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Argentina national under-17 football team

Argentina Under 17
Nickname(s)Albicelestes (White and Sky Blue)
AssociationArgentine Football Association
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachPablo Aimar
CaptainEzequiel Báez
Most capsRodolfo Arruabarrena, Javier Mascherano, and Oscar Ustari
Top scorerFernando Gatti and Hernán Peirone
FIFA codeARG
First colours
Second colours
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances14 (first in 1985)
Best result3rd, bronze medalist(s) Third Place (1991, 1995, 2003)
South American U-17 Championship
Appearances18 (first in 1985)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) Champions (1985, 2003, 2013, 2019)

The Argentina national U-17 football team is the representative of Argentina within all FIFA sponsored tournaments that pertain to that age level.

Argentina has participated in 14 of the 18 FIFA U-17 World Cups in which they finished in Third Place 3 times and Fourth Place twice. Argentina has also won the South American Under-17 Football Championship 4 times.

Many of Argentina's top players came through the ranks of the U-17 teams, including Fernando Redondo, Nestor Fabbri, Roberto Bonano, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Abbondanzieri, Franco Constanzo, Leonardo Biagini, Luciano Galletti, Marcelo Gallardo, Esteban Cambiasso, Gabriel Milito, Ezequiel González, Aldo Duscher, Lucas Biglia, Eduardo Salvio, Maxi López, Rodolfo Arruabarrena, Javier Mascherano and Carlos Tevez among others.

Honours

Competitive

Competitive record

1Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Current squad

The following players were selected to compete in the 2019 South American U-17 Championship.

Manager: Argentina Pablo Aimar

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Rocco Ríos Novo (2002-06-04)4 June 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Lanús
2 2DF Francisco Flores (2002-01-11)11 January 2002 (aged 17) Argentina San Lorenzo
3 2DF Bruno Amione (2002-01-03)3 January 2002 (aged 17) Argentina Belgrano
4 2DF Kevin Lomónaco (2002-01-08)8 January 2002 (aged 17) Argentina Lanús
5 3MF David Ayala (2002-07-26)26 July 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Estudiantes de La Plata
6 2DF Julián Aude (2003-03-24)24 March 2003 (aged 15) Argentina Lanús
7 4FW Exequiel Zeballos (2002-04-24)24 April 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Boca Juniors
8 3MF Juan Sforza (2002-02-14)14 February 2002 (aged 17) Argentina Newell's Old Boys
9 4FW Matías Godoy (2002-01-10)10 January 2002 (aged 17) Argentina Atlético de Rafaela
10 3MF Matías Palacios (2002-05-10)10 May 2002 (aged 16) Argentina San Lorenzo
11 4FW Franco Orozco (2002-01-09)9 January 2002 (aged 17) Argentina Lanús
12 1GK Federico Losas (2002-03-28)28 March 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Chacarita Juniors
13 2DF Valentín Benítez (2002-03-26)26 March 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Newell's Old Boys
14 2DF Tomás Lecanda (2002-01-29)29 January 2002 (aged 17) Argentina River Plate
15 3MF Ignacio Fernández (2002-07-25)25 July 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Boca Juniors
16 3MF Cristian Medina (2002-06-01)1 June 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Boca Juniors
17 4FW Santiago Simón (2002-06-13)13 June 2002 (aged 16) Argentina River Plate
18 4FW Juan Pablo Krilanovich (2002-04-07)7 April 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Lanús
19 3MF Alan Velasco (2002-07-27)27 July 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Independiente
20 3MF Luciano Ferreyra (2002-02-19)19 February 2002 (aged 17) Argentina Rosario Central
21 2DF Luciano Vera (2002-02-09)9 February 2002 (aged 17) Argentina River Plate
22 3MF Ricardo Martínez (2002-09-05)5 September 2002 (aged 16) Argentina Boca Juniors
23 1GK Agustín Gómez (2002-01-16)16 January 2002 (aged 17) Argentina River Plate

See also

References