Gerardo Martino is the new Argentina coach/ PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino has been handed the job of coaching Argentina’s national side, taking over from Alejandro Sabella, who took the team to the World Cup final.in Brazil last month . Martino, who took Paraguay to the quarter finals of the South Africa World Cup in 2010, will thus link up once more with Barça’s Leo Messi and Javier Mascherano.

Debut against Alemanya

Martino’s first game in charge will be a repeat of the World Cup Final, when Argentina again face Germany in a friendly in Dusseldorf on September 3.