Argentina hand first call-up to Ricardo Centurion for Brazil contests

Alejandro Sabella has announced his 23-man selection for the friendly clashes with the Selecao, which includes a place for the Racing Club starlet

Argentina have announced their 23-man squad for the Superclasico de las Americas matches with Brazil.

Alejandro Sabella's men will face their arch-rivals on September 19 in Goiania, before hosting the second-leg in Resistencia on October 3.

Ricardo Centurion, the Racing Club starlet, who has been receiving admiring glances from a number of top European clubs, has been give his first call-up, while Colon de Santa Fe's Lucas Mugni also gets his chance for the Albiceleste.

The squad is a mixture of youth and experience, with Maxi Lopez and Sebastian Dominguez also given their chance to shine against what will be a strong Brazil line-up.

While this squad was being announced, the current group, who are in the middle of qualification for World Cup 2014, have been subject to an attack by a group of Peru fans in Lima.

Argentina are playing Peru on Tuesday night, and as they were coming away from the stadium after completing  a training session, coaching staff and players were pelted with stones. Clarin reports that nobody was hurt, but  there was significant damage to the team bus.

Full squad:

Oscar Ustari- Boca Juniors
Marcelo Barovero - River Plate
Esteban Andrada, – Lanus

Gino Peruzzi - Vélez Sarsfield
Maximiliano Caire - Colon de Santa Fe
Lisandro Lopez, - Arsenal F.C.
Sebastián Dominguez - Velez Sarsfield
Leandro Desabato - Estudiantes de La Plata
Vergini Santiago - Newell´s Old Boys
German Re - Estudiantes de La Plata
Clemente Rodríguez - Boca Juniors
Leonel Vangioni - Newell´s Old Boys

Rodrigo Brana - Estudiantes de La Plata
Leandro Somoza- Boca Juniors
Leonardo Ponzio - River Plate
Juan Sanchez Mino - Boca Juniors
Maxi Rodriguez - Newell´s Old Boys
Julio Buffarini - San Lorenzo
Ricardo Centurion - Racing Club

Cristian Chavez - Boca Juniors
Lucas Viatri - Boca Juniors
Rogelio Funes Mori - River Plate
Lucas Mugni - Colon de Santa Fe