Famous Argentine Soccer Players

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 1 Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina

Considered one of the best football players in the world and a prolific goal scorer, Lionel Messi has shattered and created numerous records in his playing career. Regarded by another soccer legend, Diego Maradona, as his successor, the Argentinian superstar is also one of the world’s highest paid athletes.

 2 Sergio Agüero

Sergio Agüero
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Argentine footballer and Manchester City striker Sergio Agüero was the youngest footballer of the Argentine Primera División, at 15. From scoring two goals in the semi-final to help Argentina win the 2008 Olympic gold medal, to being the fourth-highest goal-scorer of Premier League, he has many feats to his credit.
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 3 Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: March 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Fe Province

 4 Mauro Icardi

Mauro Icardi
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rosario

Argentine footballer, Mauro Icard,i plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club, Paris Saint-Germain, and the Argentina national team. He began playing football as a boy and made his senior debut in 2012. He is known for his excellent attacking movement, positioning, and eye for goal. His marriage to a teammate’s ex-wife is a subject of controversy.

 5 Emanuel Villa

Emanuel Villa
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Casilda

 6 Carlos Tevez

Carlos Tevez
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: February 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

Carlos Tevez is an Argentine footballer who helped his national team win a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. At the same event, Tevez won the Golden Boot, having scored eight goals in the tournament. With three South American Footballer of the Year awards under his belt, Tevez is one of the best Argentine footballers of his generation.

 7 Gonzalo Higuain

Gonzalo Higuain
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: December 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brest, Fracnce
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 8 Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: October 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lanús, Argentina
Died: November 25, 2020

Nicknamed The Golden Boy, Diego Maradona is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. Thanks to his popularity and controversial personal life, which includes drug abuse issues and addiction to cocaine, Diego Maradona became a world-renowned counterculture icon. He was also an iconic figure in popular culture.

 9 Paulo Dybala

Paulo Dybala
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: November 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Laguna Larga

Argentine professional footballer Paulo Dybala currently plays for football club Juventus and the Argentina national team. He plays as a forward and is known for his creative style of play, pace, talent, and technique. Revered for his playing skills, he is considered one of the world's most valuable players. He loves tattoos and has many on his body. 

 10 Ángel Di María

Ángel Di María
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rosario

Ángel Di María is an Argentine football player. An important member of the Argentina national team, Ángel Di María helped Argentina win a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics by scoring the only goal of the gold medal match against Nigeria at the 58th minute of the match. Ángel Di María has also represented Argentina at three FIFA World Cups.

 11 Emiliano Sala

Emiliano Sala
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cululú, Santa Fe
Died: January 21, 2019

Emiliano Sala was an Argentine football player who played for prominent French clubs like Bordeaux and Nantes. He was renowned for his powerful strike and eye for goal. In 2019, he was included in the Nantes Team of the Decade. Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash on 21 January 2019. His body was recovered four days after the crash.

 12 Diego Simeone

Diego Simeone
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Famous As: Football Manager
Birthdate: April 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina

 13 Javier Mascherano

Javier Mascherano
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: June 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Lorenzo, Santa Fe
Nicknamed “el Jefecito,” Argentine footballer Javier Mascherano played for West Ham United and then Liverpool. After joining Barcelona, he turned from a defensive midfielder to full central defender and won five La Ligas and two UEFA Champions Leagues, among others. He has also won two Summer Olympic golds for Argentina.

 14 Gabriel Batistuta

Gabriel Batistuta
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Famous As: Retired Argentine Footballer
Birthdate: February 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Avellaneda, Santa Fe, Argentina
Argentine former footballer Gabriel Batistuta, also known as “Batigol” and “El Ángel Gabriel,” has played for clubs such as Fiorentina and Roma. A powerful striker, he was Argentina's all-time leading goal-scorer until Lionel Messi broke his record. He is also the only footballer with two hat-tricks in separate World Cups

 15 Sergio Romero

Sergio Romero
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bernardo de Irigoyen

 16 Alfredo Di Stéfano

Alfredo Di Stéfano
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 4, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires Province
Died: July 7, 2014

 17 Hernán Crespo

Hernán Crespo
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: July 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Florida, Buenos Aires

 18 Papu Gómez

Papu Gómez
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: February 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 19 Marcos Rojo

Marcos Rojo
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: March 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina

 20 Maxi López

Maxi López
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina

 21 Nicolás Otamendi

Nicolás Otamendi
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 22 Willy Caballero

Willy Caballero
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: September 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Elena, Entre Ríos Santa Elena, Argentina

 23 Ezequiel Lavezzi

Ezequiel Lavezzi
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: May 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Villa Gobernador Gálvez

 24 Javier Zanetti

Javier Zanetti
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 25 Éver Banega

Éver Banega
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosario

 26 Santiago Solari

Santiago Solari
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rosario

 27 Pablo Zabaleta

Pablo Zabaleta
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 28 Juan Sebastián Verón

Juan Sebastián Verón
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Plata

 29 Juan Román Riquelme

Juan Román Riquelme
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Fernando, Buenos Aires

 30 Javier Pastore

Javier Pastore
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Córdoba

 31 Esteban Cambiasso

Esteban Cambiasso
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 32 Diego Milito

Diego Milito
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bernal, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 33 Gerardo Martino

Gerardo Martino
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: November 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Valparaíso

 34 Ángel Correa

Ángel Correa
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rosario

 35 Leandro Paredes

Leandro Paredes
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Justo

 36 Giovanni Simeone

Giovanni Simeone
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 37 Javier Saviola

Javier Saviola
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina

 38 Mauricio Pellegrino

Mauricio Pellegrino
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: October 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leones

 39 Leonardo Ulloa

Leonardo Ulloa
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Río Negro Province

 40 Pablo Aimar

Pablo Aimar
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: November 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Argentina

 41 Gabriel Heinze

Gabriel Heinze
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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: April 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Crespo

 42 Lucas Biglia

Lucas Biglia
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mercedes

 43 Paulo Gazzaniga

Paulo Gazzaniga
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Murphy, Santa Fe

 44 Dani Osvaldo

Dani Osvaldo
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 45 Martín Demichelis

Martín Demichelis
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: December 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Córdoba Province

 46 Mario Kempes

Mario Kempes
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bell Ville, Argentina

 47 Claudio Caniggia

Claudio Caniggia
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buenos Aires Province

 48 Roberto Pereyra

Roberto Pereyra
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: January 7, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Miguel de Tucumán

 49 Lucas Ocampos

Lucas Ocampos
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 50 Federico Higuaín

Federico Higuaín
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina