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Georgia vs. Argentina
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Written by Tornike   
Tuesday, 07 November 2006 14:42

{mosimage}{mosimage}National team of Georgia will play a friendly game against the world cup two times champions - Argentina in Tbilisi on 12 september 2007.

Argentina has appeared in four World Cup finals, including the first final in 1930, which it lost 4-2 to Uruguay. Argentina won in their next final in 1978, beating the Netherlands 3-1; Argentina won again in 1986 (led by Diego Maradona), a 3-2 victory over West Germany. Their most recent final was in 1990, which they lost 1-0 to West Germany.

Current head coach of the team is Alfio Basile. After World Cup 2006 he replaced Jose Pekerman.

Argentinian team is full with the world class players, such as: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Hernan Crespo (Inter Milan), Maxi Rodriguez (Atletico Madrid), Esteban Cambiasso (Inter Milan), Pablo Aimar ( Real Zaragoza), Javier Saviola (Barcelona).

World Cup appearances:
1930, Second Place
1934, Lost in 1/8 Finals
1958, Lost in First Round
1962, Lost in First Round
1966, Lost in Quarterfinals
1974, Lost in Second Round
1978, Champion
1982, Lost in Second Round
1986, Champion
1990, Second Place
1994, Lost in 1/8 Finals
1998, Lost in Quarterfinals
2002, Lost in First Round
2006, Lost in Quarterfinals

 

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