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Wednesday June 1 2011
Serie A stars called by Argentina

There are seven Serie A stars in Argentina's squad for the Copa America, including Diego Milito, Javier Pastore and Ezequiel Lavezzi.

Coach Sergio Batista unveiled the long list for the tournament, which will be whittled down by four players on June 8.

The tournament is hosted by Argentina this year and runs from July 1-24.

Among the Serie A figures included are Inter trio Javier Zanetti, Esteban Cambiasso and Milito.

Palermo trequartista Pastore joins Napoli striker Lavezzi, Catania goalkeeper Mariano Andujar and Roma defender Nicolas Burdisso.

Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (AZ Alkmaar), Carrizo (River Plate), Mariano Andujar (Catania)

Defenders: Javier Zanetti (Inter), Nicolas Burdisso (Roma), Gabriel Milito (Barcelona), Marcos Rojo (Spartak Moscow), Nicolas Pareja (Spartak Moscow), Luciano Monzón (Boca), Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Ezequiel Garay (Real Madrid)

Midfielders: Esteban Cambiasso (Inter), Ever Banega (Valencia), Fernando Gago (Real Madrid), Javier Mascherano (Barcelona), Javier Pastore (Palermo), Lucas Biglia (Anderlecht), Enzo Perez (Estudiantes), Valeri (Lanús)

Forwards: Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Angel Di María (Real Madrid), Ezequiel Lavezzi (Napoli), Sergio Agüero (Athletico Madrid), Gonzalo Higuaín (Real Madrid), Diego Milito (Inter), Carlos Tevez (Manchester City)

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