Footballers who played for countries they weren't born in

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    Sigma Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Culero New Member

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    100%. Piss easy.
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    Sigma Full Member Scouse Lover

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    I rather make quizzes which are fun/you learn from than are hard :)
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    Culero New Member

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    To be honest if the question was reversed, i.e where were they born it would be more interesting. Although I did learn Kovacic was born in Austria, didn't know that before ;)
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    I did bad since I did not know how to spell Thiago's last name, accidentally skipped past Deco, could not recognize Kovacic(did not know he was born in Austria), forgot about Camronesi(and obviously if I remembered his name I would not be able to spell it). I also did not know Umtiti was not born in France. And when I saw the quiz title I expected that the English international who grew up in Calgary would be one of them
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    Got 'em all.

    Tips for other players that could be included:
    Simone Perrotta - Born in England
    Owen Hargreaves - Born in Canada
    Hakim Ziyech - Born in The Netherlands
    Xherdan Shaqiri - Born in Yugoslavia (now Kosovo)
    Mohamed Elyounoussi - Born i Morocco
    Fernando Muslera - Born in Argentina
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    andyjgt1 Banned

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    Brede Hangeland - BORN IN THE USA
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    Robert Prosinecki - born in Germany
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    Inzhagi played for Italy despite being born offside.
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    19 , Mauro Camoranesi got me :(
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    Sigma Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Yeah I knew about all of them (except Hakim Ziyech). Just decided not to include them. Thanks though :)
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    My spelling is shite, that’s what I observed.
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    Played it on the phone, so instead of the pictures I only saw countries, it’s more fun this way. Got them all except from Rossi!

    I would’ve added Thiago as a possible answer
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    Walters_19_MuFc Full Member

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    Couldnt get Rossi and Camoranesi.
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    Perrota, born in Ashton and won the World Cup with Italy. There’s a statue of him in Ashton town centre!
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    DesiBD Full Member

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    19/20.

    John Barnes slipped my mind.
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    Jagga7 Full Member Scouse Lover

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    The only thing difficult about that quiz was spelling the names right.
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    Sigma Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Thiago's being accepted now, thanks