Argentina squad

Home-based Argentina for Venezuela

March 10, 2011

Argentina national team coach Sergi Batista has named a 22-man squad of home-based men to play Venezuela in a friendly match next Wednesday.

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Batista's team will also play the United States on March 26 and Costa Rica three days later, but for those matches the coach will include European-based stars, including Lionel Messi.

The home-based list does not include any player from Argentinos Juniors or Estudiantes, as both sides are playing Copa Libertadores' matches next week.

Squad: Agustin Marchesin (Lanus), Javier Garcia (Boca Juniors); Luciano Monzon (Boca Juniors), Jonathan Maidana (River Plate), Gaston Diaz (Velez Sarsfield), Julian Velazquez (Independiente), Fernando Tobio (Velez Sarsfield), Lisandro Lopez (Arsenal); Ismael Quilez (Colon); Diego Valeri (Lanus), Cristian Chavez (Boca Juniors), Fabian Rinaudo (Gimnasia), Luciano Aued (Gimnasia), Franco Razzotti (Velez Sarsfield), Claudio Jacob (Racing Club), Ivan Pillud (Racing Club), Maximiliano Moralez (Velez Sarsfield), Matias Defederico (Independiente), Ariel Rojas (Godoy Cruz); Pablo Mouche (Boca Juniors), Juan Manuel Martinez (Velez Sarsfield), Mauricio Sperdutti (Newell's Old Boys).