100 Players Who Left Their Mark On The Argentine Team

100 Players Who Left Their Mark On The Argentine Team: It is not a ranking, it is a recognition of a lot of cracks that the Argentine team had. There are several Cordoba. And yes, in M there is a lot of magic.

here they are, these are. The soccer players who made a name for themselves in the Argentine national team throughout history. And yes, there is no shortage of Cordoba among such emblematic talent.

100 Players Who Left Their Mark On The Argentine Team:

AIMAR, Pablo César

ALBRECHT, José Rafael

The Tucuman was a leader, in San Lorenzo and in the national team. A defender who won in both areas, solid in the brand and with a lot of sense to anticipate. It disputed the World-wide ones of 1962 and 1966. In this last one, it was expelled before Federal Germany and it could not play before Switzerland, but it returned to be between the 11 in the game against England. For the National Team, he played 39 games between 1961 and 1969 and scored three goals.

ALMEYDA, Matías Jesús

ANGELILLO, Antonio Valentín

In that contest disputed in Lima, he formed the famous Argentine forward nicknamed “Los Carasucias”, along with Omar Sívori and Humberto Maschio. After that tournament, the three were transferred to different Italian teams.

ARDILES, Osvaldo César

Champion in 1978, he also joined the Albiceleste team in Spain in 1982. He played 63 matches and scored eight goals for the national team. From the Institute to the world.


Key piece of the team that played the World Cup in England in 1966, in which he scored two goals for Spain and another for Switzerland. Scorer of the Copa América in Uruguay in 1967.

AYALA, Roberto Fabián

He played 116 matches, including three World Cups, and scored seven goals. In addition, he won Olympic gold at the 2004 Athens Games. The idol of Valencia, with which he won four titles in seven seasons.

AYALA, Rubén Hugo

He was the scorer of that qualifying round and had a consecratory performance. In the German Cup, he scored against Haiti, for a 4–1 win. He went from San Lorenzo to Atlético de Madrid, where he established himself as an idol and figure.

BALBO, Abel Eduardo

BATISTA, Sergio Daniel

He also played in the 1987 and 1989 American Cups. In Italy 1990 he played four games and was runner-up. “Checho” was also crack in Argentinos Juniors and River.

BATISTUTA, Gabriel Omar

In World Cups, he remains the top scorer in the Albiceleste: he converted 10 goals in 12 games corresponding to 1994, 1998 and 2002 competitions.

BERTONI, Ricardo Daniel

He also more than met in Spain in 1982, despite the opaque performance of the Argentine team. In total, he played 31 matches in the national team and scored 12 goals. Independent idol, he also broke it in Seville, Fiorentina, and Napoli.

BIGLIA, Lucas Rodrigo

At the 2018 World Cup, an injury in the first game left him out of the competition. A sober and sometimes little-recognized player.

BOYÉ, Mario Emilio

BRINDISI, Miguel Ángel

But Miguel went for the rematch: he chose to stay in the country, despite the offers and was an important part of the process that followed to qualify for the 1974 World Cup in Germany. He played 46 games and scored 17 goals with the albiceleste.

BROWN, José Luis

It was his only goal in 36 games with the national team. With a badly hurt shoulder, he made a hole in the shirt to support his arm and continued playing.


Symbol of the Carlos Bilardo cycle, he played 59 matches for the National Team and scored 13 goals. Polyfunctional player if any: he was a creative midfielder, defining striker and even an occasion defender. A technical wealth out of the ordinary.

CAMBIASSO, Esteban Matías

He converted four goals and one of them It was historic: On June 16, 2006, he capped a 24-pass play to score Argentina’s second goal in a 6–0 victory over Serbia and Montenegro.

CANIGGIA, Claudio Paul

Also in 1994, he was on his way to becoming a figure. Without Diego, he also showed off: he was the figure of the selected champion of the 1991 Copa América in Chile.


That was the most commented, “no” in the history of Argentine soccer Years later, “el Lobo” confessed that he was “fed up” with soccer’s coping with and environment.

CARRIZO, Amadeo Raúl

CHAMOT, José Antonio

It disputed the World-huge ones of the United States 1994, France 1998 and Korea / Japan 2002. Silver medal in Games of Atlanta 1996 and runner-up of the Glass of the Confederations 1995. In total, it disputed 42 parties and turned two goals for Argentina.

CORBATTA, Oreste Omar

On October 20, 1957, on the Boca pitch, he scored an anthological goal for Chile that led him to the cover of Life magazine. That day Argentina thrashed 4–0 in the playoffs.

CRESPO, Hernán Jorge

CUCIUFFO, José LuisWhen he was called up for the first time by Bilardo, it wasn’t long before the 1986 World Cup. He saw the first game, against South Korea, from the bench. But, later, he replaced Néstor Clausen and did not leave more than 11.

Notable World Cup defender who emerged from Hurricane La France neighborhood went through Talleres, Vélez, Boca, French football and retired in Belgrano. It disputed a total of 21 parties in the Selection between 1985 and 1989.

DE LA MATA, Vicente

However, he was a decisive figure for the national team that prevailed in the South American competitions of 1937 (with just 19 years old, he scored two goals in the final match against Brazil) in our country, 1945 in Chile and 1946, again in Argentina.

DELLACHA, Pedro Rodolfo

In the latter he was the team captain, earning him the Gold Olympia award for his role in the victory. He additionally played within the 1958 World Cup in Sweden.

DOMÍNGUEZ, Rogelio Antonio

He was also champion with his team in the 1951 Pan American Games. After the South American title, Real Madrid won the bid against Barcelona and signed him as their goalkeeper.

DI MARÍA, Ángel Fabián

He played three World Cups and a total of 102 games with the Albiceleste shirt, converting 20 goals and giving 25 assists. Underrated in Argentina, he is a figure of world football.

DI STÉFANO, Alfredo Stéfano

He deserves to be on this list for his notable participation in the 1947 South American title in which he scored six goals, including a hat-trick for Colombia, which helped the team to retain the title.

ENRIQUE, Héctor Adolfo

A complete midfielder, generous in deployment and with very good ball handling. He played just 11 games in the national team, but they were enough. He can boast of having given Maradona the last pass before the “goal of the century”.

FERREIRA, Manuel “Nolo”

Owner of a record with the national team: he scored eight goals in five consecutive games. In total, he played 21 matches and scored 11 goals for Argentina.

FILLOL, Ubaldo Matildo

He was also a starter in Spain in 1982 and in all the qualifying matches for the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, although he would not be called by Bilardo in the end.

GAGO, Fernando Rubén

After his striking absence in South Africa 2010, he was runner-up in Brazil 2014, participating in six of Argentina’s seven matches.

GALLEGO, Américo Rubén

In that period, the midfielder born in Morteros played 73 games with the National Team and scored three goals. He was a topped world champion in 1978.

GALVÁN, Luis Adolfo

He was also selected to play in Spain in 1982. He retired from the international scene in 1983, at the age of 35. In total, he played 34 games for Argentina.

GARAY, Ezequiel Marcelo

But the recognition of all would come in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, becoming one of the defensive bastions of the world runner-up team. Today it is part of the Valencia squad.

GARCÍA, Enrique

He wore the Argentina National Team jersey 35 times between 1935 and 1943. With it, he scored nine goals and won the Copa América twice, in 1937 and 1941. An idol of Rosario Central and Racing Club.

GIUSTI, Ricardo Omar

He was not in the first two games, but then played the following four until the semifinal against Italy, in which he was sent off, which prevented him from playing the final against Germany. Altogether, it disputed 51 parties in the Selection between 1983 and 1990.

GOYCOCHEA, Sergio Javier

He won the 1991 and 1993 Copa América. In the latter, he saved key penalties in the definitions against Brazil in the quarterfinals and against Colombia in the semifinal and was chosen as the best player in the tournament.

GRILLO, Ernesto

Argentina won 3 to 1. The significance of that “impossible goal” was so great that, in its tribute, Soccer Player’s Day was instituted on that date.

HEINZE, Gabriel Iván

He played 76 games with the Argentina shirt and scored four goals. The most remembered: from “popcorn” to Nigeria, for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

HIGUAÍN, Gonzalo Gerardo

HOUSEMAN, René Orlando

He played 55 games with the Albiceleste shirt and scored 13 goals, between 1973 and 1979.

KEMPES, Mario Alberto

Against the Poles, he prevented with his hand a goal that complicated us and, later, Fillol would save Deyna’s penalty. He also played the 1974 World Cups in Germany and 1982 in Spain. Pride of Bell Ville and Institute.

LABRUNA, Ángel Amadeo

When Argentina returned to the world stage, in Sweden 1958, there was also “Angelito”, at 39, to endure a failure that made history. Between 1942 and 1958, he was international for Argentina in 37 matches, in which he scored 17 goals.

LAVEZZI, Ezequiel Iván

His last two competitions with the national team were the Copa América 2015 and the Copa América Centenario 2016, both closed with defeats against Chile in the definition by penalties. He played 62 games and converted 12 goals for the National Team.

LÓPEZ, Claudio Javier

The most remembered: the Brazil of Ronaldo and Romario, in the Maracana, for the Argentine triumph by 1 to 0, in 1998; and Holland, to stamp the partial tie for the quarterfinals of the World Cup in France.

There is no need to explain it. We will only say that he was the talent and soul of the champion team in Mexico 1986 (five goals and five assists) and world runner-up in Italy 1990. He also played the ecumenical events in Spain in 1982 and the United States in 1994.

Author of the most spectacular goal in the history of the world. He played 91 games for the senior team and scored 34 goals. A footballer from another galaxy, incomparable, unique.

MARTINO, Rinaldo Fioramonte


With the national team, he won the 1960 Pan American Championship and played a total of 28 games, scoring a goal. He was frustrated: he was captain of the team that could not qualify for the 1970 World Cup in Mexico.

MORE, Oscar Antonio

Argentina, who had not raffled the qualifying rounds, on Pelé’s Brazil, who months later would be world champion. In total, he played 37 matches with the Argentine shirt, scoring 10 goals.


Gloria de Huracán and one of the top scorers in the history of Argentine football (only Labruna and Paraguayan Arsenio Erico surpass him).

MASCHERANO, Javier Alejandro

He played four World Cups, five America’s Cups and is the only Argentine athlete in history to win two Olympic gold medals, in 2004 and 2008.

MASCHIO, Humberto Dioinisio

He played 12 matches for the National Team between 1956 and 1957, in which he scored 12 goals (yes, one per match on average).

MÉNDEZ, Norberto Doroteo

He was a starter in three champion teams forming three great tridents: in 1945 with René Pontoni and Rinaldo Martino, in 1946 with Adolfo Pedernera and Ángel Labruna, and in 1947 with Alfredo Di Stéfano and José Manuel Moreno. It disputed 31 parties and it wrote down 19 goals in the selection.

Huge. Since his debut in 2005, he has become the top scorer in the history of the national team, with 70 goals; in the historical gunner of the South American Qualifiers, with 21 conquests; and in the third player with the most matches in the National Team, with 138. Under his leadership, Albiceleste played again a final in the 2014 World Cup and won the runners-up in the 2007, 2015 and 2016 Copa America.

MORENO, José Manuel

He was also a scorer, along with Herminio Marcantonio, of the South American of 1942 (seven goals). He played 34 games and scored 19 goals with the Albiceleste shirt.

MONTI, Luis Felipe

Four years later, under the pressure of fascism, he played another final for Italy. Gardel immortalized it in the tango “Patadura”, whose lyrics mention “the heart of Monti”.


Between 1983 and 1990, he played 27 matches in the national team. The header on the goal line is still remembered to save Argentina, in the remembered 2–1 victory against the English, in Mexico.

OLGUÍN, Jorge Mario

He was also among the 11 in Spain in 1982. His technical conditions allowed him to play in the National Team as a leading marker, despite the fact that in his clubs (San Lorenzo, Independiente, and Argentinos Juniors) he always did as a central marker.

ONEGA, Ermindo Ángel

Owner and handle of the entire attack front. In total, he played 30 games with the Albiceleste shirt and scored 11 goals. River idol, which also passed through Vélez.

ORTEGA, Ariel Arnaldo

It was the coupling of the Selection for eight years and not even his inexplicable expulsion against Holland, in the quarterfinals of the 1998 World Cup in France, could tarnish his great passage through Albiceleste. In total, he played 86 matches in the national team and scored 17 goals.

ORTÍZ, Oscar Alberto

PASSARELLA, Daniel Alberto

He also joined the champion squad in Mexico 1986, although he did not play a game. He is still the top scorer in Argentine football among the defenders. Unique technique and personality. A born leader.

PEDERNERA, Adolfo Alfredo

He returned to celebrate the continental title in the trans-Andean country in 1945 and in Argentina in 1946. In total, he played 21 games and scored seven goals for the National Team. One of the members of The River Plate Machine. As DT, he had a remembered passage through Workshops.

PERFUMO, Roberto Alfredo

He remained indisputable until the World Cup in Germany 1974. International for Argentina 37 times, 25 of them as captain. He walked his solvency for Racing Club, Cruzeiro of Brazil and River Plate.


PEUCELLE, Carlos Desiderio

With the national team, he played 25 games and scored 11 goals. He won the Copa América in 1929 (in amateurism) and also the one in 1937, already in the professional era.

PONTONI, René Alejandro

He participated in three South Americans and won them all: 1945, 1946 and 1947. With Rinaldo Martino, he formed a spectacular duo to get the first of the titles, when he was chosen as the best striker in America. Between 1942 and 1947 he played 19 matches for the National Team and scored 19 goals.

PUMPIDO, Nery Alberto

He joined the squad in Spain in 1982 and was champion in Mexico in 1986, with remarkable regularity. In 1990, a serious injury (fracture of the tibia and fibula) motivated his replacement by Sergio Goycochea in full competition. In total, he defended the Albiceleste goal for 43 games. Multi-champion with River.

RATTÍN, Antonio Ubaldo

After her, the cards were created. He played 34 games and scored a goal with the national team, between 1959 and 1969. Symbol of Boca Juniors, where he spent his entire career.

REDONDO, Fernando Carlos

He left Italy 1990 to avoid interrupting his university studies, he publicly faced Passarella for not accepting the unusual short hair rule and argued problems in his knee to resign from Albiceleste in 2000. He won the 1993 Copa América and, a year earlier, the Confederations Cup.

RIQUELME, Juan Román

He was a figure in the runners-up in the 2005 Confederations Cups and the 2007 Copa América. He resigned twice from the National Team: after the 2006 World Cup and after the resignation of Alfio Basile, in 2009. He played 51 games and scored 17 goals for Argentina.

RODRÍGUEZ, Leonardo Adrián

He also won the Confederations Cups in 1992 and Artemio Franchi in 1993. He was summoned to the 1994 United States World Cup. An exquisite midfielder. He played 28 games and scored two goals for the National Team.

RODRÍGUEZ, Maximiliano Rubén

It was the best goal of that tournament and one of the best in Argentina in the World Cups. “Maxi” also played in the 2010 and 2014 World Cups, being runner-up in the world. In total, he played 57 matches for the National Team and scored 16 goals. A beast”.

ROMA, Antonio

He disputed the World Cups in Chile in 1962 and England in 1966. He defended the Argentina goal in 41 games between 1956 and 1967 and received 36 goals.

ROMERO, Sergio Germán

In the 2014 Brazil semifinals, against the Netherlands, he cut his shots on Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder to become a hero. He defended the Albiceleste goal in 96 games and scored 69 goals.

ROSSI, Néstor Raúl

His biggest disappointment was the 1958 World Cup in Sweden. Because of his commanding voice, he was called “the Patron of America”.

RUGLIO, Miguel Ángel

Argentina won 1–0 and, due to the extraordinary performance of its goalkeeper, it was very close to the feat, despite the fact that it ended up losing 2 to 1. He was cheered. Since then, the Vélez goalkeeper became known as “the Lion of Wembley”.

RUGGERI, Oscar Alfredo

For 11 years (98 games, eight goals), he defended the national team shirt with nobility and became the captain. A born winner who went through Boca, River, Real Madrid and San Lorenzo, among other clubs.

SAMUEL, Walter Adrián

He was runner-up in the German Confederations Cup in 2005. Born in Laborde, Córdoba, he played 55 matches for the national team, scoring five goals.

SASTRE, Antonio

In the South American of 1937, he dazzled as a right-back and Argentina stayed with the championship. “El Cuila” also obtained the continental title of 1941.

SANFILIPPO, José Francisco

But his numbers with Albiceleste are irreproachable: 20 goals in 28 games. In addition, between late 1959 and mid-1961, for six consecutive games, he scored goals for Argentina.

“El Cholo” was the first player to reach 100 games with a light blue and white shirt (there were 104 presentations), in March 2001. He made his debut in the senior team in 1988 and remained in the team until 2002.

In that long period, He disputed three World Cups, four America’s Cups (he won the ones in 1991 and 1993), he obtained an Olympic silver medal (1996) and he was consecrated in 1992 Confederations Cups and Artemio Franchi 1993.

SIMÓN, Juan Ernesto

It was a great success for the Doctor: Simón would be a reference for the last line of the runner-up team in Italy 1990. His level was very high in that event. He barely played 13 games for the Argentina National Team.

SÍVORI, Enrique Omar

Those “Carasucias” scored eight goals for Colombia, three for Ecuador, four for Uruguay, six for Chile and three for Brazil to get the 1957 South American. The idol of River, Juventus, and Napoli. He played 18 matches and scored nine goals for Argentina between 1956 and 1957.

SORÍN, Juan Pablo

STÁBILE, Guillermo

Due to his ability to break any defense, he was nicknamed “the Filtration”. His link with the Selection was deepened as DT: he directed it for more than 20 years and obtained 75% of the points.

TARANTINI, Alberto César

He also joined the Argentine team in Spain in 1982. He played 58 games between 1974 and 1982 for Argentina and scored a goal: in the historic 6–0 win against Peru. After the World Cup, he went through the Premier League and returned to the country to play in Workshops and, later, in River.

TELCH, Roberto Marcelo

Argentina won 3–0 and surprised the World. In that tournament, he also beat Portugal and England. He also joined the national team that played in the World Cup in Germany in 1974. There were 24 games played by “the Sheep” in the National Team.

TEVEZ, Carlos Alberto

He would return to be runner-up in the 2007 and 2015 editions, played in the World Cups in Germany 2006 and South Africa 2010 and went on to play 76 matches for the senior team, in which he celebrated 13 goals.

VALDANO, Jorge Alberto

Only with Carlos Bilardo did he give his best: he scored four goals in that title in Mexico — including one in the final — and was one of the great figures of the champion team. In total, he played 22 games and scored 11 goals with Albiceleste.

VALENCIA, Daniel José

Diego Maradona’s compadre on and off the field, he played 41 times with Albiceleste and scored five goals. Jujeño is a pride for Talleres.

VARALLO, Francisco Antonio

He was the champion of the Copa América in 1937. In the national team, he played 16 games and scored six goals.

VERÓN, Juan Sebastián

In total, there were 72 presences with the Albiceleste jersey, converting nine goals. The gesture asking for patience before Sweden, in the World Cup in Korea / Japan, irritated many; but it was a crack.

ZANETTI, Javier Adelmar

However, it is a strange case: he only played the World Cups in France 1998 and Korea / Japan 2002. It was never entirely clear why he was not called up for Germany 2006 nor for South Africa 2010.

Originally published at https://bettingtips.world on April 17, 2020.

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