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Top Five Footballers that never Played for their Native Country.

Ayobade16 06/26/2020

Here are the List of top Five Players the didn't play for the Country where they are born.

5)Pepe

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Pepe was once Part of the Portugal, Real Madrid most important player and a Legend.

He was born in Marceio, Brazil, he moved to Portugal in 2001 when he was 18 years of age.

He declined Playing for Brazil in 2006 and made his debut for Portugal in 2007.

He has over 100 caps for the National team and was part of the team at the Last World Cup edition.

4)Higuain

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The Former Real Madrid star Plays for Argentina National Team but was born in Brest, France.

His Father was also a Footballer that Played for France National Team.

He made the decision to Play for Argentina in 2007.

Since then he has scored 31 goals in 75 app for Argentina.

He was part of the team that got to the World Cup Final in 2014 but returned home as Runner-up.

3)Poldoski

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Poldoski who was former Bayern and Arsenal Player was born in Poland.

He made the decision to Play for Germany international only known to himself.

He had himself a good Career in the Country's team by scoring 48 goals in 126 appearances.

He was in the team that won the World Cup in 2014.

2)Nani

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Nani who was a Former Manchester United Player and Portugal team.

The Player had a Successful Career at Man u and played alongside Ronaldo both in Club and Country.

He is not a native of Portugal but Cape Verde.

He made his debut in 2006 and he made 88 app for the Country.

1)Zinedine Zidane

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Zinedine Zidane, a Former Madrid Player who Played for France International.

He Scored Many goals for Madrid and currently enjoying his good stay as their Manager.

Many would not have known he is a native of Algeria in Kabyle.

His Parent immigrated from Algeria to Paris before the Algerian war in 1953.

He scored 31 goals in his 108 appearances for France National Team.

Would he have had different story if he had Played for Algeria or changed the team?.

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