The FC forward Barcelona Lionel Messi has been summoned again with the Argentine national team, with which he does not play since the World Cup in Russia, for the next two friendly games of the albiceleste against Venezuela and Morocco.
Messi you should not make a long trip, since Argentina will play in Madrid against Venezuela (Wanda Metropolitano, March 22) and in Tangier against Morocco (March 26). The captain of Barça and the albiceleste had missed the six friendlies played by his team since the disappointing 2018 World Cup.
In addition, the defense has also been called in Spanish football Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla), the midfielder Giovani Lo Celso (Betis) and the front Angel Correa (Atlético de Madrid), within a call with Illustrious absences like those of Sergio Agüero, Mauro Icardi or Gonzalo Higuaín.
The next big event for Argentina will be the Copa América next summer, competition to be held in Brazil from June 14 to July 7.
List of called:
Goalkeepers: Andrada, Armani, Musso and Marchesín.
Defenses: Montiel, Lisandro Martinez, Pezzella, Saravia, Mercado, Foyth, Otamendi, Kannemann, Tagliafico and Acuña.
Midfielders: Paredes, Lo Celso, Guido Rodríguez, Lanzini, Pereyra, Di María, Zaracho, Blanco, Marcone and De Paul.
Forwards: Messi, Gonzalo Martínez, Dybala, Ángel Correa, Lautaro Martínez, Benedetto and Matías Suárez.