Icardi not called up to Argentina’s national team
It was widely expected that Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella would hand the 20-year-old his first international appearance in one of the fixtures against Venezuela (March 22) or Bolivia (March 26) after he spoke to the player following Sampdoria’s recent victory over Roma.
The striker has nine goals in 21 matches this season.
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria), Mariano Andujar (Catania).
Defenders: Hugo Campagnaro (Napoli), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Marcos Rojo (Sporting Lisbon), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Federico Fernandez (Getafe), Jose’ Maria Basanta (Monterrey).
Midfielders: Augusto Fernandez (Celta Vigo), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Ever Banega (Valencia), Pablo Guinazu (Libertad), Josè Sosa (Metalist Kharkiv), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Walter Montillo (Cruzeiro).