Roberto Mancini’s Italy could soon be able to count on another Brazilian: after Jorginho and Toloi, another ‘usable’ name
After Jorginho e fool, another Brazilian could wear the Italy shirt. Roberto’s national team Mancini collects the opening of a Serie A footballer, also with an Italian passport. The name is that of Roger Ibanez: the defender of Roma, on which Mourinho he is aiming a lot, he has not closed the idea of accepting the eventual call-up of Italy. He does so in an interview with the ‘Corriere dello Sport’, where he explains: “I have three passports. I was born in Brazil and I feel Brazilian, so he would like to play in Brazil but let’s see ”.
Ibanez is ready to listen to any proposals: “I listen to who will contact me: football has changed, there are many national teams that naturalize players”. It could be the intermediary fool, his teammate at Atalanta: “He is a friend of mine and he was an important point of reference when I arrived in Bergamo”. There have been no calls at the moment, but if that happens the door to Italy is open: “We’ll see what happens”.
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Italy, Ibanez does not close to the call
Ibanez could therefore join the other three naturalized currently in the national team Mancini. The ‘pillar’ is definitely Jorginho, also a candidate to win the Ballon d’Or after the success at Euro 2020. In addition to the midfielder of the Chelsea There are also Emerson Palmieri and the latest arrival Toloi.
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All Brazilian, just like Ibanez who could then go to thicken the particular Brazilian colony at Mancini’s court.