Argentina national football team

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Soccerball.svg Argentina
Association Asociación del Fútbol Argentino
Confederation CONMEBOL
Coach Diego Maradona
Most caps Javier Zanetti (131)
Top scorer Gabriel Batistuta (56)
FIFA ranking 6
First game 16 May 1901
Uruguay (2-3)
Largest win Uruguay 1942
Ecuador (12-0)
Largest loss 15 June 1958
Czechoslovakia (1-6)
World Cup
Appearances 15
First Apps 1930
Best result Champions (1978, 1986)

Argentina national football team is the national football team of Argentina.

Most appearances[change | edit source]

Pos Player Apps Goals Career
1 Javier Zanetti 130 5 1994-present
2 Roberto Ayala 115 7 1994-2007
3 Diego Simeone 106 11 1988-2002
4 Oscar Ruggeri 97 7 1983-1994
5 Diego Maradona 91 34 1977-1994
6 Ariel Ortega 86 17 1993-2003
7 Gabriel Batistuta 78 56 1991-2002
8 Juan Pablo Sorín 76 12 1995-2006
9 Américo Gallego 73 3 1975-1982
10 Daniel Passarella 70 22 1976-1986

Top scorers[change | edit source]

Pos Player Goals Apps Career
1 Gabriel Batistuta 56 78 1991-2002
2 Hernán Crespo 35 65 1995-2007
2 Lionel Messi 35 91 2002 - Present
4 Luis Artime 24 25 1961-1967
5 Daniel Passarella 22 70 1976-1986
5 Leopoldo Luque 22 45 1975-1981
7 José Sanfilippo 21 29 1956-1962
7 Herminio Masantonio 21 19 1935-1942
9 Mario Kempes 20 43 1973-1982
10 José Manuel Moreno 19 34 1936-1950
10 Norberto Méndez 19 31 1945-1956
10 René Pontoni 19 19 1942-1947