Argentina’s Alejandro Garnacho set to debut in America Cup 2024

Argentina’s Alejandro Garnacho set to debut in America Cup 2024

After winning the 2021 Copa América, the 2022 Finalissima and the 2022 World Cup, the Argentine national team He begins the path of a new tournament as the top candidate, a label that was earned after the trilogy of titles achieved in a row under the leadership of Lionel Scaloni. But Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay appear as the main adversaries to overcome to go for a new two-time American championship, as in 1957 and 1959 or in 1991 and 1993.

This coming Thursday, the Albiceleste will host the America Cup of United States 2024. At 9 p.m., the first match of the competition will be played against Canada. The team led by Lionel Scaloni aims to defend the title that was won in 2021 on Brazilian soil.

Alejandro Garnacho with the Argentine National Team.
(Photo: archive)

At 19 years old, who will have the opportunity to play his first official tournament with the Argentina It is nothing more and nothing less than Alejandro Garnacho. The footballer born in Spain, he chose to play for the South American team since his mother was born in our country, despite the fact that he lived in Europe throughout his life.

After confirming the list of 26 footballers who will be in the America Cup, the numbers each one will use are also defined and the Manchester United figure kept the number 17 shirt, which Papu Gómez left vacant. Precisely, his idol Cristiano Ronaldo knew how to use that same number in his early days with Portugal.

Beyond the fact that he is part of the delegation, we will have to see how many minutes he adds Grenache in the cup because the DT made it clear that we have to take it little by little. In the preparation friendlies he did not add minutes and will have to work as hard as possible if he wants to earn a place in Scaloni’s consideration.

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