Argentina national under-17 football team

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Argentina Under 17
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Albicelestes (White and Sky Blue)
Association Asociación del Fútbol Argentino
(Argentine Football Association)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Humberto Grondona (h)
Captain Ezequiel Báez
Most caps Rodolfo Arruabarrena, Javier Mascherano, and Oscar Ustari
Top scorer Fernando Gatti and Hernán Peirone
FIFA code ARG
First colours
Second colours

Argentina national U-17 football team is the representative of Argentina within all FIFA sponsored tournaments that pertain to that age level.

Argentina has participated in 12 of the 15 FIFA U-17 World Cups in which finished in Third Place 3 times and Fourth once.Argentina also has won the South American Under-17 Football Championship 3 times.

Many of Argentina's top players came through the ranks of the U-17 teams, including Fernando Redondo, Nestor Fabbri, Roberto Bonano, Juan Sebastián Verón, Roberto Abbondanzieri, Franco Constanzo, Leonardo Biagini, Luciano Galletti, Marcelo Gallardo, Esteban Cambiasso, Gabriel Milito, Ezequiel González, Aldo Duscher, Lucas Biglia, Eduardo Salvio, Maxi López, Rodolfo Arruabarrena, Javier Mascherano and Carlos Tévez among others.

Honours[edit]

Competitive FIFA U-17 World Cup Record[edit]

FIFA U-17 World Cup Record
Hosts/Year Round GP W D L GS GA
China 1985 First round 3 1 1 1 5 4
Canada 1987 Did Not Qualify
Scotland 1989 Quarterfinals 4 1 2 1 5 3
Italy 1991 Third place 6 2 2 2 5 5
Japan 1993 First round 3 1 1 1 7 6
Ecuador 1995 Third place 6 5 0 1 12 4
Egypt 1997 Quarterfinals 4 2 1 1 3 2
New Zealand 1999 Did Not Qualify
Trinidad and Tobago 2001 Fourth place 6 3 1 2 12 9
Finland 2003 Third place 6 4 1 1 10 4
Peru 2005 Did Not Qualify
South Korea 2007 Quarterfinals 5 2 2 1 7 4
Nigeria 2009 Round of 16 4 2 0 2 6 6
Mexico 2011 Round of 16 4 1 1 2 4 8
United Arab Emirates 2013 Fourth place 7 4 1 2 13 12
Chile 2015 Qualified - - - - - -
Total 12/15 58 28 13 17 89 69

Current Squad[edit]

The following players were selected to compete in the 2015 South American Under-17 Football Championship.

Manager: Argentina Miguel Ángel Lemme

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Franco Petroli (1998-06-11)June 11, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina River Plate
2 2DF Julián Ferreyra (1998-04-22)April 22, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Argentinos Juniors
3 2DF Luis Olivera (1998-10-24)October 24, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina River Plate
4 2DF Matías Escudero (1998-12-27)December 27, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Racing
5 3MF Julián Chicco (1998-01-13)January 13, 1998 (aged 17) Argentina Boca Juniors
6 2DF Facundo Pardo (1998-08-12)August 12, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Newell's Old Boys
7 3MF Gianluca Mancuso (1998-02-03)February 3, 1998 (aged 17) Argentina Vélez Sarsfield
8 3MF Exequiel Palacios (1998-10-05)October 5, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina River Plate
9 4FW Matias Roskopf (1998-01-14)January 14, 1998 (aged 17) Argentina Boca Juniors
10 3MF Juan Bautista Cejas (1998-03-06)March 6, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Estudiantes
11 4FW Lucas Ferraz Vila (1998-02-18)February 18, 1998 (aged 17) Argentina River Plate
12 1GK Federico Bonansea (1998-03-13)March 13, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Belgrano
13 2DF Héctor David Martínez (1998-01-21)January 21, 1998 (aged 17) Argentina River Plate
14 2DF Tiago Ruíz Díaz (1998-07-24)July 24, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Newell's Old Boys
15 2DF Juan Antonio Di Lorenzo (1998-07-06)July 6, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Independiente
16 3MF Lucas Coyette (1998-03-28)March 28, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Arsenal
17 4FW Germán Berterame (1998-11-13)November 13, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina San Lorenzo
18 4FW Tomás Conechny (1998-03-30)March 30, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina San Lorenzo
19 3MF Pablo Enrique Ruiz (1998-12-20)December 20, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina San Lorenzo
20 4FW Pablo Argañaraz (1998-07-21)July 21, 1998 (aged 16) Argentina Lanús
25 3MF Erick Rangel (1997-12-02)December 2, 1997 (aged 17) Argentina Instituto
22 3MF Erick Rangel (1997-12-02)December 2, 1997 (aged 17) Argentina Tigre

See also[edit]