2024 Olympics – Football. Argentina with four 2022 world champions, but without Emiliano Martínez

2024 Olympics – Football. Argentina with four 2022 world champions, but without Emiliano Martínez
2024 Olympics – Football. Argentina with four 2022 world champions, but without Emiliano Martínez

Expected to be the goalkeeper for the Argentine selection at the 2024 Olympics, the sulphurous Emiliano Martínez is ultimately absent from the list of players revealed this Wednesday, July 3, unlike the 2022 world champions Nicolás Otamendi and Julián Álvarez.

Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez (centre) will not participate in the 2024 Olympic Games in France, unlike Nicolás Otamendi (left). | PHOTO : AGUSTIN MARCARIAN / REUTERS


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  • Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez (centre) will not participate in the 2024 Olympic Games in France, unlike Nicolás Otamendi (left). | PHOTO : AGUSTIN MARCARIAN / REUTERS

France will not be entitled to its reunion with Emiliano Martínez. The best enemy and executioner of French football in the final of the 2022 World Cup is not part of the list of the Argentina team for the 2024 Olympic Games (July 24 – August 11), unveiled this Wednesday, July 3.

Argentina in training near Fougères from July 10 to 20

The selector of theAlbicelesteJavier Mascherano, was determined to make Emiliano Martínez his goalkeeper for the Olympics, but he failed to convince his club Aston Villa to release him. The list still includes four 2022 world champions: goalkeeper Gerónimo Rulli, Martínez’s understudy in Qatar, experienced central defender Nicolás Otamendi (36 years old), future OL attacking midfielder Thiago Almada, and Manchester City striker Julián Álvarez.

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The Argentine selection will be training at the Château du Bois-Guy, near Fougères (Ille-et-Vilaine), from July 10 to 20, 2024, to prepare for the Olympic tournament of the JO. The Argentine team will launch its tournament on July 24 against Morocco, then will face Iraq and Ukraine in its Olympic group.

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