There are a lot of football players around the world who want to have the opportunity of representing their countries. For instance, Lionel Messi is still playing for the Argentine national team despite the fact that he is 34 years of age. However, we also have some football players who have represented two countries at international level. Let us take a look at four different players who have done this.
1. Diego Costa
Jose Mourinho signed Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid a few years ago. The Spanish star is regarded as one of the most talented strikers in the entire world. However, it is important to note that he represented the Brazilian senior team before switching allegiance to Spain.
2. Wilfred Zaha
The Crystal Palace winger has played a few games for the English national team. However, he recently decided to switch to Ivory Coast. This means that he has played for two countries at international level.
3. Shola Ameobi
The former Newscastle striker scored so many goals in the English Premier League. This is because he was considered as one of the strongest players in the English first division. It is important to know that he represented England at youth level before switching to the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
4. Declan Rice
He is one of the most talented defensive midfielders in the world of football. However, he used to play for the Irish national team before he changed his nationality to England.
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