Argentina boss says Atlanta United’s Thiago Almada has ‘enormous future’

The timing of Thiago Almada’s World Cup call-up was a shock but based on his talent, there were no surprises at all.

Almada was called in as one of two injury replacements to Argentina’s roster, replacing Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina) and Joaquin Correa (Inter) alongside Atletico Madrid winger Angel Correa, having initially been left out of Lionel Scaloni’s 26-man group.

The 21-year-old likely thought his chance had gone but now, the playmaker – who picked up his first senior cap in a friendly against Honduras in September – has the chance to rub shoulders with the likes of Lionel Messi,…


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