Famous Soccer Players from Argentina

It would be safe to say that Argentina, with the consistent high standard that it has maintained through the decades, will definitely give us many more greats as the years go by. This great footballing nation has given us many superstars overs the decades. Let’s check out the best Argentinian soccer players to have played the game. Lauderdale Strikers (1989) Swindon Town (1989 – 1991)

Clubs Vlez Srsfield (1987 – 1990) Pisa (1990 – 1992) Sevilla (1992 – 1994) Atltico Madrid (1994 – 1997) Internazionale (1997 – 1999) Lazio (1999 – 2003) Atltico Madrid (2003 – 2005) Racing (2005 – 2006) National Team U20 (1989) Argentina (1988 – 2002)

Clubs Arsenal de Sarand (1979 – 1981) Independiente (1982 – 1985) Nantes (1985 – 1992) Valenciennes (1992 – 1993) Independiente (1995 – 1998) National Team U20 (1981) Argentina (1983 – 1990)

Diego Milito

Clubs River Plate (1991 – 1996) Sevilla (1996 – 1997) Lazio (1997 – 2000) Parma (2000 – 2002) Inter Milan (2002 – 2004) Brescia (2004 – 2005) Quilmes (2005) Lyn (2007) Fnix (2009) River Plate (2009 – 2011)

Clubs Argentinos Juniors (1976 – 1981) Boca Juniors (1981 – 1982) Barcelona (1982 – 1984) Napoli (1984 – 1991) Sevilla (1992 – 1993) Newell’s Old Boys (1993 – 1994) Boca Juniors (1995 – 1997) National Team U20 (1977 – 1979) Argentina (1977 – 1994)

Clubs River Plate (1991 – 1996) Valencia (1997 – 1998) Sampdoria (1998 – 1999) Parma (1999 – 2000) River Plate (2000 – 2002) Fenerbahe (2002 – 2003) Newell’s Old Boys (2004 – 2006) River Plate (2006 – 2012) Herminio Arrieta de Ledesma (2014 – present)

Position: Attacking Midfielder

Position: Forward

Ariel Ortega

Position: Attacking Midfielder, Striker

Born: December 21, 1973

Born: February 5, 1984

Clubs Talleres RE (1992 – 1993) Banfield (1993 – 1995) Internazionale (1995 – 2014) National Team U23 (1996) Argentina (1994 – 2011)

Daniel Passarella

Ubaldo Fillol

Position: Winger, Attacking Midfielder

Clubs River Plate (2009 – 2013) Benfica (2013 – present) National Team U20 (2011) Argentina (2012 – present)

Clubs Quilmes AC (1965 – 1971) Racing Club (1972 – 1973) River Plate (1974 – 1983) Argentinos Juniors (1983) Flamengo (1984 – 1985) Atltico Madrid (1985 – 1986) Racing Club (1986 – 1989) Vlez Srsfield (1989 – 1991)

These were the most famous soccer players from Argentina. The game is governed in the country by the Argentine Football Association (AFA).

With the kind of history and system that it has in place, it is no surprise that Argentina has produced players of the highest standard over the decades. For now, let’s just enjoy the likes of Messi and Co. dazzle everyone with their play on the pitch.

Position: Striker

Clubs Boca Juniors (2001 – 2004) Corinthians (2004 – 2006) West Ham United (2006 – 2007) Manchester United (2007 – 2009) Manchester City (2009 – 2013) Juventus (2013 – present) National Team U17 (2001) U23 (2004) Argentina (2004 – 2011)

Born: June 12, 1979

Position: Attacking Midfielder

Born: December 11, 1981

Lionel Messi

Born: August 18, 1980

Position: Forward

Position: Striker

Clubs Newell’s Old Boys (1988 – 1989) River Plate (1989 – 1990) Boca Juniors (1990 – 1991) Fiorentina (1991 – 2000) Roma (2000 – 2003) Al Arabi (2003 – 2005)

Gabriel Batistuta

Position: Striker

Born: May 25, 1953

Born: July 21, 1950

Position: Defensive Midfielder

Position: Center Back, Sweeper

ngel di Mara

Leopoldo Luque

Famous Argentine Soccer Players

Born: February 14, 1988

Born: February 1, 1969

Position: Attacking Midfielder

Born: November 7, 1973

Clubs River Plate (1945 – 1951) Millonarios (1951 – 1953) Real Madrid (1953 – 1964) Espanyol (1964 – 1966) National Team Argentina (1947) Colombia (1949) Spain (1957 – 1961)

Born: June 2, 1988

Clubs Boca Juniors (1996 – 2002) Barcelona (2002 – 2005) Villarreal (2005 – 2007) Boca Juniors (2008 – present) National Team U20 (1997 – 1998) U23 (2008) Argentina (1997 – 2008)

Clubs Independiente (2003 – 2006) Atltico Madrid (2006 – 2011) Manchester City (2011 – present) National Team U17 (2004) U20 (2005 – 2007) Argentina (2006 – present)

Position: Forward

Position: Central Midfielder

Carlos Tevez

Born: July 15, 1954

Clubs Racing (1999 – 2003) Genoa (2003 – 2005) Zaragoza (2005 – 2008) Genoa (2008 – 2009) Internazionale (2009 – 2014)

Diego Simeone

Esteban Cambiasso

Rogelio Funes Mori

Born: April 28, 1970

Born: March 5, 1991

Born: June 24, 1987

Position: Striker

Pablo Aimar

Position: Striker

Jorge Burruchaga

Jos Sanfilippo

Argentina has won the FIFA World Cup twice, Copa Amrica fourteen times, Copa Roca four times, and the Confederations Cup once.

Soccer, or association football is easily the most popular sport in Argentina, with nearly 3,400 clubs spread all over the country. The fact that so many talented footballers have come through the ranks in Argentina is what makes this country so successful at international events. The list provided here is purely in alphabetical order.

Mario Kempes

Javier Zanetti

Born: October 30, 1960

Born: November 3, 1979

Martn Palermo

Born: March 4, 1974

Born: June 24, 1978

Position: Striker

Born: May 3, 1949

Clubs River Plate (1998 – 2001) Barcelona (2001 – 2007) Real Madrid (2007 – 2009) Benfica (2009 – 2012) Mlaga (2012 – 2013) Olympiacos (2013 – present) National Team U20 (2001) Argentina (2000 – 2007)

Esteban Cambiasso

Clubs River Plate (1996 – 2000) Valencia (2001 – 2006) Zaragoza (2006 – 2008) Benfica (2008 – 2013) Johor Darul Takzim (2013 – 2014) National Team U17 (1995) U20 (1997) Argentina (1999 – 2009)

Born: June 8, 1984

Alfredo Di Stfano

Matas Almeyda

Diego Maradona

Clubs San Lorenzo (1953 – 1962) Boca Juniors (1963) Nacional (1964 – 1965) Banfield (1966 – 1967) Bangu (1968) EC Bahia (1968 – 1971) San Lorenzo (1972) San Miguel (1978)

Position: Striker. Position: Defensive Midfielder

Position: Center Back, Defensive Midfielder

Born: July 5, 1975

Lionel Messi

Position: Right Wingback, Defensive Midfielder

Clubs Quilmes (1971 – 1972) Independiente (1973 – 1977) Sevilla (1978 – 1980) Fiorentina (1981 – 1984) Napoli (1984 – 1986) Udinese (1986 – 1987)

Born: March 9, 1975

Juan Sebastin Vern

Clubs River Plate (1993 – 1996) Parma (1996 – 2000) Lazio (2000 – 2002) Internazionale (2002 – 2003) Chelsea (2003 – 2008) Internazionale (2008 – 2009) Genoa (2009 – 2010) Parma (2010 – 2012) National Team U23 (1996) Argentina (1995 – 2007)

Clubs Argentinos Juniors (1985 – 1990) Tenerife (1990 – 1994) Real Madrid (1994 – 2000) Milan (2000 – 2004)

Lived: July 4, 1926 – July 7, 2014

Born: May 4, 1935

Sergio Agero

Born: June 6, 1969

Clubs Barcelona (2004 – present) National Team U20 (2004 – 2005) U23 (2007 – 2008) Argentina (2005 – present)

Position: Central Midfielder

Born: October 9, 1962

Clubs Instituto (1970 – 1973) Rosario Central (1974 – 1976) Valencia (1977 – 1981) River Plate (1981 – 1982) Valencia (1982 – 1984) Hrcules (1984 – 1986) First Vienna (1986 – 1987) St. And these players, in turn, have helped their country win numerous major trophies all across the globe. Plten (1987 – 1990) Kremser SC (1990 – 1992) Fernndez Vial (1995) Pelita Jaya (1999)

Javier Saviola

Born: August 10, 1973

Clubs Estudiantes (1994 – 1996) Boca Juniors (1996) Sampdoria (1996 – 1998) Parma (1998 – 1999) Lazio (1999 – 2001) Manchester United (2001 – 2003) Chelsea (2003 – 2007) Estudiantes (2007 – 2012) Brandsen (2012 – 2013) Estudiantes (2013 – 2014)

Clubs Rosario Central (2005 – 2007) Benfica (2007 – 2010) Real Madrid (2010 – present) National Team U20 (2007) Argentina (2008 – present)

Born: March 14, 1955

Clubs Sarmiento (1971 – 1973) River Plate (1974 – 1982) Fiorentina (1982 – 1986) Internazionale (1986 – 1988) River Plate (1988 – 1989)

Javier Mascherano

Hernn Crespo

Carlos Tevez

Diego Maradona

Born: August 3, 1952

Juan Romn Riquelme

Javier Zanetti

Position: Striker

Osvaldo Ardiles

Fernando Redondo

Daniel Bertoni

Clubs River Plate (2003 – 2005) Corinthians (2005 – 2006) West Ham United (2006 – 2007) Liverpool (2007 – 2010) Barcelona (2010 – present) National Team U20 (2003 – 2004) U23 (2004 – 2008) Argentina (2003 – present)

Clubs Estudiantes (1992 – 1997) Boca Juniors (1997 – 2000) Villarreal (2001 – 2003) Betis (2003 – 2004) Alavs (2004) Boca Juniors (2004 – 2011)

Position: Striker

Position: Striker

Position: Goalkeeper

Position: Attacking Midfielder, Forward

Clubs Independiente (1998 – 2001) River Plate (2001 – 2002) Real Madrid (2002 – 2004) Internazionale (2004 – 2014) National Team U17 (1995) U20 (1997 – 1999) Argentina (2000 – 2011)

Clubs Gimnasia de Jujuy (1967 – 1969) Central Norte (1969 – 1971) Unin (1971) Rosario Central (1972) Unin (1973 – 1975) River Plate (1975 – 1980) Unin (1980 – 1981) Racing Club (1981 – 1982) Santos (1983) Chacarita Juniors (1983 – 1984) Santos (1984) Textil Mandiy (1984 – 1985)

Position: Defensive Midfielder

Position: Right Winger

Position: Attacking Midfielder

Clubs Instituto de Crdoba (1973) Belgrano (1974) Huracn (1975 – 1978) Tottenham Hotspur (1978 – 1988) Blackburn Rovers (1988) Queens Park Rangers (1988 – 1989) Ft

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