HONG KONG - On behalf of the athletes of the Men's and Woman's National Olympic Teams of Argentina, ProEvents is pleased to present the teams for a friendly match against their Japanese counterparts in Tokyo. The matches to be played on 29th in Tokyo will serve as warm-up games for both Football Associations leading to the Being Olympics in August.
The reigning Olympic Champions Argentina Football Association has announced a strong squad to defend their Olympic title. Players include;
Goalkeepers: Oscar Ustari (Getafe, Spain), Sergio Romero (AZ Alkmaar, Holland).
Defenders: Pablo Zabaleta (Espanyol, Spain), Ezequiel Garay (Real Madrid, Spain), Federico Fazio (Sevilla, Spain), Nicol? Burdisso (Inter, Italy) Luciano Monz? (Boca Juniors).
Midfielders: Fernando Gago (Real Madrid), Ever Banega (Valencia, Spain), Javier Mascherano (Liverpool, UK), Juan Rom Riquelme (Boca Juniors), Angel Di Maria (Benfica, Portugal), Jos Sosa (Bayern Munich, Germany) and Diego Buonanotte (River Plate).
Strikers: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli, Italy), Lautaro Acosta (Sevilla, Spain) and Sergio Aguero (Atletico Madrid).
As Asia's leading football promoter ProEvents is pleased to continue its relationship with the Argentine Football Association. Their style of football will be much loved by those people attending the Beijing Olympic Games 2008. These players are the future of football and their names will undoubtedly become house-hold names within the next few years. We are extremely proud to be associated with this warm up event in Tokyo relating to the worlds greatest sporting event. We wish the athletes great success and hope they retain their Gold Medal.