Lionel Scaloni added a new player to the squad for the double FIFA Date in March, which will be played in the country and will serve as a celebration for the world champions. This is Giovanni Simeone, who was already part of the cycle in the past, but who was not taken into account since 2020. In this way, the coach will have 36 footballers at his disposal for the duels against Panama in Buenos Aires and against Curaçao in Santiago del Estero.
“Napoli footballer Giovanni Simeone joins the squad for the double date in March against Panama and Curaçao”, published the official account of the National Team on Twitter to confirm the call of Simeone, current Napoli player, comfortable leader of the Series To Italian. In this way, the son of Diego Simeone, coach of Atlético de Madrid, will join the list that includes the 26 world champions, the players who were sidelined due to injury at the last moment such as Giovani Lo Celso or Nicolás González and youth players who they will have their first experiences as Alejandro Garnacho, Facundo Buonanotte and Máximo Perrone.
The first presentation of the world champions in the country will be on March 23 at the Monumental stadium, with Panama as a rival. Five days later, at the Madre de Ciudades stadium in Santiago del Estero, it will be the second day against Curaçao.