Argentina

Federation:               Asociacion Del Futbol Argentino
Year founded:             1893
Confederation:            FIFA 1912-, CONMEBOL 1916-
Team colours:             Blue-white shirt, black shorts

Overall standing:         4. World, 2. South America
World cups participated:  17 (1930,1934,1958,1962,1966,1974,1978,1982,1986,1990,1994,1998,2002,2006,2010,2014,2018)
Medals achieved:          2 gold, 3 silver

Matches played:           81           (43 wins,15 draw,23 lost)
Goals for:                137          ( 3. World, 2. South America)
Goals against:            93           ( 4. World, 2. South America)
Cautions (R/YY/Y/Total):  10,0,119,129 ( 2. World, 2. South America)

Best goalscorers:         10 Gabriel Batistuta (1994-02),
                          8 Diego Maradona (1982-94), 8 Guillermo Stabile (1930),
                          6 Mario Kempes (1974-82), 6 Lionel Messi (2006-18),
                          5 Gonzalo Higuain (2010-18),
                          4 Daniel Bertoni (1978-82), 4 Claudio Caniggia (1990-94,02),
                          4 Hernan Crespo (1998-06), 4 Rene Houseman (1974-78),
                          4 Leopoldo Luque (1978), 4 Jorge Valdano (1982-86).

Best result:              6-0 vs. Peru in 1978
Worst result:             1-6 vs. Czechoslovakia in 1958