Lionel Messi, recovering from a Corona infection, will not have to travel to Argentina for two World Cup qualifying matches at the end of this month. The South Americans have already qualified for the World Cup in Qatar.
Argentina will play Chile on January 28, and four days later will face Colombia in the qualifying series. Both opponents are still in the race for a World Cup ticket.
The Argentine league announced Wednesday the 27-man selection. Ajacieds Lisandro Mart Ariznez and Nicolaus Tagliafico are included in the list.
Messi has not been in Action for Paris Saint-Germain since December 22. The seven-time World Footballer of the year became infected with the coronavirus during the winter break on vacation in Argentina.