Argentina was a step away from triumph at the last World Championships, but the victory by Mario Getze’s efforts escaped her. The performance of “albiseleste” on the Brazilian “mundiale” could not be called enchanting – the team either won with a margin of one goal, or at all the main time ended in a draw. Nevertheless, the tournament as a whole for the Argentine national team was very successful, and now the team is burning with a desire to at least repeat it. About the perspectives of Argentina in the group told our experts in a special material.
Iceland debuts at the World Championship. Team Argentina, probably not the best contender for the debut, but the lot fell that way. The road to the “mundial” team of Haymir Hadlgrimsson paved itself at the cost of enormous efforts – in the group with Ukraine, Turkey and Croatia, the Icelanders were the first. Hudgrymsson’s team made perfect use of misfires favorites, and while they were solving questions among themselves, imperceptibly broke into the first line.