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Ansu Fati obtains the spanish nationality and aims to the U17 World Cup

Published:20/09/2019 - 19:12h

Updated:20/09/2019 - 19:13h

After several months of procedures, this Friday Ansu Fati has obtained the spanish nationality. The forward already is suitable to take part in the U17 World Cup and could be away from Barcelona during a month

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Ansu Fati Has turned into leading in the first team of the FC Barcelona, and from now forms part of the Spanish selection. The Council of Ministers has done official his nationalisation this Friday through a letter of nature, of extraordinary and urgent form after the mediation of the Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) and the Upper Council of Sports (CSD).

"It was born in Guinea-Bissau in October of 2002, although from 2009 resides in Spain and has completed his studies and his sportive training in our country. Fati Is a footballer of big potential that belongs at present to the FC Barcelona, where is hired of agreement to the legislation FIFA contemplated for the minors of 16 years. The granting of the Spanish nationality to Ansu Fati will allow him form part of the national selection and participate in the next Championship of the World Sub17 of Brazil", specifies the resolution.

The intervention of the RFEF and the CSD has been key to accelerate the process, since they existed some hastes to adjust to the normative that the FIFA imposes in the tournament. The Wednesday 25 as very late, the seleccionador David Fat has to present the prelista of 50 footballers that could inscribe in the championship, and now the forward barcelonista fulfils with all the necessary requirements to represent to the 'rojita'.

This extraordinary circumstance and the will of the young have ensured his future in the combined national, since Portugal, where his father resided during a time and even arrived to ask the passport, also presionó to do with his services. Finally, if it finish to put his papers in rule, the attacker bred in the Masia will start his career like international with Spain.

Valverde Values the possible drop of Ansu Fati

In the previous press conference to the hurt suspender belt against the Granada, Ernesto Valverde has thought on the possible absence of Ansu Fati, that could be far of the Barça during a month. The World-wide contests between 26 October and on 17 November, what would cause that the culés remained without one of his reinforcements for the forward in full campaign. The technician, in spite of everything, has preferred apurar to that the tip was called of official form and has celebrated the recovery of several of his stars.

"We go to expect to that they summon him first. In principle there was a previous formality that now already has fulfilled , the nationalisation. We would lose a player that is giving us things and do not know what can occur. If it had been in this stretch, with so many drops in the forward, had been a greater setback, but expect to the definite list", has commented, doing reference to the return of Luis Suárez and Leo Messi and to the of an Ousmane Dembélé that soon could have the high medical.

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