"They've finally done the right thing", striker Gonzalo Higuain said in an interview with ESPN on Tuesday, confirming reports the game had been cancelled following political pressure.
The match, which was Argentina's final game before the RussiaWorld Cup 2018, was set to be played on Saturday at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem al-Quds amid global anger over a decision by the United States to recognize the occupied Palestinian city as Israel's "capital".
Both national football teams have yet to make an official announcement of the cancellation, but the Argentine outlet Minuto Uno reported that the Argentina Football Association (AFA) will formally call off the match.
The visit of twice world champions Argentina has attracted huge interest among Israeli fans, mainly because of Barcelona great Lionel Messi's planned participation.
The status of Jerusalem is disputed in both worldwide law and diplomatic practice and is one of the most intractable issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. However, the status of the match had been placed in doubt earlier, following protests by Palestinian football authorities.
Palestinian authorities said in May that more than 50 people were killed by the Israeli military in Palestinian protests along the Gaza border as the USA opened its new embassy in Jerusalem.
Their only other World Cup warm-up game was a 4-0 victory over Haiti in Buenos Aires last week which resembled a training exercise.
They suffered a heavy defeat to Spain in a friendly and lost their first-choice goalkeeper to injury, giving little encouragement to fans who watched the team struggle to qualify for the tournament in Russian Federation.
Argentina have been grouped against Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria for the showpiece event in Russian Federation, and Messi admitted that Jorge Sampaoli's side need to pull up their socks.
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However, Southgate's selection conundrum in goal remains, even if Pickford conceded against the Super Eagles. England kick off their World Cup campaign on June 18, with their fixture against Tunisia in Volgograd.
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I know if I'm doing the right things and if I do the right work I'll win those long matches, and the success will come itself". No. 7 Dominic Thiem of Austria - a semifinalist at Roland Garros the past two years - faces No. 19 Kei Nishikori of Japan.
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