(Sporting Alert) – Lionel Messi starts for Argentina against Germany, while Sergio Aguero begins the game on the bench in tonight’s friendly international.
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Messi, the Barcelona forward and national skipper starts up front with Gonzalo Higuain and Angel Di Maria on other side of him.
Javier Mascherano, Fernando Gago, Jose Sosa and Pablo Zabaleta, were also in the first XI.
Germany in the meantime, assembled a youthful squad, but have regulars Thomas Muller Sami Khedira, Mesut Ozil and Miroslav Klose in the team.
Marco Reus, Jerome Boateng, Holger Badstuber and Mats Hummels are also starters.
Benedikt Howedes, Andre Schurrle, Toni Kroos and Mario Gotze are some of the starters on the bench.
Germany v Argentina
Germany: Zieler, Boateng, Badstuber, Hummels, Schmelzer, Muller, Khedira, Bender, Ozil, Reus, Klose
Subs: ter Stegen, Howedes, Gundogan, Schurrle, Draxler, Kroos, Gotze
Argentina: Romero, Zabaleta, Garay, Fernandez, Rojo, Mascherano, Gago, Sosa, Di Maria, Messi, Higuain
Subs: Andujar, Coloccini, Salvio, Rodriguez, Aguero, Perez, Campagnaro, Guinazu, Brana
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden)