Monday, June 4, 2012

Euro 2012 Players Born Abroad

Players that were born outside of the country they are representing at Euro 2012.

Croatia
Vedran Ćorluka - Bosnia-Herzegovina
Eduardo - Brazil
Ivo Iličević - Germany
Nikica Jelavić - Bosnia-Herzegovina
Ivan Rakitić - Switzerland
Josip Šimunić - Australia

Denmark
Jores Okore - Côte d'Ivoire

France
Patrice Evra - Senegal
Steve Mandanda - DR Congo

Germany
Miroslav Klose - Poland
Lukas Podolski - Poland

Greece
José Holebas - Germany
Sotiris Ninis - Albania
Avraam Papadopulos - Australia

Italy
Thiago Motta - Brazil

Netherlands
Luuk de Jong - Switzerland

Poland
Ludovic Obraniak - France
Damien Perquis - France

Portugal
Nani - Cape Verde
Pepe - Brazil
Rolando - Cape Verde

Republic of Ireland
Simon Cox - England
Paul Green - England
James McClean - Northern Ireland
Aiden McGeady - Scotland
Sean St Ledger - England
Jonathan Walters - England
Keiren Westwood - England

Sweden
Emir Bajrami - Kosovo
Behrang Safari - Iran

Ukraine
Oleksandr Aliyev - Russia
Marko Dević - Serbia
Artem Milevskiy - Belarus
Andriy Yarmolenko - Russia


Players Born Outside of Europe

5 - Africa: Patrice Evra (Senegal), Steve Mandanda (DR Congo), Nani (Cape Verde), Jores Okore (Côte d'Ivoire), Roland (Cape Verde)

3 - Asia: Avraam Papadopulos (Australia), Behrang Safari (Iran), Josip Šimunić (Australia)

3 - South America:  Eduardo (Brazil), Thiago Motta (Brazil), Pepe (Brazil),

1 comment:

  1. Paulo AnunciacaoJune 8, 2012 at 10:16 AM

    Ireland has 8 - you forgot Gibson (born NI)

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