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Messi leads young team picked for U.S. friendly
by Paul Kennedy, March 12th, 2011 7:37PM

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[ARGENTINA] Barcelona star Lionel Messi headlines the Argentina roster for its match against the United States March 26 at the New Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Young attacking talents such as Javier Pastore (Palermo), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Nicolas Gaitan (Benfica) and Eduardo Salvio (Benfica) were also called up, while Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero have been left off the squad.

Coach Sergio Batista is preparing for the Copa America Argentina will host this summer.

After playing the USA, Argentina will face Costa Rica three says later in San Jose.

Argentina Roster:
Goalkeepers: Mariano Andujar (Catania), Adrian Gabbarini (Independiente), Sergio Romero (AZ).
Defenders: Javier Zanetti (Inter Milan), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Ezequiel Garay (Real Madrid), Gabriel Milito (Barcelona), Nicolas Otamendi (FC Porto), Federico Fazio (Sevilla), Nicolas Burdisso (Roma), Marcos Rojo (Spartak Moscow).
Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Mario Bolatti (Internacional), Ever Banega (Valencia), Fernando Belluschi (FC Porto), Esteban Cambiasso (Inter Milan), Lucas Biglia (Anderlecht), Javier Pastore (Palermo).
Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli), Angel Di Maria (Real Madrid), Nicolas Gaitan (Benfica), Jose Sosa (Napoli), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica).



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  1. William e Savage
    commented on: March 14, 2011 at 10:19 a.m.
    We know what you mean, but it's called "New Meadowlands Stadium". The Jets and Giants co-own it equally.


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