The Shakhtar coach has confirmed that Marlos will receive Ukrainian citizenship

Head coach of Donetsk «Shakhtar» Paulo Fonseca confirmed that Brazilian midfielder teams will receive Ukrainian citizenship. About Fonseca said at the open training session, according to the official website of the Donetsk club.

«First, it is the decision of the Marlos. Yes, it could not fail to please us, since there will be another Ukrainian player more. And for the team is good enough news. Marlos is a player of very high level with great personal qualities. I think he will contribute and help the national team», – said the Pitmen’s head coach.

In 2016, the Brazilian stated that he had agreed to play for the national team of Ukraine.

On 27 September, the website «Dynamomania» reported that the question of granting citizenship to Marlos already solved positively, the player waits for permits from the International Federation of football, to be eligible to play for Ukraine.

According to TV channel «Football», the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree granting Ukrainian citizenship to football player.

In the Ukraine national team since 2011 and played two naturalized players: Edmar Brazilian and Serb Marko Devic. However, at the moment they are not in demand in the national team.

27-year-old Marlos plays in Ukraine from 2012 to 2014 he played for Kharkiv Metalist, then moved to Shakhtar.




The Shakhtar coach has confirmed that Marlos will receive Ukrainian citizenship 29.09.2017

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