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Argentina national football team

This article is about the men's team. For the women's team, see Argentina women's national football team.

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Argentina
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) La Albiceleste (The White and Sky Blue)
Association Argentine Football Association (AFA)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Gerardo Martino
Asst coach Jorge Pautasso
Captain Lionel Messi
Vice-captain Javier Mascherano
Most caps Javier Zanetti (145)
Top scorer Gabriel Batistuta (56)
Home stadium Antonio Vespucio Liberti (El Monumental)
FIFA ranking Template:Nft rank
Highest FIFA ranking 1 (March 2007, October 2007-June 2008)
Lowest FIFA ranking 24 (August 1996)
Elo ranking Template:Nft rank
Highest Elo ranking 1 (July 2007)
Lowest Elo ranking 28 (June 1990)
First international
23x15px Uruguay 2–3 Argentina 23x15px
(Montevideo, Uruguay; May 16, 1901)[1][1]
Biggest win
23x15px Argentina 12–0 Ecuador 23x15px
(Montevideo, Uruguay; January 22, 1942)
Biggest defeat

23x15px Argentina 0–5 Uruguay 23x15px
(Guayaquil, Ecuador; December 16, 1959)
23x15px Argentina 0–5 Colombia 23x15px
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; September 5, 1993)

23x15px Bolivia 6–1 Argentina 23x15px
(La Paz, Bolivia; April 1, 2009)
World Cup
Appearances 16 (First in 1930)
Best result Champions, 1978 and 1986
Copa América
Appearances 39 (First in 1916)
Best result Champions, 1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991 and 1993
Confederations Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 1992)
Best result Champions, 1992