Lionel Messi and Argentina national team players arrive for World Cup 2026 qualifiers


Lionel Messi and several Argentina national team players have started arriving for the team’s two World Cup qualifiers.

Messi was photographed arriving at the Lionel Andrés Messi training complex on Monday morning, as were Julián Álvarez, Alexis Mac Allister, Emiliano Martínez and Gonzalo Montiel. Players began arriving in Argentina on Sunday to join the Argentina national team.

The world champions will play two World Cup qualifiers this month. The first is on Thursday 12 October against Paraguay and the second on Tuesday 17 October against Peru.

Argentina will be without Paulo Dybala and Juan Foyth, both injured, as well as Ángel Di María, Lisandro Martínez and Gerónimo Rulli.

Here are the players that have been called-up by coach Lionel Scaloni:

Emiliano Martínez (Aston Villa)
Franco Armani (River Plate)
Juan Musso (Atalanta)
Walter Benítez (PSV)

Gonzalo Montiel (Nottingham Forest)
Nahuel Molina (Atletico Madrid)
Germán Pezzella (Real Betis)
Cristian Romero (Tottenham Hotspur)
Lucas Martínez Quarta (Fiorentina)
Nicolás Otamendi (Benfica)
Marco Pellegrino (AC Milan)
Marcos Acuña (Sevilla)
Nicolás Tagliafico (Lyon)
Lucas Esquivel (Athletico Paranaense)
Facundo Medina (RC Lens)

Leandro Paredes (AS Roma)
Guido Rodríguez (Real Betis)
Enzo Fernández (Chelsea)
Rodrigo De Paul (Atletico Madrid)
Exequiel Palacios (Bayer Leverkusen)
Carlos Alcaraz (Southampton)
Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur)
Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool)
Thiago Almada (Atlanta United)
Bruno Zapelli (Athletico Paranaense)

Lionel Messi (Inter Miami)
Julián Álvarez (Manchester City)
Lautaro Martínez (Inter)
Facundo Farías (Inter Miami)
Lucas Beltrán (Fiorentina)
Alejandro Garnacho (Manchester United)
Nicolás González (Fiorentina)
Lucas Ocampos (Sevilla)

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