The Argentina national football team is the national team of Argentina and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association.
Argentina is one of the most successful national football teams, having won two World Cups and one Olympic Title. Argentina, Germany and France are the only three national teams that have won the three most important men's titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic tournament.
Argentina has appeared in five World Cup finals, including the first final in 1930, which they lost 4-2 to Uruguay. They won the final at their next attempt in 1978, beating the Netherlands 3-1 and also won in 1986 (led by Diego Maradona), a 3-2 victory over West Germany. Their last final was in 2014, which they lost 1-0 to Germany in extra time.
Argentina have been very successful in Copa América, winning it 14 times.
Besides the 2004 Gold Medal at the Olympic Games, Argentina won the Silver Medal in 1928 and 1996.
Argentina will be playing in Group D with Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria.