias Zaracho , Manuel Lanzini.
Forwards: Lionel Messi , Paulo Dybala , Lautaro Martinez , Matias Suarez , Gonzalo Martinez ,and Angel Correa.