Ricky Alvarez is hoping that his performances for Inter in 2014 will help him make the Argentina squad for the World Cup.
The playmaker has come into his own this season for the Nerazzurri, playing 15 games for Walter Mazzarri’s side in the League, and involving himself in 10 goals.
As such, the attacker has claimed that he wants to do well at San Siro until May, and hopefully make the plane to Brazil.
“2014 is an important year,” he told Sky Sport Italia. “I want to do well for Inter – one of the most important teams in the world.
“I feel important here, and want to do well for the club this season.
“And everyone knows there is a World Cup at the end of the season – it is a unique opportunity.
“But I know that if I don’t do well for Inter then the World Cup won’t come my way.
“I have to do well for Inter if I want to play for Argentina.”
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £11,000 to be won monthly!