Argentina
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Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)La Albiceleste
AssociationArgentine Football Association
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachMatías Lucuix
CaptainLeandro Cuzzolino
FIFA codeARG
FIFA ranking5 [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 resultChampions (2016)
South American Futsal Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1992)
Best resultChampions (2003, 2015, 2022)
World Cup
Appearances12 (First in 1982)
Best resultChampions (1994, 2019)
Confederations Cup
Appearances2 (First in 2014)
Best resultChampions (2014)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances8 (First in 2005)
Best result2nd place (2008)
Argentina national futsal team
Medal record
FIFA Futsal World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2016 Colombia Team
Silver medal – second place 2021 Lithuania Team
AMF Futsal World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1994 Argentina
Gold medal – first place 2019 Argentina
Silver medal – second place 2007 Argentina
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Bolivia
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Colombia
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Belarus

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 three times, in 2003, 2015, and 2022. 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 Murciélagos have been crowned world champions twice in the Blind Soccer/Futsal World Championship, and in 2015 won its third world title: the IBSA World Games 2015. Los Murciélagos 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 1', 2', 12', 40'
Cuzzolino 4'
Rescia 5', 16'
Basile 7'
Claudino 17', 25'
Borruto 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 9'
Brandi 11'
Vaporaki 11'
Borruto 24'
Report (FIFA) Rakic 7'
Lazarevic 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 30' Report (FIFA) Cuzzolino 24'
Stazzone 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  1–2  Portugal Kaunas, Lithuania
20:00 EEST (UTC+3) Report (FIFA) Stadium: Žalgiris Arena
Referee: Nurdin Bukuev (Kyrgyzstan)

Team

Current squad

The following players were called up to the Argentina squad for the 2022 Futsal Finalissima.[2]
Head coach: Matías Lucuix

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Nicolás Sarmiento (1992-12-03) 3 December 1992 (age 29) Spain Real Betis Futsal
2 3MF Lucas Tripodi (1994-06-18) 18 June 1994 (age 28) Spain Inter Movistar
3 3MF Ángel Claudino (1995-12-08) 8 December 1995 (age 26) Spain Viña Albali Valdepeñas
4 2DF Lucas Bolo (1992-03-12) 12 March 1992 (age 30) Spain Córdoba CF
5 2DF Maximiliano Rescia (captain) (1987-10-29) 29 October 1987 (age 35) Belgium Anderlecht
6 2DF Sebastián Corso (1992-02-12) 12 February 1992 (age 30) Spain Industrias Santa Coloma
7 3MF Gerardo Menzeguez (1993-04-23) 23 April 1993 (age 29) Spain Jaén FS
8 3MF Santiago Basile (1988-07-25) 25 July 1988 (age 34) Argentina Boca Juniors
9 4FW Cristian Borruto (1987-05-07) 7 May 1987 (age 35) Argentina Boca Juniors
10 3MF Constantino Vaporaki (1990-01-06) 6 January 1990 (age 32) Italy Meta Catania
11 4FW Alan Brandi (1987-11-24) 24 November 1987 (age 34) Spain Jaén FS
12 1GK Matías Starna (1999-01-26) 26 January 1999 (age 23) Spain Peñíscola FS
14 3MF Pablo Taborda (1986-09-03) 3 September 1986 (age 36) Spain Jaén FS
16 3MF Matías Edelstein (1992-06-18) 18 June 1992 (age 30) Argentina Hebraica

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
FW Matías Rosa (1995-09-18) 18 September 1995 (age 27) Spain Jaén FS 2022 Copa América de Futsal
MF Andrés Geraghty (1998-01-22) 22 January 1998 (age 24) Spain Xota FS 2022 Copa América de Futsal
MF Leandro CuzzolinoRET (1987-05-21) 21 May 1987 (age 35) Italy L84 2022 Copa América de Futsal
MF Andrés Santos (1988-12-07) 7 December 1988 (age 33) Italy Real San Giuseppe 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
GK Lucas Farach (1991-10-03) 3 October 1991 (age 31) Argentina Kimberley AC 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
GK Guido Mosenson (1989-03-07) 7 March 1989 (age 33) Argentina Boca Juniors 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup
DF Damián StazzoneRET (1986-01-31) 31 January 1986 (age 36) Argentina San Lorenzo 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup

COV Player withdrew from the squad due to contracting COVID-19.
INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from international futsal.

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 Runner Up 2nd 7 5 1 1 27 8
Total 9/9 1 title 55 30 7 18 163 124

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
Paraguay 2022 Champions 6 4 2 0 16 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

  1. ^ Futsal World Ranking
  2. ^ "ARGENTINA" (in Spanish). Conmebol. 13 September 2022. Retrieved 15 September 2022.