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Argentina Spotlight Infographic

Facts about Argentina

Founded in 1893. Best FIFA ranking is #1, worst is #24. They were ranked 6 as of April, 2014.

They have made 16 appearances and won twice.

Gabriel Batistuta has the most goals for Argentina with 56.

Javier Zanetti has the most caps at 145.

The number of individual languages listed for Argentina is 26. Of these, 21 are living and 5 are extinct.

Argentina, offically the Argentine Republic is a federal republic located in southeastern South America. The official language is Spanish.

Argentina is predominantly a Spanish-speaking country – the fourth largest after Mexico, Spain, and Columbia.

Argentines are amongst the few Spanish-speaking countries that almost universally use what is known as voseo – the most prevalent dialect is Rioplatense.

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