HONG KONG - Gerardo Martino finalised the Argentina National Team squad to Asia today by adding three Argentine local leagues players, including Fernando Gago from Boca Juniors, who made appearance in World Cup final 2014.
Represented the Albicelestes for 55 times, Gago is one of the essential part of Argentine midfield. Together with Leonel Vangioni from River Plate and Agustin Marchesin from Lanus, Martino’s squad to Asia is completed.
Organized by the HKFA and promoted exclusively by ProEvents, the HKFA Centennial Celebration Match between Hong Kong and Argentina will be held on October 14 at the Hong Kong Stadium.
“Argentina is sending a very strong squad to Hong Kong and it fits well to importance of the occasion, which is to celebrate our Hong Kong FA’s 100th anniversary,” said Paul Kam, Chairman of ProEvents Group. “With such a star-studded squad list including Messi, Di Maria, Aguero, Pastore, Lamela, Rojo and etc, we believe Argentina will put on a great performance in Hong Kong.”
Match tickets have been selling fast since the squad announcement. They are priced at HK$1,800, $1,300, $850, $590 and $490. All categories are available to purchase at http://www.cityline.com, Cityline & Tom Lee Music Outlets, except for the concession tickets priced at HK$250 for senior citizens and students which are already sold out.
The final squad of Argentina National Team:
Guzman, Nahuel (Club Tigres)
Marchesín, Agustín (Lanus)
Romero, Sergio (UC Sampdoria)
Demichelis, Martín (Manchester City)
Fernandez, Federico (Swansea City)
Otamendi, Nicolas (Valencia)
Rojo, Marcos (Manchester United)
Vangioni, Leonel (River Plate)
Vergini, Santiago (Sunderland)
Zabaleta, Pablo (Manchester City)
Biglia, Lucas (SS Lazio)
Di Maria, Ángel (Manchester United)
Gago, Fernando (Boca Juniors)
Gaitan, Nicolás (SL Benfica)
Lamela, Erik (Tottenham Hotspur)
Mascherano, Javier (Barcelona FC)
Pastore, Javier (Paris Saint Germain)
Pereyra, Roberto (Juventus FC)
Perez, Enzo (SL Benfica)
Aguero, Sergio (Manchester City)
Higuain, Gonzalo (SSC Napoli)
Messi, Lionel (Barcelona FC)
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