The Barcelona attacker is out of action for the Albiceleste at the moment, but can he help his nation become world champions in this attire?
and his Argentina
team-mates have revealed the kit they will be wearing when they attempt to win World Cup 2014.
qualified for the tournament by topping Conmebol qualification ahead of the likes of Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay, and they will be top seeds when the 32 teams are grouped in December.
Alejandro Sabella is without Messi due to injury when the third-ranked team in the world face Ecuador on Friday and Bosnia and Herzegovina three days later, but they will be hoping he can return to full fitness to help fire the two-time World Cup champions to another success.
Check it out some of the top Argentina players donning the new attire below!Messi the man | The attacker is inevitably the star of Argentina's top-quality squadWinged wonders | Angel Di Maria and Erik Lamela get ready for action with the AlbicelesteLaughs all round | "And then Ronaldo said: I'll win the Ballon d'Or this year!"Side by side | Paris Saint-Germain's Ezequiel Lavezzi will hope to feature with Messi next yearBest crest | The two stars above the crest represent the nation's two World Cup winsFamous faces, poor performances | The country have underperformed at recent World Cups