The purpose of this template is to collect source text used in several articles in one place, in order to minimize maintenance and storage space. This is the Argentina roster in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. The template is typically used in two articles: the article covering Argentina at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and the article covering the rosters of all participating teams of the tournament.
The following is the Argentina squad in the men's football tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Head coach: Sergio Batista
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|1||GK||Óscar Ustari||3 July 1986 (aged 22)||1||0||Getafe|
|2||DF||Ezequiel Garay||10 October 1986 (aged 21)||1||0||Real Madrid|
|3||DF||Fabián Monzón||13 April 1987 (aged 21)||0||0||Boca Juniors|
|4||DF||Pablo Zabaleta||16 January 1985 (aged 23)||5||0||Espanyol|
|5||MF||Fernando Gago||10 April 1986 (aged 22)||9||0||Real Madrid|
|6||DF||Federico Fazio||17 March 1987 (aged 21)||0||0||Sevilla|
|7||MF||José Sosa||19 June 1985 (aged 23)||2||0||Bayern Munich|
|8||MF||Éver Banega||29 June 1988 (aged 20)||0||0||Valencia|
|9||FW||Ezequiel Lavezzi||3 May 1985 (aged 23)||2||0||Napoli|
|10||MF||Juan Román Riquelme* (c)||24 June 1978 (aged 30)||42||18||Boca Juniors|
|11||MF||Ángel Di María||14 February 1988 (aged 20)||0||0||Benfica|
|12||DF||Nicolás Pareja*||18 January 1984 (aged 24)||0||0||Anderlecht|
|13||FW||Lautaro Acosta||14 March 1988 (aged 20)||0||0||Sevilla|
|14||MF||Javier Mascherano*||8 June 1984 (aged 24)||37||2||Liverpool|
|15||FW||Lionel Messi||24 June 1987 (aged 21)||26||8||Barcelona|
|16||FW||Sergio Agüero||2 June 1988 (aged 20)||7||2||Atlético Madrid|
|17||FW||Diego Buonanotte||19 April 1988 (aged 20)||0||0||River Plate|
|18||GK||Sergio Romero||22 February 1987 (aged 21)||0||0||AZ|
|22||GK||Nicolás Navarro[n 1]||25 March 1985 (aged 23)||0||0||Napoli|
* Over-aged player.
- Replaces Óscar Ustari who was injured during the competition
- "Men's Olympic Football Tournament Beijing – Argentina Squad List". FIFA. Retrieved October 13, 2012.
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