Argentina Unleash Killer W/Cup Squad On Nigeria, Others
Argentina senior national team, the Albiceleste. Credit: CONMEBOL

Argentina has listed Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Mauro Icardi in their 30-man provisional list for the 2018 World Cup.

Head coach Jorge Sampaoli in the names released on Tuesday, also included Manchester City’s Nicolas Otamendi alongside injured Lucas Biglia and Gabriel Mercado in the provisional squad.

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However, Tottenham Hotspur star Erik Lamela will not be in the team in spite of returning to full fitness.

Argentina will kick off their campaign in Russia against Iceland before facing Croatia and Nigeria in Group D.

See the full team list below:

Goalkeepers: Wilfredo Caballero, Nahuel Guzmán, Sergio Romero, Franco Armani.

Defenders: Javier Mascherano, Gabriel Mercado, Federico Fazio, Cristian Ansaldi, Nicolás Otamendi, Marcos Rojo, Eduardo Salvio, Ramiro Funes Mori, Marcos Acuna, Germán Pezzella, Nicolás Tagliafico,

Midfielders: Lucas Biglia, Pablo Pérez, Enzo Perez, Angel Di María, Ever Banega, Guido Pizarro, Rodrigo Battaglia, Maximiliano Meza, Manuel Lanzini, Ricardo Centurión, Leandro Paredes, Giovani Lo Celso,Christian Pavon.

Forwards: Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuaín, Sergio Agüero, Mauro Icardi, Paulo Dybala, Diego Perotti, Lautauro Martinez.