Almada, a 21-year-old forward, will be the first MLS player to represent Argentina in the World Cup, according to his club. Almada made his national team debut in a friendly against Honduras in September.
Argentina will face Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in their Group C opener and play Mexico four days later. The team’s final group game will be against Poland on Nov. 30.
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