Lionel Messi is selected for his fifth World Cup as Argentina’s final 26-man squad is revealed

Lionel Messi has been named in Argentina’s final 26-man World Cup squad as he bids to win the tournament for the first time. 


 
Head coach, Lionel Scaloni named the PSG star alongside five Premier League stars including Brighton’s Alexis Mac Allister. 
Argentina will be hoping to win the tournament for the first time since 1986 having won it two editions prior to that in 1978. 
 
The South American nation are unbeaten in the last 35 matches and are considered among favourites to win 2022 World Cup in Qatar, 
 
The squad in full: 
 
Goalkeepers: Emi Martínez, Franco Armani, Geronimo Rulli 
 
Defenders: Nahuel Molina, Gonzalo Montiel, Cristian Romero, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi, Lisandro Martínez, Marcos Acuna, Nicolas Tagliafico, Juan Foyth 
 
Midfielders: Leandro Paredes, Guido Rodriguez, Rodrigo De Paul, Exequiel Palacios, Alexis Mac Allister, Enzo Fernandez, Angel Di María, Nico Gonzalez 
 
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala, Papu Gomez, Lautaro Martínez, Julian Alvarez, Joaquin Correa 

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