Argentina in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Argentina's 11th appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Argentina dominated South American football in the 40s and 50s, but had to wait until they
hosted the finals in 1978 to lift the trophy, and
release tons of shredded paper in the air.
Argentina also won the World Cup in Mexico
1986, inspired by the cheating hand of Maradona; or was it God?
14th June: vs. Japan
(1:0) in Toulouse.
21st June: vs. Jamaica
(5:0) in Paris.
26th June: vs. Croatia
(1:0) in Bordeaux.
Argentina were the only team to win all their group games without
conceding a goal, then let in two against England and Holland.
30th June: vs. England (2:2 aet) in St. Etienne.
Argentina were taken into extra-time by a ten man England side.
Argentina played seventy-five minutes with the advantage but had to
rely on penalties to get them through to the quarter-finals.
4th July: vs. Holland (1:2) in Marseilles.
Against Holland, Argentina's cheating finally let them down.
Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol.
Asociación del Fútbol Argentino.
1 Carlos Roa (Mallorca)
12 German Burgos (River Plate)
17 Pablo Cavallero (Vélez Sarsfield)
2 Roberto Ayala (Napoli)
3 José Chamot (Lazio)
4 Hector Pineda (Udinese)
6 Roberto Sensini (Parma)
13 Pablo Paz (Tenerife)
14 Nelson Vivas (Lugano)
22 Javier Zanetti (Inter Milan)
5 Matias Almeyda (Lazio)
8 Diego Simeone (Inter Milan)
10 Ariel Ortega (Valencia)
11 Juan Veron (Sampdoria)
15 Leonardo Astrada (River Plate)
16 Sergio Berti (River Plate)
20 Marcelo Gallardo (River Plate)
7 Claudio Lopez (Valencia)
9 Gabriel Batistuta (Fiorentina)
18 Abel Balbo (AS Roma)
19 Hernan Crespo (Parma)
21 Marcelo Delgado (Racing Club)
Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland.
Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy.
Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa.
Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain.
Belgium, Holland, Mexico, South Korea.
Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia.
Colombia, England, Romania, Tunisia.
Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan.
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