Bayern Munich player, Joshua Zirkzee who was born to Nigerian parents in the Netherlands and eligible eligible to play for Nigeria or Netherlands has express his dreams of playing for the northwestern Europe.
Joshua has dashing hopes of Nigerians who want to see the young player receive a Super Eagles call up.
When asked if he had thought about playing in the Euros competition for Netherland, Zirkzee said;
“No, I’m not really working on that yet. I’m not a regular based player here, so I don’t think I should think about it then, but I have also seen how fast things can go, so of course, it is very secretly in the back of your mind,” the forward told VTBL
The Bayern Munich star who has featured for the Dutch at the U-17 level says he dreams of playing for the Dutch senior team. Once a footballer plays for the senior national team of a country, he can’t play for another country according to FIFA rules.
The Nigeria Football Federation, alongside head coach Gernot Rohr, have been tracking the 18 year old footballer for a while and planned to lure him to the Super Eagles but may now have to relax their efforts after hearing about the young player’s comments.
Recently, the Chelsea players Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori snubbed Nigeria to play for England