We all know about footballers who were born in a particular country but ended up playing for a different country. They all have their reasons for doing so. But imagine playing against your country of birth while representing a different country. Scroll further as you learn more about players who played against the countries of their birth.
Over the years we have witnessed so many skillful Africans making waves in European football. In this article, we will be looking at some prominent Portuguese footballers, who are originally from African. 1. Nani Luís Carlos, widely known as Nani, is first on this list, he plays as a Winger for the Major League Soccer club; Orlando City SC, and also the Portuguese national team.
1. Nani Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha ComM, popularly known as Nani, is a 24-year-old Portuguese professional soccer player currently playing as a winger for Orlando City SC and the Portugal national team. Born on 17 November 1986 in Amadora, Portugal, Nani is of Cape Verdean descent.
Born in Amadora Portugal, Luis Almeida Carlos was the youngest in a family of 10. His elder sister gave him the name Nani. His father abandoned him when he was 7. He was also abandoned by his Mother who went to start a new life elsewhere when he was 12 .
The tales of a hero will always carry the loudest ovation of noise. Cristiano Ronaldo gave the football world a delightful feeling on this day in 2016. •Photo Credit: Sportskeeda Portugal was considered underdogs by everyone in that competition They came out of the group stage with just three points.
1. Nani Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha, commonly known as Nani, is a Portuguese professional football player who currently plays for Orlando City SC as a winger. Sixteen years ago, Nani made his first professional football appearance for the Portugal national team and won the Taça de Portugal during his second season with them.
1. Nani Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha ComM, better known by his nickname Nani, is a 24-year-old Portuguese professional soccer player who currently plays as a winger for Orlando City SC as well as the national team of his home country of Portugal. Nani was born on November 17, 1986, in Amadora, Portugal, to parents of Cape Verdean ancestry.
As you most likely already know, Cristiano Ronaldo has rejoined Manchester United and if you didn’t know that, what rock have you been living under? The 36-year old returns to the club he left 12 years ago and of course, none of the current crop of Manchester United players were there at the time.
Cristiano Ronaldo probably has the most famous goal celebration in the history of European football. The Manchester United star is renowned as one of the greatest football players in recent history. However, there are other players who celebrate their goals in a very fantastic manner. For instance, the backflip is one of the most popular goal celebrations in the world of football.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde in some hours and it's only right to know a thing or two about the Cape Verdeans. The Blue Sharks of Cape Verde are not a powerhouse in African football but they are a team on the rise.
A travel agent who defrauded Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo of nearly £250,000 has been sentenced to four years’ suspended prison. The 53-year-old, dubbed in Portugal as Maria Silva, has also defrauded the football star’s super agent Jorge Mendes for over £14,000 and former Man U winger Nani out of over £1,500.
Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, has shared a new post on his verified Instagram account. The businessman was seen having a good moment with his friend (Nwa Jesus) inside his office. From all indications, it looks like they are discussing business or something very important.
Cristiano Ronaldo, his agent Jorge Mendes and former Manchester United player Nani were all scammed for large amounts of money by a Portuguese travel agent, who has been handed a four-year suspended prison sentence. The 53-year-old, known in Portugal as Maria Silva, also defrauded the footballer's super-agent Jorge Mendes of over £14,000 and former Manchester United winger Nani of over £1,500.
Manchester United Star, Cristiano Ronaldo was allegedly to be defrauded by a travel Agent, Maria Silva of £250,000 pounds sterling after the he entrusted her with his credit cards and pin respectively. The said Agent in 2017 was sentenced to four year suspended prison sentence by Porto Criminal Court, for scamming Portuguese and former Manchester United winger, Nani of £1,500 and also Ronaldo's Super agent Jorge Mendes of £14,000 respectively.
Cristiano Ronaldo was ripped off about 288,000 euros by an employee of a travel agency. The woman involved, who had been entrusted with Ronaldo's credit card details, committed the crimes over a three-year period. The report published by the newspaper Jornal de Noticias indicates that the sum was defrauded through 200 trips that the Portuguese star never actually made.
Portuguese International and Manchester United newly signed Striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, was scammed out of nearly £250k by a 53-year-old Travel agent by name Maria Silva. Ronaldo had entrusted her with his credit cards and pin. The female Travel agent had also scammed the Football star's super-agent, Jorge Mendes, of £14k and former Manchester United Winger, Nani, of £1,500.
A 53 year old Portuguese travel agent, Maria Silva, has reportedly scammed the Manchester United Striker on an amount of £250,000 . She was also said to have scammed the Manchester United star's agent, Jorge Mendes with more than £14,000 and also the former Manchester United winger, Nani, with more than £1,500.
Portuguese striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has been scammed nearly £250,000, by a travel agent, who he gave his credit card and PIN. The scammer, identified as Maria Silva, is a travel agent working with a travel agency, in Portugal. It was gathered that the 53-year-old woman, also defrauded Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, the sum of £14,000 and former Manchester United star, Nani, £1,500.
After being entrusted with Cristiano Ronaldo's credit cards and pin, a travel agent named Maria Silvia defrauded the Manchester United striker of £250,000 (roughly N140 million). The 53-year-old travel agent also defrauded Jorge Mendes, Ronaldo's super-agent, of £14,000 and Nani, a Manchester United winger, of over £1,500.
Opinion: The Difference Is Clear Now, See Why Lionel Messi is a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo.
Let us put aside sentimental regards because the difference is clear now, Lionel Messi is a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo. In 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo won the international title with the Portugal national team and his fans have been calling him Greatest of all time because Lionel Messi has Never won a major international title with Argentina's senior team.