Asociación del Fútbol Argentino:
Founded in 1893, Argentina have been affiliated with FIFA since
Argentina have made sixteen World Cup Finals appearances
1930, 1934, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014.
2014 World Cup in Brazil
Bosnia-Herzegovina (2:1) in Rio de Janeiro.
Argentina beat Iran (1:0) in Belo Horizonte.
Argentina beat Nigeria (3:2) in Porto Alegre.
Argentina beat Switzerland (1:0aet) in Sao Paulo.
Argentina beat Belgium (1:0) in Brasilia.
Argentina beat Holland (0:0aet - 4:2pens) in Sao Paulo.
2014 World Cup Final:
Argentina lost to Germany (0:1aet) in Rio de Janeiro.
Argentina's Best World Cup Performance
World Cup winners twice: Argentina 1978 and Mexico 1986.
Runners-up in Uruguay
1930 and Italy 1990.
Argentina's Primera Division is contested by twenty clubs; with
the season divided into two tournaments, the Inicial and Final.
The most famous football clubs in Argentina are Boca Juniors, River Plate, Independiente (Avellaneda), Racing (Avellaneda), San Lorenzo de Almagro, Estudiantes de La Plata, Newell's Old Boys (Rosario) and Rosario Central.
For the 2015 season, ten teams will be promoted from Argentina's
Primera B Nacional to create a new tournament with 30 teams.
Find out more about Argentina at Travel Notes.
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