We are just 12 months away from the next iteration of the festival of football that is the FIFA World Cup, and international sides the world over are beginning to formulate plans based upon their success, or otherwise, in qualification.
Argentina, twice World Cup winners in 1978 and 1986, are one of those on course for a straightforward qualification. The struggles of Diego Maradona's side four years previous are now just a distant memory, with a new generation solely focused on success at Brazil 2014.
Thus far, the signs have been good. Head coach Alejandro Sabella has built a far more balanced and sturdy unit that have risen comfortably to the top of the South American pile. His plan, and future plans, are clear.
With that in mind, then, let's take a look at what appears to be Sabella's first choice side with the 2014 World Cup now in his sights.