Argentina, with 18 points, are second in the standings behind Brazil, who have amassed 24 points
Star Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi headlines the Argentina squad for three South America World Cup qualifiers in October announced Monday.
The Argentinians are away to Paraguay on October 7 before hosting Uruguay three days later and wrapping up against Peru on October 14, also in Buenos Aires.
Argentina, with 18 points, are second in the standings behind Brazil, who have amassed 24 points in eight matches.
The 2022 World Cup will feature 32 teams and is to be held in Qatar between November 21-December 18.
Goalkeepers: Franco Armani (River), Emiliano Martinez (Villa), Juan Musso (Atalanta), Esteban Andrada (Monterrey)
Defenders: Gonzalo Montiel (Sevilla), Nahuel Molina (Udinese), Juan Foyth (Villarreal), Lucas Martinez (Fiorentina), German Pezzella (Betis), Cristian Romero (Tottenham), Nicolas Otamendi (Benfica), Lisandro Martinez (Ajax), Marcos Acuna (Sevilla), Nicolas Tagliafico (Ajax)
Midfielders: Rodrigo de Paul (Atletico), Exequiel Palacios (Leverkusen), Leandro Paredes (PSG), Guido Rodriguez (Betis), Nicolas Dominguez (Bologna), Giovanni lo Celso (Tottenham), Alejandro Gomez (Sevilla)
Forwards: Angel di Maria (PSG), Lucas Alario (Leverkusen), Paulo Dybala (Juventus), Lionel Messi (PSG), Lautaro Martinez (Inter), Angel Correa (Atletico), Joaquin Correa (Inter), Nicolas Gonzalez (Fiorentina), Julian Alvarez (River)