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Top 5 generational talents in Argentina’s football history

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4.- Mario Kempes

The man who took Argentina to their first-ever World Cup title should be on this list, he doesn’t rank higher because there were other players who were simply better.

As a striker, Kempes didn’t really have a successful career in European football but his World Cup performance in 1978 stands the test of time.

Kempes was considered the best player from that generation that was managed by Cesar Luis Menotti, he was the crown jewel of that project.