Baku. 26 February. REPORT.AZ/ In an interview with Bild newspaper published on Thursday, Franck Ribery said that he might take German citizenship. This is not the first time that the French player of Bayern Munich proclaims his love for his adopted country, Report informs citing foreign media.
In this interview, Franck Ribery said he lives in Bavaria for 8 years. but feeling more German than French. The player who has always had a course stirred under the tricolor jersey is seriously considering to apply for German citizenship. "German citizen? Why not! I feel good here. We bought a nice house, they saw the German. Salif My son was born in Germany. Maybe it will bring the German jersey one day! "He said. He added: "I can imagine staying in Munich after my career. I have a good feeling in Germany. If I do, it will be for my family in the future. I love it. My children are in school and have German friends. My daughter Hiziya mocks my German, which makes me laugh. "
In Germany, a citizen from another country in the European Union may, in addition to his original nationality, German citizenship after eight years of residence and provided to pass a language test and review naturalization, a general questionnaire on the institutions and the operation of German democracy. However, even if he had German citizenship, Franck Ribery could not play with Nationalmannschaft since it was French international 81 times (including 16 goals).