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Argentina


 
Federation founded: 1893
FIFA member since: 1912

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - Beaten finalist
1934 - First round exit
1938 - Did not participate
1950 - Did not participate
1954 - Did not participate
1958 - First round exit
1962 - First round exit
1966 - Quarterfinal exit
1970 - Did not qualify
1974 - Second phase exit
1978 - CHAMPIONS
1982 - Seond phase exit
1986 - CHAMPIONS
1990 - Beaten finalist
1994 - Second round exit
1998 - Quarterfinal exit
2002 - First round exit
2006 - Quarterfinal exit
2010 - Quarterfinal exit

 
STATISTICS
Played
70
Won
37
Drawn
13
Lost
20
Goals for
123
Goals against
80
Points
124
Argentina are 4th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
6-0 vs Peru in 1978 and 6-0 vs Serbia & Montenegro 2006.
Biggest defeat:
1-6 vs Czechoslovakia in 1958.
Overall topscorer:
Gabriel Batistuta, 10 goals.
Most appearances:
Diego Maradona, 21 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
1978

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Diego Maradona
Mario Kempes
Guillermo Stábile
Daniel Passarella
Ubaldo Fillol
Oscar Ruggeri
Luis Monti
Gabriel Batistuta

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1930 1R France W 1-0 1R Mexico W 6-3 1R Chile W 3-1 SF United States W 6-1 F Uruguay L 2-4 1934 1R Sweden L 2-3 1958 1R West Germany L 1-3 1R Northern Ireland W 3-1 1R Czechoslovakia L 1-6 1962 1R Bulgaria W 1-0 1R England L 1-3 1R Hungary D 0-0 1966 1R Spain W 2-1 1R West Germany D 0-0 1R Switzerland W 2-0 QF England L 0-1 1974 1R Poland L 2-3 1R Italy D 1-1 1R Haiti W 4-1 2Ph Netherlands L 0-4 2Ph Brazil L 1-2 2Ph East Germany D 1-1 1978 1R Hungary W 2-1 1R France W 2-1 1R Italy L 0-1 2Ph Poland W 2-0 2Ph Brazil D 0-0 2Ph Peru W 6-0 F Netherlands [aet] W 3-1 1982 1R Belgium L 0-1 1R Hungary W 4-1 1R El Salvador W 2-0 2Ph Italy L 1-2 2Ph Brazil L 1-3 1986 1R South Korea W 3-1 1R Italy D 1-1 1R Bulgaria W 2-0 2R Uruguay W 1-0 QF England W 2-1 SF Belgium W 2-0 F West Germany W 3-2 1990 1R Cameroon L 0-1 1R Soviet Union W 2-0 1R Romania D 1-1 2R Brazil W 1-0 QF Yugoslavia [3-2 ap] D 0-0 SF Italy [4-3 ap] D 1-1 F West Germany L 0-1 1994 1R Greece W 4-0 1R Nigeria W 2-1 1R Bulgaria L 0-2 2R Romania L 2-3 1998 1R Japan W 1-0 1R Jamaica W 5-0 1R Croatia W 1-0 2R England [4-3 ap] D 2-2 QF Netherlands L 1-2 2002 1R Nigeria W 1-0 1R England L 0-1 1R Sweden D 1-1 2006 1R Côte d'Ivoire W 2-1 1R Serbia & Montenegro W 6-0 1R Netherlands D 0-0 2R Mexico [aet] W 2-1 QF Germany [2-4 ap] D 1-1 2010 1R Nigeria W 1-0 1R South Korea W 4-1 1R Greece W 2-0 2R Mexico W 3-1 QF Germany L 0-4

 

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