Argentina National Football Team

Argentina National Football Team

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Argentina national football team represents Argentina in association football and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA), the governing body for football in Argentina. Argentina's home stadium is Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti and their head coach is Sergio Batista. Argentina shares with Uruguay the record of most international titles won by a national team (with 19). The team is currently fourth in the FIFA World Rankings Argentina has twice won the FIFA World Cup, in 1978 and 1986. Along Brazil and Spain, they are the only teams that have won the competition outside their continental zone. Argentina has also won the Copa Am rica (top continental competition) 14 times, a record shared with Uruguay, the Confederations Cup in 1992 and the Olympic tournament in 2004 and 2008. Argentina and France are the only two national teams that have won the three most important men's titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic tournament. They have both also won their respective continental championship (Copa Am rica for Argentina, and UEFA European Football Championship for France).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 268g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136576031
  • 9786136576039