From the River Plate to Rome: Serie A’s best Argentinians

The DNA of Italian and Argentinian football is very closely entwined meaning that it’s been no surprise that the major clubs of Serie A have so often looked to import footballers from the River Plate to improve their teams.

Tactically astute, adaptable, technically gifted and canny operators: Argentinian players have been the bedrock of the Italian game since the early days of Monti and Orsi in the 1930s

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This gallery features a team starring many of the very best Argentinian footballers to have lit up Serie A with their talent.

A noticeable element is how strong an influence Argentinian players have been on Internazionale – no fewer than seven of the players from this selection played at some stage of their careers with the nerazzurri.

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