One of the first matches in this year's FIFA World Cup is the one featuring Argentina. This year, thirty two teams are participating in this global soccer tournament, the single most watched sports event in the world. The matches will take place in twelve different cities. For this particular match, soccer fans can order 2014 World Cup Match 11 Argentina tickets now.
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Brazil, the previous World Cup champions, placed a bid to host the World Cup 2014 and was elected unchallenged in 2007 to do so. This is the fifth time that a South American country is going to be the host. One of the initial matches includes the one featuring Argentina, for the country has not only hosted the FIFA World Cup in the past but its international team has also won it twice. This year, thirty two countries are being represented in the tournament which will feature goal–line technology for the first. All countries that have won the World Cup previously have qualified for participation, with the defending champion being Spain.
Argentina is one of the greatest teams in soccer today. It is ranked third worldwide by FIFA and is part of the Asociacion del Futbol Aregentino and the CONMEBOL confederation. The team's captain is legendary footballer, Lionel Messi with the renowned Alejandro Sabella as the head coach. Javier Zanetti holds the record for the most caps, at one hundred and forty five. The team's home stadium is the El Monumental Mario Alberto Kempes. The team's biggest win so far has been against the Ecuador national soccer team, which it defeated by 12–0. Since 1930, Argentina has played in fifteen of twenty FIFA World Cups held and has won two of them. The team also has thirty nine Copa America appearances to its name and has won fourteen Copa America championships so far. Similarly, it has played in thirteen Copa Roca tournaments and won four of them. Argentina has also won one Confederation Cup and has played three Confederation Cups since 1992.
In the Confederations Cup, Argentina has won Gold once and Silver thrice. Similarly, in the FIFA U–20 World Cup, the team won Gold six times and Silver once. As ranked number three soccer team in the world today, it is nicknamed the Albicelestes, or the Sky Blue and Whites. Argentina has also won two Olympic football tournaments; once during the 2004 Athens Olympics and then in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The team has rivalries with fellow South American teams from Uruguay and Brazil. So far, it has also played in fourteen Pan American Games and won a mind blowing six of them. This year, as one of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, it is a top contender for the eventual championship. 2014 World Cup Match 11 Argentina tickets are already on sale for their upcoming match, much to the joy of the fans.