Aguero won't follow Mascherano into international retirement

Although Argentina has once again failed to succeed at a major international tournament, forward Sergio Aguero plans to play on.

Sergio Aguero scored in the first minute of the injury time pulling Argentina closer towards forcing the extra time.(Getty Images)   -  Getty Images

Sergio Aguero has indicated he will not retire from international football after Argentina's latest World Cup disappointment.

The 2014 finalist crashed out at the round of 16 stage at Russia 2018, losing 4-3 to France in Kazan on Saturday.

Aguero scored the last goal of the game to spark hope of a dramatic fightback after Kylian Mbappe's brace put Les Bleus on track for the semifinals.

The Manchester City forward started only two games at the finals for Argentina, but says he will not follow Javier Mascherano into international retirement.

"Obviously we are sad about the defeat," 30-year-old Aguero said to TyC Sports.

"We have to try to think ahead, we gave everything we could.

"As long as the coach keeps telling me, I'll be willing to come in."

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