There is no Leo Messi, recently recovered from a Covid-19 infection, but a lot of Italy among the squads of Argentina for the next two qualifying matches for the World Cup in Qatar, a goal already achieved by the national team led by coach Lionel Scaloni, who will face Chile in Santiago on January 27 and Colombia at home on February 1.
Nourished the ‘Italian’ contingent, which includes Atalanta goalkeeper Musso, defenders Molina (Udinese), Martinez Quarta (Fiorentina) and forwards Gonzalez (Fiorentina), Martinez and J.Correa (Inter).
Messi contracted the virus while on vacation in his hometown of Rosario last December. On 5 January, Paris Sg announced that Messi had returned to France after testing negative and this week the seven-time Golden Ball returned to training with the team. For this reason, and also for the relative importance of the two matches, the captain was left in Paris, while teammates Angel Di Maria Leandro Paredes were called up. Only two out of 27 squads playing in Argentina: goalkeeper Franco Armani and striker Julian Alvarez.
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