Tevez named in Argentina squad

BY foxsports • June 26, 2011

Tevez's international future had been in doubt after he failed to show for a friendly with rivals Brazil last year. The 27-year-old was subsequently dropped and showed little desire to win back his place, but was included in Sergio Batista's provisional tournament squad of 26. Argentina will host the event and Tevez is likely to play a part, having now made the final cut along with fellow star players Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Javier Zanetti, to name but a few. Tevez was a second-half substitute during Argentina's 4-0 drubbing of Albania last week, scoring the last goal of the rout in what was their final outing before the tournament opener with Bolivia on Friday. Argentina squad:Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (AZ Alkmaar), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Juan Pablo Carrizo (River Plate) Defenders: Javier Zanetti ( Inter Milan), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Nicolas Burdisso (AS Roma), Nicolas Pareja, Marcos Rojo (both Spartak Moscow), Gabriel Milito (Barcelona), Ezequiel Garay (Real Madrid) Midfielders: Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Esteban Cambiasso (Inter Milan), Lucas Biglia (Anderlecht), Ever Banega (Valencia), Fernando Gago, Angel Di Maria (both Real Madrid), Javier Pastore (Palermo) Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid), Carlos Tevez (Manchester City), Diego Milito (Inter Milan), Sergio Aguero (Atletico Madrid), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli)

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