Florent Malouda is playing for French Guiana at the 2017 gold cup

Mantequilla
1001 posts Professional
Found it very interesting that after a 5 year absensce from France he is allowed to compete for his country of birth

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  • JohnDoe
    12175 posts Has That Special Something
    "The ex-Chelsea star, who won 80 caps for France and played in the 2006 World Cup final, can represent the land of his birth as FIFA does not recognise French Guiana, but CONCACAF does."
  • Peter
    26887 posts Player of the Year
    Its like how Catalonians can play for Catalan, as thier matches are not recognised by fifa.
  • valdeOLENCOOL
    20053 posts Club Captain
    Yep it is the same with Martinique
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