Here’s Maradona speaking in yesterday’s press conference.
Lio Messi hurt his right knee during today’s training session.
It’s not yet known how serious the injury is.
- UPDATE -
According to the national team doctor Donato Villani, Messi did not injure his right knee. Messi’s collision with Mascherano during today’s training session only caused a scrape to his knee.
Day two of Argentina’s World Cup preparations.
Here’s the national team’s first training session as the road to the World Cup begins.
Here are the 23 players that will go to South Africa and represent Argentina in the World Cup:
GK – Sergio Romero (AK Alkmaar)
GK – Mariano Andujar (Catania)
GK – Diego Pozo (Colon)
D – Nicolas Burdisso (Roma)
D – Nicolas Otamendi (Velez Sarsfield)
D – Martin Demichelis (Bayern Munich)
D – Walter Samuel (Inter Milan)
D – Gabriel Heinze (Olympique Marseille)
D – Clemente Rodriguez (Estudiantes de La Plata)
D – Ariel Garce (Colon)
M – Jonas Gutierrez (Newcastle United)
M – Javier Mascherano (Liverpool)
M – Angel Di Maria (Benfica)
M – Juan Sebastian Veron (Estudiantes de La Plata)
M – Javier Pastore (Palermo)
M – Mario Bolatti (Fiorentina)
M – Maximiliano Rodriguez (Liverpool)
F – Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
F – Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid)
F – Carlos Tevez (Manchester City)
F – Sergio Aguero (Atletico de Madrid)
F – Diego Milito (Inter Milan)
F – Martin Palermo (Boca Juniors)
Argentina fans, weigh in.
Your thoughts on our World Cup squad.
Mario Bolatti and Javier Pastore speaking with reporters upon arriving in Buenos Aires.
The official WC squad will be announced today.
Here are the 23 players that will make the final WC squad according to this report.
Here’s Lio Messi speaking with reporters upon arriving in Buenos Aires to begin training for the World Cup.