December 8, 2022

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Football, Australia wanted to “snatch” Christian Volpato from Italy! World Cup call-up refused – OA Sport

An opportunity that cannot be refused. To see Italy play in the World Cup, we must wait at least four years until the end Christian Volbato There was the possibility of him making his World Cup debut already in a few weeks time in Qatar.

The young Roma striker, born in 2003, had in fact drawn Australia’s progress to the sound of excellent performances: the player was born and raised in Camperdown and thus has a dual passport, Italian and Australian.

Australia coach Graham James Arnold included the Giallorossi in the official list of 26 people called up for the World Cup, but he refused: the goal was to wear the blue jersey of Italy.

The words of the peripheral technical commissioner: “Until 11pm I was trying to convince Volpato to join the team, that was not my decision. I spoke to Christian three times. Before I spoke to him more times. I told him yesterday that he was among the 26 who were called up for the World Cup. He told me he wanted to think and talk with People close to him trying to figure out what’s best for his career.He later decided to turn down my offer to play for Australia in Qatar.That was her decision and now I’d rather focus on our boys and the guys that would come.Christian didn’t want to make such a big decision at this moment in his life Professional and that’s okay.”

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