The best players in Argentine football

They have a philosophy of this sport and it shows when they come out to the field. We want to know who is the best of all time?

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  1. 1
    Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi

    1406 points
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    Lionel Messi

    1406 points

    Lionel Messi (born on June 24th 1987) is an Argentinian soccer player who also has the Spanish

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    citizenship. He has developed his career in F.C. Barcelona.

    Born in Rosario (Argentina) in a humble family of Italian descent, Messi began playing soccer at age 5 in the team of his neighborhood, Grandoli. He took turn between this team and Central Cordoba, until in 1995 he started training with the junior teams of Newell’s Old Boys.

    After seeing his performance in Argentina, Barça recruited him an opportunity in its quarry and offered to pay for the expensive medical treatment he needed for his growth hormone deficit he was diagnosed with, if he agreed to move to Spain.

    After moving with his family when he was 13 years old, Loinel Messi began playing in F.C Barcelona youth system. He was soon upgraded to higher teams and finally had his debut, in an unofficial match, in premier league in 2003 at age 16. A year later he played in an official match against R.C.D. Español.

    His skills playing in the Barça lead him to the list of the most prestigious players in the globe. His rise made many journalists, coaches and other players talk about him as one of the best player in History. This prestige has been translated into several awards for his individual talent, such as four Golden Balls and three Golden Boots.

    Having the dual citizenship, Me3ssi could decide in which National Team he wanted to join in international tournaments, choosing in 2004 his country of birth, Argentina. With this team, Messi has played in two World Cups, two America`s Cup and the Olympic Games, where he won a gold medal.


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    - Messi was recruited by FCB because of a video.
    - "Mecci" is the name he had when Argentina selected him.
    - Messi was asked to play for Spain but he chose to wait for the call from Argentina.
    - Messi signed his first contract with Barcelona on a used napkin.

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    Riquelme

    Riquelme

    503 points
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    Riquelme

    503 points

    Juan Román Riquelme es un futbolista argentino, de Buenos Aires. Juega como mediopunta en el Boca

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    Juniors. Nació el 24 de junio de 1978. Debutó en el club Boca Juniors, en 1996 y es considerado como un referente en ese club. Con la selección de fútbol de Argentina, ganó el Campeonato Sudamericano Sub-20 1997, la Copa Mundial de Fútbol Sub-20 1997, el Torneo Esperanzas de Toulon 1998, la Medalla de Oro en los Juegos Olímpicos 2008 y fue Subcampeón de la Copa FIFA Confederaciones 2005 y de la Copa América 2007.

    Altura: 1,83 m
    Peso: 75 Kg
    Apodos: "J.R.", "El Último 10", "Topo Gigio" , "El Torero".

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    Palermo

    Palermo

    476 points
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  4. Sergio Agüero

    248 points

    Born date: 1988-06-02
    Born place: Quilmes

    Sergio Leonel Agüero del Castillo, or simply Sergio Agüero,

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    is a Argentinean professional football player. His nickname 'Kun' comes from a cartoon he liked when he was a child.

    When he was 9 he started playing in the Independent youth teams where he'd be trained until he got a call from the Spanish Atlético de Madrid.

    After 5 years with the club as a striker, he decided to leave the team and after some rumors about where he'd choose to play, he ended up with Manchester City.

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    Carlos Tevez

    Carlos Tevez

    220 points
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    Carlos Tevez

    220 points

    Carlos Alberto Martínez Tévez es un futbolista argentino, del Barrio Ejército de los Andes, de la

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    provincia de Buenos Aires. Nació el 5 de febrero de 1984. Juega de delantero en la Juventus de Turín.

    Debutó con el equipo Boca Juniors, a los 17 años. En su trayectoria futbolística ha conseguido 18 títulos oficiales, entre los más importantes destacan la Copa Intercontinental 2003, Copa Sudamericana 2004, la Liga de Campeones de la UEFA 2007-08 y el Mundial de Clubes 2008. Con la selección nacional de Argentina se consagró como el goleador de los Juegos Olímpicos de Atenas 2004 y obtuvo medalla de oro.

    Altura: 1,71 m
    Peso: 75 kg

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  6. Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín

    173 points

    Gonzalo Higuaín is a football star, best known for playing in the Real Madrid premier league. Currently

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    this Argentine player is in the ranks of SSC Napoli in Serie A of Italy.

    When he was only 10 years old, the River Plate of Argentina signed him for the youth teams, however, he reached first league with them, staying for more two years.

    In 2006, Real Madrid Premier Leage was interested in him so he was transferred. The contract was set for six and a half years. His first season wasn't exactly great but soon enough he became a star goal scorer.

    The team didn't stop winning titles: three Premier Leagues, one Copa del Rey and two Spanish Supercopas.

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    Veron

    Veron

    155 points
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  8. 9
    Ariel Ortega

    Ariel Ortega

    92 points
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    SILVERA

    SILVERA

    71 points
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  10. Ángel Di María

    69 points

    Ángel Fabián Di María Hernández es un futbolista argentino, de Rosario, nacido el 14 de febrero de

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    1988. Actualmente y desde 2010 juega en el Real Madrid de Primera División.
    Su debut fue en Rosario Central cuando contaba con 17 años. En 2007 fue transferido al SL Benfica de Portugal donde permaneció 3 años. Al terminar la Copa del Mundo de 2010, el Real Madrid empezó a mover hilos para hacerse con el jugador. En España ya posee un título de Liga, una Copa del Rey y la Supercopa.
    En su país también posee una Liga, pero también dos Copas de Portugal, una Medalla de Oro en los Juegos Olímpicos de Pekín y un Mundial de selecciones Sub 20.

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  11. Javier Mascherano

    51 points

    Javier Alejandro Mascherano, nacido el 8 de junio de 1984, es un futbolista argentino del Fútbol Club

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    Barcelona de Primera División, y en la Selección de Argentina donde ha sido durante largo tiempo el capitán del equipo. Su posición habitual es la de pivote, donde es considerado uno de los mejores del mundo. No obstante, por instrucción de Pep Guardiola, en el Barça juega de defensa desde entonces.

    'El Jefecito', el apodo por el cual es conocido, se ha ganado un auténtico respeto por su gran juego. El equipo que le vio dar sus primeros pasos fue el River Plate de Manuel Pellegrini, quien le ayudó a debutar en Argentina.

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    Of Federico

    Of Federico

    45 points
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  13. Pablo Nicolás Mouche

    42 points

    el argentino que esta haciendo historia en boca juniors

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    Hugo Gatti

    Hugo Gatti

    26 points
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    Fabianni

    Fabianni

    24 points
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