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Flag of Argentina Argentina U20
Flag of Argentina
Nickname(s) Albicelestes
(White and Sky blue)
Association Argentine Football Association
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Flag of Argentina Fernando Batista
Captain Agustín Almendra
FIFA code ARG
First international Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 5–0 Venezuela Flag of Venezuela.png
(Buenos Aires, Argentina; 27 February 1951)
Biggest win Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 8–1 United States Flag of the United States.png
(São Paulo, Brazil; 4 May 1963)
Biggest defeat Flag of Mexico.png Mexico 4–1 Argentina Flag of Argentina.png
(Ibadan, Nigeria; 15 April 1999)
FIFA U-20 World Cup appearances 15 (First in 1979)
Best result Winners, 1979, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2007
South American Youth Championship appearances 26 (First in 1958)
Best result Winners, 1967, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2015


The Argentina national under-20 football team is the representative of Argentina in FIFA sponsored tournaments that pertain to that age level.

Argentina is the most successful nation in the FIFA World Youth Championship, winning the competition a record six times. The team has participated in 14 of the 20 World Championship events, since the 1979 edition, which they won. Argentina has also won five South American Youth Championships.

Current squad

The following players will take part in the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Head coach: Flag of Argentina Fernando Batista

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 GK Manuel Roffo 4 April 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina Boca Juniors
2 DF Nehuén Pérez (Captain) 24 June 2000 (aged 18) Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
3 DF Francisco Ortega 19 March 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina Vélez Sarsfield
4 DF Facundo Mura 23 March 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina Estudiantes
5 MF Santiago Sosa (Sub-Captain) 3 May 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina River Plate
6 DF Maximiliano Centurión 20 February 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina Argentinos Juniors
7 FW Julián Álvarez 31 January 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina River Plate
8 MF Agustín Almendra 11 February 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina Boca Juniors
9 FW Adolfo Gaich 26 February 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina San Lorenzo
10 MF Gonzalo Maroni 18 March 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina Talleres
11 MF Aníbal Moreno 13 May 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina Newell's Old Boys
12 GK Jerónimo Pourtau 23 January 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina Estudiantes
13 DF Marcelo Weigandt 11 January 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina Boca Juniors
14 DF Facundo Medina 28 May 1999 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina Talleres
15 MF Fausto Vera 26 March 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina Argentinos Juniors
16 FW Agustín Urzi 4 May 2000 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina Banfield
17 FW Tomás Chancalay 1 January 1999 (aged 20) Flag of Argentina Colón
18 MF Cristian Ferreira 12 September 1999 (aged 19) Flag of Argentina River Plate
19 FW Pedro De la Vega 7 February 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Argentina Lanús
20 MF Ezequiel Barco 29 March 1999 (aged 20) Flag of the United States Atlanta United
21 GK Joaquín Blázquez 28 January 2001 (aged 18) Flag of Spain Valencia CF

Competitive record

FIFA U-20 World Cup Record

Year Round GP W D* L GS GA
Flag of Tunisia 1977Did not qualify
Flag of Japan 1979Champions6600202
Flag of Australia 1981First round311133
Flag of Mexico 1983Runners-up6501132
Flag of the Soviet Union 1985Did not qualify
Flag of Chile 1987Did not qualify
Flag of Saudi Arabia 1989Quarter-finals 410334
Flag of Portugal 1991First round301226
Flag of Australia 1993Disqualified
Flag of Qatar 1995Champions6501123
Flag of Malaysia 1997Champions7601157
Flag of Nigeria 1999Second round411225
Flag of Argentina 2001Champions7700274
Flag of the United Arab Emirates 2003Fourth Place 7502128
Netherlands 2005Champions7601125
Flag of Canada 2007Champions7610162
Flag of Egypt 2009Did not qualify
Flag of Colombia 2011Quarter-finals 532061
Flag of Turkey 2013Did not qualify
Flag of New Zealand 2015First Round302145
South Korea 2017First Round310265
Flag of Poland 2019Qualified
Total16/22785381715362

Honours

1979, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2007
1967, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2015

External links

Football in Argentina
League competitions The AFA Cup competitions
Primera División Argentina Copa Argentina
Primera B Nacional (U-20) (U-17) Supercopa Argentina
Primera B Metropolitana List of clubs Copa Campeonato
Primera C Metropolitana List of stadiums
Primera D Metropolitana (by capacity)
List of leagues
Records
International football

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Confederation Competitions
AFC Asian Cup
CAF Africa Cup of Nations
CONCACAF Gold Cup
CONMEBOL Copa América
OFC Nations Cup
UEFA European Championship
Non-FIFA N.F.-Board · Viva World Cup

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