Lionel Messi is not part of Argentina’s national team for the January and February World Cup qualifiers 2022.
Argentina’s national team coach has announced his World Cup qualifiers and, as expected, Lionel Messi has not been nominated. Instead, he will stay with PSG. Scaloni has selected Alexis Mac Allister of Brighton and Emiliano Buendia of Aston Villa.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Cristian Romero is not part of the team as he has just started training with his team. He has not played since Argentina’s 0-0 draw with Brazil in November.
The Copa America champions are already ready to qualify for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. They will play Chile on January 27 against Colombia on February 1 at home.
See the Argentina’s national team sqaud:
Goalkeepers: Franco Armani, Esteban Andrada, Emiliano Martinez, Juan Musso
Defenders: Nahuel Molina, Gonzalo Montiel, Lucas Martinez Quarta, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi
Lisandro Martinez, Nicolas Tagliafico, Marcos Acuna
Midfielders: Nicolas Gonzalez, Lucas Ocampos, Leandro Paredes, Guido Rodriguez, Rodrigo De Paul
Giovani Lo Celso, Alejandro Gomez, Alexis Mac Allister, Emiliano Buendia
Forwards: Angel Di Maria, Angel Correa, Julian Alvarez
Lautaro Martinez, Joaquin Correa, Paulo Dybala