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Maradona overlooks Inter pair
May 11th, 2010 7:44PM
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TAGS:  argentina, italy, world cup


[ARGENTINA] Coach Diego Maradona called up Diego Milito and Walter Samuel but their was no room for their Inter Milan teammates, Javier Zanetti and Esteban Cambiasso, in Argentina's 30-player provisional roster for the World Cup.

Zanetti and Cambiasso, along with Samuel, had been part of the Inter defense that shut down Argentine star Lionel Messi in Inter's victory over Barcelona in the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League.

Martin Palermo, who could play in his first World Cup at the age of 36, was one of 10 players based in Argentina to make the short list.

Argentina Roster:
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (AZ), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Diego Pozo (Colon)
Defenders: Nicolas Burdisso (Roma), Martin Demichelis (Bayern Munich), Walter Samuel (Inter Milan), Gabriel Heinze (Marseille), Nicolas Otamendi (Velez Sarsfield), Fabricio Coloccini (Newcastle United), Juan Manuel Insaurralde (Newell's Old Boys), Clemente Rodriguez (Estudiantes), Ariel Garce (Colon)
Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Liverpool), Sebastian Blanco (Lanus), Juan Sebastian Veron (Estudiantes), Jesus Datolo (Olympiakos), Jose Sosa (Estudiantes), Maxi Rodriguez (Liverpool), Mario Bolatti (Fiorentina), Juan Mercier (Argentinos Juniors), Angel Di Maria (Benfica), Jonas Gutierrez (Newcastle United), Javier Pastore (Palermo)
Forwards: Sergio Aguero (Atletico Madrid), Diego Milito (Inter Milan), Martin Palermo (Boca Juniors), Carlos Tevez (Man. City), Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli).

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