The goalkeeper of the Argentine National Team, Emiliano “Dibu” Martínezarrived in the country this Monday afternoon, along with four other footballersto join the team’s first training session and play the last FIFA double date of the year for the South American Qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada.
The “Dibu” comes from winning by 3 to 1 on the last date of the Premier League with Aston Villa against Fulham, and immediately traveled to the country to join the squad led by Lionel Scaloniwhich is concentrated at the Lionel Messi Premises in Ezeiza.
Once he arrived at the airport, he greeted the fans who They were waiting for him at the entrancewhere he signed some autographs and I take pictures.
Along with him they also arrived Enzo Fernandezfrom Chelsea; Julian Alvarez, current star at Manchester City; and Alexis MacAllister, coming from Liverpool. All of them They traveled from England.
The Nottingham Forest full-back, Gonzalo Montiel, was suffering from an injury and that is why the coaching staff They called Pablo Maffeoin the event of a possible entry the lack of players in the position.
Those who also arrived and those who are still missing
The four newcomers They joined Lionel Messi -who was the first to return to the country on Sunday-.And this morning they did it too Pablo Maffeo, Exequiel Palacios, Rodrigo De Paul and Nahuel Molina Lucero.
Within a few hours were also present in the airport Walter Benítez, Paulo Dybala, Leandro Paredes, Juan Musso, Nicolás González and Lucas Martínez Quarta. It is expected that by tonight the group will be completed with the arrival of Nicolás Tagliafico, Lautaro Martínez, Marcos Acuña, Lucas Ocampos, Germán Pezzella, Guido Rodríguez, Ángel Di María and Nicolás Otamendi.
The National Team will return to training no access to the press this Tuesday at 5 p.m., with a brief access for the media in the second session.
As is known, Scaloni will hold a press conference on Wednesday at a time yet to be defined, which will be followed by a secret practice. This be the last one before the match against Uruguay in La Bombonera, again at 5 pm in Ezeiza.
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