Argentina players in the 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League


A total of 25 Argentine players and two Argentine coaches will take part in this season’s 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League.

Every group this season in the Champions League will include at least one Argentine player, with Group B boasting six players and one coach and Group E having seven Argentine players in the group. No Argentine player has lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy since Lionel MESSI and Javier MASCHERANO did it with FC Barcelona back in the 2014-2015 season.

Here are the groups for this season’s premier European club tournament.

Group A:
Atletico Madrid: Angel CORREA, coach Diego SIMEONE
Club Brugge
Borussia Dortmund

Group B:
Tottenham Hotspur: Erik LAMELA, Juan FOYTH, Paulo GAZZANIGA, coach Mauricio POCHETTINO
FC Barcelona: Lionel MESSI
PSV Eindhoven
Internazionale: Mauro ICARDI, Lautaro MARTINEZ

Group C:
Paris Saint-Germain: Angel DI MARIA
Red Star Belgrade

Group D:
FC Porto
Lokomotiv Moscow
Schalke 04: Franco DI SANTO

Group E:
Bayern Munich
Ajax: Nicolas TAGLIAFICO
AEK Athens: Ezequiel PONCE
Benfica: German CONTI, Franco CERVI, Eduardo SALVIO, Facundo FERREYRA, Cristian LEMA

Group F:
Shakhtar Donetsk
1899 Hoffenheim
Manchester City: Sergio AGUERO, Nicolas OTAMENDI

Group G:
CSKA Moscow
Real Madrid
Roma: Diego PEROTTI, Federico FAZIO, Javier PASTORE
Viktoria Plzen

Group H:
Juventus: Paulo DYBALA
Young Boys
Manchester United: Marcos ROJO, Sergio ROMERO
Valencia: Ezequiel GARAY

Of the 25 players, 19 of them have played for the senior Argentina National Team squad. Those 18 being the following:

Angel CORREA, Erik LAMELA, Lionel MESSI, Mauro ICARDI, Lautaro MARTINEZ, Angel DI MARIA, Franco DI SANTO, Nicolas TALGIAFICO, Franco CERVI, Eduardo SALVIO, Sergio AGUERO, Nicolas OTAMENDI, Diego PEROTTI, Federico FAZIO, Javier PASTORE, Paulo DYBALA, Marcos ROJO, Sergio ROMERO and Ezequiel GARAY.

Here are the matches for this week:


FC Barcelona (Lionel MESSI) vs. PSV Eindhoven

Inter (Mauro ICARDI, Lautaro MARTINEZ) vs. Tottenham Hotspur (Erik LAMELA, Juan FOYTH, Paulo GAZZANIGA, coach Mauricio POCHETTINO)
Club Brugge vs. Borussia Dortmund

Schalke 04 (Franco DI SANTO) vs. FC Porto

Monaco vs. Atletico Madrid Angel CORREA, coach Diego SIMEONE

Liverpool vs. PSG (Angel DI MARIA)

Red Star Belgrade vs. Napoli

Galatasaray vs. Lokomotiv Moscow


Ajax (Nicolas TAGLIAFICO) vs. AEK Athens (Ezequiel PONCE)

Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Hoffenheim

Real Madrid vs. Roma (Diego PEROTTI, Federico FAZIO, Javier PASTORE)

Valencia (Ezequiel GARAY) vs. Juventus (Paulo DYBALA)

Benfica (German CONTI, Franco CERVI, Eduardo SALVIO, Facundo FERREYRA, Cristian LEMA) vs. Bayern Munich

Viktoria Plzen vs. CSKA Moscow

Manchester City (Sergio AGUERO, Nicolas OTAMENDI) vs. Lyon

Young Boys vs. Manchester United (Marcos ROJO, Sergio ROMERO)

We will have coverage of all the goals scored by Argentine players in the Champions League.



    • Apparently not. He is not included in their CL Squad for the group stages. In fact he is yet to make the bench for the league matches. Still playing for their reserves.

  1. Happy for tagliafico , Mauro icardi , lautaro Martinez, Franco cervi…..I m sure they will improve a lot during this champions league …..but I m watching lamela this year closely….he looked really sharp against Liverpool…he was quick with passing and dribbling…his movement were better ….he is world class….I think lamela time will start soon

  2. my copa team
    Rulli – Bustos otamendi pazella Tagliafico – lo celso Ascaliber paredes – messi Dybala – Aguero

  3. The numbers are few. During 2010, farguson was asked why England does not win world cup, he replied there are 104 Brazilian footballer in cl but only 15 was English.

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