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Mikel Agu Becomes Portuguese Citizen

Mikel Agu Becomes Portuguese Citizen

Nigeria midfielder Mikel Agu has acquired Portuguese citizenship after a decade of residency in the European country, Completesports.com reports.

According to Portuguese law, an individual is eligible for citizenship through naturalisation after six years of residence.

That is the process Agu has gone through to get acquire his Portuguese passport.

The 27-year-old took to the social media to share the news on Tuesday.

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“What God cannot do does not exist, now a Portuguese,” he posted on the social media, while holding his Portuguese passport.

Agu linked up with Portuguese giants FC Porto in 2011 made just two league appearances for the senior side.

The talented midfielder spent time on loan at another Portuguese club Vitoria Setubal, Club Brugge of Belgium and Turkish Super Lig outfit Bursaspor.

Currently on the books of Victoria Guimaraes, he has been capped seven times by Nigeria.

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  • Obidee 3 months ago

    Na News too?

  • Footballfanatic 3 months ago

    You know a country is fucked up when its citizens are thanking God for being a citizen of another country lmaoo…but on a serious not how is this news??? Most footballers have passport of different countries now.

  • pompei 3 months ago

    Footballfanatic, you spoke my mind. Has Nigeria become such a hell hole, that her citizens are now requesting divine help to become citizens of other countries?
    I laugh in fulani.
    Anyhoo, parabens e muitas felicidades, Mr. Agu.

    • Footballfanatic 3 months ago

      No be Nigeria anymore it is now the Republic of Fulani with the porous borders in the North and easy entry for Chadians and Nigerien criminals to perpetrate crime in Naija and run back to their enclaves…God help us…

  • Hey mr agu why have u brought urself so low by posting this on line what kind of respect do you expect from this Europeans now because it looks like u are not proud of where you come from,their where many Africa’s dat where born in EU but decides to go home.for u are no more qualify to wear Nigerian Jersey anymore