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Argentina Announce Squad To Face Brazil, 7 Stars Snubbed

Argentina have announced their squad to face rivals Brazil as well as Iraq, but a number of big name stars were left out, including FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.

Click through the gallery to see the star left out of the Argentina squad.

La Abiceleste will take on Iraq on October 11, before they lock horns with arch-rivals Brazil five days later.

Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi and Juventus' Paulo Dybala were included in the squad, along with Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa.

However, Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Gonazlo Higuain and Angel di Maria were some of the big names left out for next month's friendlies.

Read: Messi Makes LaLiga History

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Manchester United), Geronimo Rulli (Real Sociedad), Franco Armani (River Plate)

Defenders: Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City), Ramiro Funes Mori (Villarreal), German Pezzella (Fiorentina), Walter Kannemann (Gremio), Juan Foyth (Tottenham), Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax), Alan Franco (Independiente), Fabricio Bustos (Independiente), Renzo Saravia (Racing Club).

Midfielders: Santiago Ascacibar (Stuttgart), Leandro Paredes (Zenit), Giovani Lo Celso (Real Betis), Franco Vazquez (Sevilla), Rodrigo De Paul (Udinese), Roberto Pereyra (Watford), Eduardo Salvio (Benfica), Franco Cervi (Benfica), Rodrigo Battaglia (Sporting CP), Marcos Acuna (Sporting CP), Maximiliano Meza (Independiente), Exequiel Palacios (River Plate);

Forwards: Cristian Pavon (Boca Juniors), Gonzalo Martinez (River Plate), Paulo Dybala (Juventus), Mauro Icardi (Inter), Lautaro Martinez (Inter), Angel Correa (Atletico Madrid), Giovanni Simeone (Fiorentina).

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