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Borna Sosa may not be allowed to feature for Germany - FIFA rules

Mon 10 May 2021 | 12:10

The VfB Stuttgart full-back may not be able to feature for Germany given the FIFA regulations.

FIFA may not allow

Borna Sosa

to feature for Germany, based on reports from



The full-back was born in Croatia and has received German citizenship recently thanks to Joachim Low and the DFB scouting team.

FIFA’s regulations suggest that switching allegiance is possible if certain conditions are met, with one being that

"at the time of being fielded for their last match in an official competition in any kind of football for their current association, they had not turned 21 years old."

The 23-year-old, however, last featured for Croatia’s U21 team when he was 22 and in a qualifier clash against Scotland in the European Championship in November 2020.

source: SportMob