The Copa America is gonna start within a week. There are 10 teams and one of the teams which is the favorite for many fans in the world is Argentina. Argentina is one of the teams in group A which will be in Copa America.
Argentina has won this competition 14 times which is the second-highest in the history of the competition. The last time they won was in 1993 when the competition happened in Uruguay. Argentina has reached the finals 5 times since 2000 but has failed to win the competition. With Messi in the team, they have not yet got their hand on the trophy. Argentina also has 2 world cups in their name.
With the time going quickly, here is the squad which is selected for the competition. Also find out the fixtures, live streams, and much more about Copa America.
Argentina is in group A which has a total of 5 teams. Each Argentina will play 1 match with each team and the top 4 teams will qualify for the next stage. Here are the fixtures of Argentina in the tournament. The time is standard UK time.
14 June 2021
Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos
19 June 2021
Estadio Nacional de Brasilia
22 June 2021
Estadio Nacional de Brasillia
29 June 2021
ESPN+ is the official broadcaster for the tournament. The UK fans can watch the matches seamlessly. Another option would be Now TV. this internet tv service is owned by Sky network, Other than Copa America they also have other streaming like the Premier League, MLS, and much more
Argentina’s national teams had one of the best players in the 1990’s. Maradona is a legend in football and he was one of the main players who led Argentina to the world cup during his time.
One of the most important players in the team is the best player of this generation, Lionel Messi. He is the top goal scorer for Argentina with 72 goals to date. He was the man behind the 2014 world cup final as well as consecutive Copa America finals after that.
Emiliano Martinez will be another key player to keep an eye on in the tournament. The keeper had a great campaign in the Premier League. He moved from Arsenal to Aston Villa and over there he became the first-choice goalkeeper. In the campaign, he played all the 38 matches and had the third-most clean sheets in the Premier League. He had 15 clean sheets and he also saved 1 penalty. This performance gave him the opportunity for the national team. Other key players for the team would be Juan Foyth, Martinez, Nicolas Otmanedi, Gomez, and also DI Maria.
Argentina is currently having the 2022 world cup qualifiers. They are yet unbeaten in their group and are behind Brazil in the table. In Copa America, they lost to Brazil in the semi-finals in 2019. Argentina is the hot favorite to win this year but the competition will be tougher as the venus is changed to Brazil.
Sony Pictures Sports Network has been given the TV rights to broadcast the tournament in India. The match timings for the Indian fans would be from late 2:30 am as well as early morning 6 am.
For the fans in the USA, here are some of the options where you can see the matches of your favorite team playing in Copa America. FoxSports is one of the best options for American fans, as they have taken the rights for the matches streamed in English. The fans can also download the application on their hone and enjoy the match seamlessly. FUbo Tv and Sling TC are other options for live streaming the matches. They will have their charges.