Serie A - Icardi gets Argentina call

Italy’s hopes of calling up Mauro Icardi have been reduced after the Inter striker was called up for Argentina after Leo Messi’s injury.

Serie A - Icardi gets Argentina call

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Inter Milan's Esteban Cambiasso (R) celebrates with his teammate Mauro Icardi after scoring against Fiorentina during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the San Siro stadium in Milan September 26, 2013. REUTERS

The forward has dual citizenship meaning that he was eligible to play for both Italy and Argentina.

However, he has now received the call for the World Cup qualifier against Peru on October 11 after Messi pulled out with a thigh injury.

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