Argentina national futsal team

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Argentina
Nickname(s) La Albiceleste
Association Asociación del Fútbol Argentino
(Argentine Football Association)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Diego Giustozzi
Asst coach Luis Sasson
Captain Leandro Planas
Home stadium Ezeiza
FIFA code ARG
FIFA ranking 4 [1]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
 Portugal 3–4 Argentina 
(Brasília, Brazil; 14 September 1987)
Biggest win
 Indonesia 1–20 Argentina 
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 4 June 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 14–1 Argentina 
(Santos, Brazil; 14 March 1999)
World Cup
Appearances 8 (First in 1989)
Best result Med 1.png Champions, 1 time (FIFUSA) and Champions, 1 time (FIFA)
South American Futsal Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1992)
Best result Med 1.png Champions, (2003 and 2015)
World Cup
Appearances 12 (First in 1982)
Best result Med 1.png Champions, (1994)
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2014)
Best result Med 1.png Champions, (2014)
Grand Prix de Futsal
Appearances 8 (First in 2005)
Best result Med 2.png 2nd place, (2008)

The Argentina national futsal team represents Argentina during international futsal competitions. It is governed by the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino.

Argentina has qualified and participated in all eight FIFA Futsal World Cup tournaments and along with Brazil and Spain are the only national teams that have won the FIFA Futsal World Cup. Argentina has also won the Copa América twice. Argentina is ranked 4th in the FIFA Futsal World Rankings.

In FIFUSA -International Futsal Federation- Argentina won the 1994 FIFUSA Futsal World Cup.

In IBSA "Los murcièlagos" two times world champions of IBSA Blind Soccer/Futsal World Championship, and in 2015 won his third world title: the IBSA World Games 2015. "Los murcièlagos" also won the Blind Futsal Copa Amèrica - Copa Amèrica de Fùtbol para ciegos-. Only Brazil and Argentina won the Blind Futsal Copa Amèrica.

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA Futsal World Cup[edit]

FIFA Futsal World Cup Record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 Second Round 8th 6 2 0 4 13 18
Hong Kong 1992 Second Round 6th 6 3 0 3 16 20
Spain 1996 First Round 9th 3 1 1 1 7 9
Guatemala 2000 Second Round 7th 6 3 0 3 16 19
Chinese Taipei 2004 Fourth Place 4th 8 4 1 3 21 18
Brazil 2008 Second Round 6th 7 3 3 1 19 12
Thailand 2012 Quarter-Finals 5th 5 3 0 2 18 9
Colombia 2016 Champions 1st 7 6 1 0 26 11
2020 TBD
Total 8/9 1 title 48 25 6 17 136 116

Copa América[edit]

  • 1992Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 1995Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 1996Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 1997Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 1998 – Fourth place
  • 1999Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2000Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 2003Med 1.png Champions
  • 2008Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2011Med 2.png 2nd place (host)
  • 2015Med 1.png Champions
  • 2017Med 2.png 2nd place (host)

Copa América de Futsal (official)[edit]

  • 1992Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 1995Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 1996Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 1997Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 1998Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 1999Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 2000Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 2003Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 2008Med 1.png Champions
  • 2011Med 1.png Champions
  • 2015Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2017Med 1.png Champions
Copa América de Futsal
Year Round Pld W D* L GS GA Dif Pts
Brazil 1992 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1995 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1996 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1997 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1998 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1999 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2000 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paraguay 2003 Third place 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uruguay 2008 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 2011 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ecuador 2015 Champions 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 2017 Third place 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 12/12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FIFA Futsal World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL)/CONMEBOL Preliminary Competition[edit]

Futsal Confederations Cup[edit]

  • 2009Did not enter
  • 2013Did not enter
  • 2014Med 1.png Champions

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal World Cup[edit]

  • 1982 – Seventh place
  • 1985 – Fourth place
  • 1988 – Seventh place
  • 1991 – Fifth place
  • 1994Med 1.png Champions (host)
  • 1997 – Fifth place
  • 2000Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2003 – Quarterfinals
  • 2007Med 2.png 2nd place (host)
  • 2011Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2015Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2019 – Qualified (host)

FIFUSA/AMF Futsal U-20 World Cup[edit]

  • 2014 – Med 1.png Champions

IBSA Blind Futsal World Championship[edit]

  • 2002 – Med 1.png Champions
  • 2006 – Med 1.png Champions

IBSA World Games[edit]

  • 2015 – Med 1.png Champions

Pan American Games record[edit]

Grand Prix de Futsal record[edit]

  • 2005Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2006 – Fourth place
  • 2007Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2008Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 2009 – Fifth place
  • 2010 – Seventh place
  • 2011Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 2013 – Fifth place
  • 2014Did not enter
  • 2015Did not enter

Futsal Mundialito record[edit]

  • 1994Did not enter
  • 1995 – Sixth place
  • 1996Med 3.png 3rd place
  • 1998Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 2001Med 2.png 2nd place
  • 2002 – Fourth place
  • 2006Did not enter
  • 2007Did not enter
  • 2008Did not enter

Squad[edit]

 Argentina[edit]

Head coach: Argentina Diego Giustozzi

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Nicolás Sarmiento (1992-12-03)3 December 1992 (aged 23) Spain Palma
2 2DF Damián Stazzone (1986-01-31)31 January 1986 (aged 30) Italy Latina
3 3MF Alamiro Vaporaki (1983-12-01)1 December 1983 (aged 32) Argentina Boca Juniors
4 2DF Gerardo Battistoni (1983-04-21)21 April 1983 (aged 33) Italy Latina
5 4FW Maximiliano Rescia (1987-10-29)29 October 1987 (aged 28) Italy Pescara
6 4FW Fernando Wilhelm (1982-04-05)5 April 1982 (aged 34) Portugal Benfica
7 4FW Leandro Cuzzolino (1987-05-21)21 May 1987 (aged 29) Italy Pescara
8 4FW Santiago Basile (1988-07-25)25 July 1988 (aged 28) Argentina Boca Juniors
9 3MF Cristian Borruto (1987-05-07)7 May 1987 (aged 29) Italy Pescara
10 4FW Constantino Vaporaki (1990-01-06)6 January 1990 (aged 26) Argentina Boca Juniors
11 4FW Alan Brandi (1987-11-24)24 November 1987 (aged 28) Spain Jaén Paraíso Interior FS
12 1GK Matías Quevedo (1984-03-11)11 March 1984 (aged 32) Argentina Ferro
13 1GK Guido Mosenson (1989-03-07)7 March 1989 (aged 27) Argentina Hebraica
14 3MF Pablo Taborda (1986-09-03)3 September 1986 (aged 30) Argentina Boca Juniors

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