BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi is back in the Argentina team for friendlies against Brazil and Uruguay in November, after serving a three-month ban.
Messi and Sergio Aguero were both included in the squad announced by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni on Thursday for matches against Brazil on Nov. 15 in Saudi Arabia and three days later against Uruguay in Israel.
Messi is available after a three-month ban imposed by South American soccer body CONMEBOL after he made accusations of corruption following the Copa America tournament in Brazil in July.
Agüero had not been called up by Scaloni since the continental tournament.
Goalkeepers: Agustín Marchesín (Porto), Juan Mussi (Udinese), Emiliano Martínez (Arsenal), Esteban Andrada (Boca Juniors).
Defenders: Juan Foyth (Tottenham), Renzo Saravia (Porto), Nicolás Otamendi (Manchester City), Germán Pezzella (Fiorentina), Marcos Rojo (Manchester United), Walter Kannemann (Gremio), Nicolás Tagliafico (Ajax), Nehuén Pérez (Famalicao).
Midfielders: Guido Rodríguez (América de México), Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham), Leandro Paredes (Paris Saint-Germain), Nicolás Domínguez (Vélez Sarsfield), Rodrigo de Paul (Udinese), Marcos Acuña (Sporting Lisbon), Roberto Pereyra (Watford), Lucas Ocampos (Sevilla).
Strikers: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Sergio Agüero (Manchester City), Nicolás González (Stuttgart), Lucas Alario (Bayer Leverkusen), Lautaro Martínez (Inter Milan) and Paulo Dybala (Juventus).