Argentina’s Olympics Argentina 2016 – No Messi in Argentina Squad

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Saturday, June 25th, 2016 | 0

To ended 23-year-long title drought, Argentina is going ahead with Lionel Messi. Coach Gerardo Tata Martino announced the upcoming Olympic team without regular captain Messi. Messi is playing extremely well at current Copa.

It was assumed, Messi will not play upcoming Olympic though he is playing Copa America at USA. Martino announced team has Argentina’s Olympic 9 players name Without Messi. The rest will be announced after the Copa America final against Chile in the season.

Argentina's Olympics Argentina 2016 – No Messi in Argentina Squad

Without the five-time player of the year Argentina, have to in Rio de Janeiro against Portugal, Honduras and Algeria. Upcoming Olympic will on screen from 5th August and end at 21st August.

After the Olympics, Copa America World Cup qualifiers will on the road.                Martino do not want to play Messi too much alongside FC Barcelona and at National Team. Martino will take the team to Brazil absence of Messi because of injured threatened.

Martino said the Messi should not be at Olympics. Of course, I want to win the Olympics, but it should not pay much. I can play Messi to his damage. Already he passed a long season with Barcelona. I want now he only concentrate to Copa Final against Chile.

The 9 team member are, They were Giovani Lo Celso (Rosario Central), Geronimo Rulli (Real Sociedad), Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Jose Luis Gomez (Lanus), Mauricio Martinez (Union), Emmanuel Mammana (River Plate), Jonathan Silva (Boca Juniors), Leandro Paredes (Empoli) and Cristian Espinoza (Huracan).

Before this Messi just played one time at Olympic. On that time they Argentina won the title for the first time.

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