Argentina
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)La Albiceleste
AssociationArgentine Football Association
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachMatías Lucuix
Asst coachLuis Sasson
CaptainLeandro Planas
Home stadiumEzeiza
FIFA codeARG
FIFA ranking3 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Portugal 3–4 Argentina 
(Brasília, Brazil; 14 September 1987)
Biggest win
 Indonesia 1–20 Argentina 
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 4 June 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 14–1 Argentina 
(Santos, Brazil; 14 March 1999)
World Cup
Appearances9 (First in 1989)
Best resultGold Champions (2016)
South American Futsal Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1992)
Best resultGold Champions (2003, 2015)
World Cup
Appearances12 (First in 1982)
Best resultGold Champions (1994, 2019)
Confederations Cup
Appearances2 (First in 2014)
Best result
Champions (2014)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances8 (First in 2005)
Best result2nd place, silver medalist(s) 2nd place (2008)

The Argentina national futsal team represents Argentina during international futsal competitions. It is governed by the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino.

Argentina has qualified and participated in all eight FIFA Futsal World Cup tournaments and along with Brazil and Spain are the only national teams that have won the FIFA Futsal World Cup, in which Argentina are the defending champions, having won it in 2016. Argentina has also won the Copa América twice, in 2003 and 2015. Argentina is ranked 4th in the FIFA Futsal World Rankings.

In FIFUSA/AMF, Argentina won the 1994 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup and 2019 AMF Futsal Men's World Cup.

In IBSA "Los murcièlagos" two times world champions of IBSA Blind Soccer/Futsal World Championship, and in 2015 won its third world title: the IBSA World Games 2015. "Los murcièlagos" also won the Blind Futsal Copa Amèrica. Only Brazil and Argentina have won the Blind Futsal Copa Amèrica.

Results and fixtures

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

Legend

  Win   Draw   Lose   Fixture

2021 FIFA World Cup

14 September 2021 (2021-09-14) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group F Argentina  11–0  United States Vilnius, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Brandi Goal 1'2'12'40'
Cuzzolino Goal 4'
Rescia Goal 5'16'
Basile Goal 7'
Claudino Goal 17'25'
Borruto Goal 24'
Report (FIFA) Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
Attendance: 834
Referee: Ondřej Černý (Czech Republic)
17 September 2021 (2021-09-17) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group F Argentina  4–2  Serbia Vilnius, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Aksentijevic Goal 9'
Brandi Goal 11'
Vaporaki Goal 11'
Borruto Goal 24'
Report (FIFA) Rakic Goal 7'
Lazarevic Goal 10'
Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
Attendance: 1,434
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)
20 September 2021 (2021-09-20) FIFA Futsal World Cup GS Group F Iran  1–2  Argentina Vilnius, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Hassan Sadeh Goal 30' Report (FIFA) Cuzzolino Goal 24'
Stazzone Goal 27'
Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
Attendance: 1,180
Referee: Alejandro Martínez Flores (Spain)
23 September 2021 (2021-09-23) FIFA Futsal World Cup Round of 16 Argentina  6–1  Paraguay Vilnius, Lithuania
17:30 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Avia Solutions Group Arena
Attendance: 564
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)
26 September 2021 (2021-09-26) FIFA Futsal World Cup Quarter-finals RFU  1–1 (a.e.t.)
(4–5 p)
 Argentina Kaunas, Lithuania
18:30 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Attendance: 1,108
Referee: Anthony Riley (New Zealand)
29 September 2021 (2021-09-29) FIFA Futsal World Cup Semi-finals Brazil  1–2  Argentina Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Attendance: 3,349
Referee: Juan Cordero (Spain)
3 October 2021 (2021-10-03) FIFA Futsal World Cup Final Argentina  v  Portugal Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena

Team

Current squad

Head coach: Argentina Matías Lucuix

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Nicolás Sarmiento (1992-12-03)3 December 1992 (aged 23) Spain Palma
2 2DF Damián Stazzone (1986-01-31)31 January 1986 (aged 30) Italy Latina
3 3MF Alamiro Vaporaki (1983-12-01)1 December 1983 (aged 32) Argentina Boca Juniors
4 2DF Gerardo Battistoni (1983-04-21)21 April 1983 (aged 33) Italy Latina
5 4FW Maximiliano Rescia (1987-10-29)29 October 1987 (aged 28) Italy Pescara
6 4FW Fernando Wilhelm (1982-04-05)5 April 1982 (aged 34) Portugal Benfica
7 4FW Leandro Cuzzolino (1987-05-21)21 May 1987 (aged 29) Italy Pescara
8 4FW Santiago Basile (1988-07-25)25 July 1988 (aged 28) Argentina Boca Juniors
9 3MF Cristian Borruto (1987-05-07)7 May 1987 (aged 29) Italy Pescara
10 4FW Constantino Vaporaki (1990-01-06)6 January 1990 (aged 26) Argentina Boca Juniors
11 4FW Alan Brandi (1987-11-24)24 November 1987 (aged 28) Spain Jaén Paraíso Interior FS
12 1GK Matías Quevedo (1984-03-11)11 March 1984 (aged 32) Argentina Ferro
13 1GK Guido Mosenson (1989-03-07)7 March 1989 (aged 27) Argentina Hebraica
14 3MF Pablo Taborda (1986-09-03)3 September 1986 (aged 30) Argentina Boca Juniors

Competitive record

FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 Second Round 8th 6 2 0 4 13 18
Hong Kong 1992 Second Round 6th 6 3 0 3 16 20
Spain 1996 First Round 9th 3 1 1 1 7 9
Guatemala 2000 Second Round 7th 6 3 0 3 16 19
Chinese Taipei 2004 Fourth Place 4th 8 4 1 3 21 18
Brazil 2008 Second Round 6th 7 3 3 1 19 12
Thailand 2012 Quarter-Finals 5th 5 3 0 2 18 9
Colombia 2016 Champions 1st 7 6 1 0 26 11
Lithuania 2021 Final TBD 6 5 1 0 26 7
Total 9/9 1 title 54 30 7 17 162 123

Copa América de Futsal

Copa América de Futsal record
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
Brazil 1992 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1995 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1996 Third Place 6 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1997 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1998 Fourth Place 6 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1999 Third place 6 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2000 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
Paraguay 2003 Champions 5 4 1 0 21 9
Uruguay 2008 Third place 4 3 0 1 10 8
Argentina 2011 Runner Up 5 3 1 1 20 11
Ecuador 2015 Champions 6 3 2 1 20 11
Argentina 2017 Runner Up 6 4 1 1 26 9
Total 12/12 0 0 0 0 0 0

FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)

AMF Futsal World Cup

Futsal Confederations Cup

Pan American Games

Grand Prix de Futsal

Futsal Mundialito

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal U-20 World Cup

IBSA Blind Futsal World Championship

IBSA World Games

References