Posted on June 11, 2014
Date: June 15
Venue: Estadio do Maracana
City: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Match number: 11
Nicknames: La Albiceleste “The White and Sky Blue” (Argentina), Zmajevi “Dragons” (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Coaches: Alejandro Sabella (Argentina), Safet Sušić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Key players: Lionel Messi, Sergio Agüero, Javier Mascherano (Argentina), Edin Džeko, Emir Spahić, Asmir Begović (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Best ever FIFA World Cup™ finishes: Argentina won the FIFA World Cup™ while hosting it in 1978 and went on to win 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico™ as well. This is Bosnia and Herzegovina’s first trip to the FIFA World Cup™ finals.
Rivalry history: Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina have played two matches. The most recent was a November friendly in St. Louis that La Albiceleste won 2-0 thanks to an Agüero double.