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Messi the one constant in a much-changed Argentina squad for Copa America

Lionel Messi is back in the side but Lionel Scaloni (right) has also called in a lot of new faces for the 2019 Copa America.

Lionel Messi remains very serious about winning a senior title with Argentina.

The quest will surely come to an end with the next World Cup in three years' time. Next year there is a Copa America on home ground -- the 2020 competition is being shared between Argentina and Colombia but even so, Messi has signed up for this year's edition, which kicks off next month in Brazil.

Argentina bizarrely go into the competition under an inexperienced caretaker coach, the former international right-back Lionel...

Messi leads Argentina's Copa America squad list

Ale Moreno respects Lionel Messi for sticking with the national side, even with the intense criticism he faces from Argentinian fans.

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will lead Argentina's squad at the Copa America, with Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero back in the side for the first time since the 2018 World Cup.

Both were named on Tuesday in the country's 23-man squad for the tournament along with Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, who made the cut despite scoring only five goals in 30 league appearances this season.

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There was no place for Inter Milan striker Mauro...

Sergio Aguero back up for Argentina ahead of Copa America

Ale Moreno respects Lionel Messi for sticking with the national side, even with the intense criticism he faces from Argentinian fans.
Gonzalo Higuain's legacy with Argentina will be remembered for failing to rise to the occasion when silverware was on the line.
Alejandro Moreno expands upon the problems plaguing Argentina, including how their reliance on Lionel Messi has only grown worse over time.
Argentina boss Lionel Scaloni believes Lionel Messi and Paulo Dybala can play together, but it will take some time before it is effective.
Brazil manager Tite says he wants the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and the best players available to play in the Copa America.

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be part of Argentina's provisional squad for the Copa America, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced on Wednesday. 

Aguero, who scored 21 Premier League goals in 33 appearances for Manchester City this season, had been in international exile since after last year's World Cup in Russia, when Argentina crashed out in the last 16.

The federation will submit its final 23-man selection for the tournament in two weeks.

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Atlanta United's Barco out until late June with Argentina at U20 World Cup

Ezequiel Barco
Atlanta's leading scorer Ezequiel Barco has been called up by Argentina for the U20 World Cup.

Already struggling in the early part of the season, defending MLS champion Atlanta United will be without its top goal scorer Ezequiel Barco for about a month.

Barco, 20, has been called up to play for his native Argentina in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup. He will leave United after Sunday's game at Sporting Kansas City to join the national team as it prepares for the youth tournament, which is being hosted by Poland.

Argentina will play its first match on May 25 against South Africa, followed by...