According to hvg.hu, Hungarian town Székesfehérvár’s MOL Vidi FC player will become an official member of the Hungarian National Football Team and also will be given a Hungarian citizenship.
This is not the first time a foreign sportsman and sportswoman are given a Hungarian citizenship. American Olympic silver medalist John Henry became a Hungarian citizen this October. In 2016, the 29-year-old basketball player of Uniqa, Sopron Yvonne Turner, also took the oath of Hungarian citizenship and became a permanent member of the basketball team.
The French player’s issuing of a Hungarian citizenship was reported to have been requested, and MOL Vidi’s player will take the oath of Hungarian citizenship soon.
Loic Nego, born on 15 January 1991, is a French football player. He officially joined Roma on a five-year contract following the conclusion of the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. His team won the European Youth Championship and became bronze medalist at the World Championship. Of Guadeloupean origin, Nego plays as right back defender and also as a wing-back on the same side.
After playing for Újpest FC, he joined MOL Vidi FC in 2015 as a defender. He played in 12 football games, shot two goals and had three goal-passes.
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