The Argentina national team have made an efficient, if not explosive, start to the 2014 World Cup. The side coached by Alejandro Sabella were predicted to have a kind first round in Group F, and while they struggled more than most expected, three wins out of three was par for the course from Lionel Messi and his team-mates.
But who impressed the most during the opening victories over Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran and Nigeria? Who has their place secured as the World Cup enters its decisive stages, and who is nervously looking over their shoulder after underperforming?
Taking into account individual performances across the time they have spent on the field, the 14 Argentine players who have clocked a significant amount of time in Brazil are ranked here.
Unless stated otherwise, all statistics from FIFA.com