Argentine head coach Lionel Scaloni has announced the final squad of Argentina for the Copa America 2021, three days ahead of kick off.
Scaloni included all the four Goal-keeper from the preliminary to the final one. England Championship player of the season Emiliano Buendia misses out along with Jose Palomino, Juan Foyth and Lucas Ocampos.
Franco Armani, who has tested positive to COVID-19 test has been included in the team. Juan Foyth and Lucas Ocampos have great seasons with their respective clubs. Their exclusion from the squad remains a matter of surprise.
Goalkeepers: Franco Armani, Emiliano Martínez, Agustin Marchesín, Juan Musso.
Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel, Nahuel Molina, Cristian Romero, Nicolás Otamendi, Lucas Martínez Quarta, Germán Pezzella, Lisandro Martínez, Nicolás Tagliafico, Marcos Acuña.
Midfielders: Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Giovani Lo Celso, Exequiel Palacios, Guido Rodríguez, Nicolás Domínguez, Alejandro Gómez, Ángel Di María, Nicolás González.
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martínez, Sergio Agüero, Ángel Correa, Joaquín Correa, Lucas Alario.