Argentina national futsal team

The Argentina national futsal team represents Argentina during international futsal competitions. It is governed by the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino.

Argentina
Nickname(s)La Albiceleste
AssociationAsociación del Fútbol Argentino
(Argentine Football Association)
ConfederationCONMEBOL (South America)
Head coachMatías Lucuix
Asst coachLuis Sasson
CaptainLeandro Planas
Home stadiumEzeiza
FIFA codeARG
FIFA ranking3 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Portugal 3–4 Argentina 
(Brasília, Brazil; 14 September 1987)
Biggest win
 Indonesia 1–20 Argentina 
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 4 June 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 14–1 Argentina 
(Santos, Brazil; 14 March 1999)
World Cup
Appearances9 (First in 1989)
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svg Champions (2016)
South American Futsal Championship
Appearances11 (First in 1992)
Best resultMed 1.png Champions (2003, 2015)
World Cup
Appearances12 (First in 1982)
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svg Champions (1994, 2019)
Confederations Cup
Appearances2 (First in 2014)
Best resultGold medal world centered-2.svg Champions (2014)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances8 (First in 2005)
Best resultMed 2.png 2nd place (2008)

Argentina has qualified and participated in all eight FIFA Futsal World Cup tournaments and along with Brazil and Spain are the only national teams that have won the FIFA Futsal World Cup, in which Argentina are the defending champions, having won it in 2016. Argentina has also won the Copa América twice, in 2003 and 2015. Argentina is ranked 4th in the FIFA Futsal World Rankings.

In FIFUSA/AMF, Argentina won the 1994 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup and 2019 AMF Futsal Men's World Cup.

In IBSA "Los murcièlagos" two times world champions of IBSA Blind Soccer/Futsal World Championship, and in 2015 won its third world title: the IBSA World Games 2015. "Los murcièlagos" also won the Blind Futsal Copa Amèrica. Only Brazil and Argentina have won the Blind Futsal Copa Amèrica.

Tournament recordsEdit

FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

FIFA Futsal World Cup Record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA
  1989 Second Round 8th 6 2 0 4 13 18
  1992 Second Round 6th 6 3 0 3 16 20
  1996 First Round 9th 3 1 1 1 7 9
  2000 Second Round 7th 6 3 0 3 16 19
  2004 Fourth Place 4th 8 4 1 3 21 18
  2008 Second Round 6th 7 3 3 1 19 12
  2012 Quarter-Finals 5th 5 3 0 2 18 9
  2016 Champions 1st 7 6 1 0 26 11
  2020 Qualified
Total 9/9 1 title 48 25 6 17 136 116

Copa América de FutsalEdit

Copa América de Futsal
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA
  1992 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
  1995 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
  1996 Third Place 6 0 0 0 0 0
  1997 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
  1998 Fourth Place 6 0 0 0 0 0
  1999 Third place 6 0 0 0 0 0
  2000 Runner Up 6 0 0 0 0 0
  2003 Champions 5 4 1 0 21 9
  2008 Third place 4 3 0 1 10 8
  2011 Runner Up 5 3 1 1 20 11
  2015 Champions 6 3 2 1 20 11
  2017 Runner Up 6 4 1 1 26 9
Total 12/12 0 0 0 0 0 0

FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)/CONMEBOL Preliminary CompetitionEdit

Futsal Confederations CupEdit

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World CupEdit

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal U-20 World CupEdit

  • 2014 –   Champions

IBSA Blind Futsal World ChampionshipEdit

  • 2002 –   Champions
  • 2006 –   Champions

IBSA World GamesEdit

  • 2015 –   Champions

Pan American Games recordEdit

Grand Prix de Futsal recordEdit

Futsal Mundialito recordEdit

SquadEdit

  ArgentinaEdit

Head coach:   Matías Lucuix

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Nicolás Sarmiento (1992-12-03)3 December 1992 (aged 23)   Palma
2 2DF Damián Stazzone (1986-01-31)31 January 1986 (aged 30)   Latina
3 3MF Alamiro Vaporaki (1983-12-01)1 December 1983 (aged 32)   Boca Juniors
4 2DF Gerardo Battistoni (1983-04-21)21 April 1983 (aged 33)   Latina
5 4FW Maximiliano Rescia (1987-10-29)29 October 1987 (aged 28)   Pescara
6 4FW Fernando Wilhelm (1982-04-05)5 April 1982 (aged 34)   Benfica
7 4FW Leandro Cuzzolino (1987-05-21)21 May 1987 (aged 29)   Pescara
8 4FW Santiago Basile (1988-07-25)25 July 1988 (aged 28)   Boca Juniors
9 3MF Cristian Borruto (1987-05-07)7 May 1987 (aged 29)   Pescara
10 4FW Constantino Vaporaki (1990-01-06)6 January 1990 (aged 26)   Boca Juniors
11 4FW Alan Brandi (1987-11-24)24 November 1987 (aged 28)   Jaén Paraíso Interior FS
12 1GK Matías Quevedo (1984-03-11)11 March 1984 (aged 32)   Ferro
13 1GK Guido Mosenson (1989-03-07)7 March 1989 (aged 27)   Hebraica
14 3MF Pablo Taborda (1986-09-03)3 September 1986 (aged 30)   Boca Juniors

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