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Argentina name star-studded squad

March 8, 2013
By ESPN staff
Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella has named a full-strength side for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Bolivia later this month.

Lionel Messi leads the Albicelestes' attack, which also includes Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, Ezequiel Lavezzi of Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid duo Gonzalo Higuain and Angel Di Maria - who will miss the first match due to suspension.

Monterrey defender and captain Jose-Maria Basanta is the surprise name in the 21-man ...

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