Argentina will face Indonesia in a friendly on Monday in Jakarta, hoping to extend their FIFA title parade.
As the World Cup champions continue their trip, many Argentine superstars will play. Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria will not.
Argentina have no competitive matches until September,
When South American 2026 World Cup qualifying begins,
Therefore this summer's international break was used to celebrate the 2022 victory abroad.
On Thursday, Messi scored his career-earliest goal 72 seconds into the match as they defeated Australia 2-0.
Given respite, Messi will sit out in favor of youthful players Alejandro Garnacho and Julian Alvarez,
Who may play against Indonesia, the 146th-ranked side in the world.