Argentina are a nation perhaps now more fondly remembered for being the birthplace of two of the world’s greatest ever players, rather than the multiple World Cup-winning nation they once were. Nevertheless, Argentina have a prestige history, and there are many players who have played their part in their success throughout the years.
There are many of their past and present stars who will always be remembered in football by the ones who played for and against them—not to mention avid spectators who have now gone on to emulate their careers and attempt to surpass their sterling achievements. Choosing a small selection of greats seems an impossible task for a country that can boast such incredible talent throughout the years.
But who are the players that shone brightest of them all? There have been many influential Argentina stars who have left their own mark on the game, and some regarded as the best of their generation. So just who are the five greatest Argentina players of all time?