Chinese Super League: Is Pedro Delgado the ‘first non-Chinese’ player to naturalise?

//Chinese Super League: Is Pedro Delgado the ‘first non-Chinese’ player to naturalise?

Chinese Super League: Is Pedro Delgado the ‘first non-Chinese’ player to naturalise?

Former Portugal under-21 international Pedro Delgado has become the latest footballer to be naturalised as a Chinese citizen, and reportedly the first without Chinese ancestry.The Shandong Luneng midfielder is expected to make his Chinese Super League debut in the coming weeks.However, confusion surrounds both his eligibility to naturalise and represent the Chinese national team in the future.The 22-year-old represented Portugal through the age groups and played at the Fifa Under-20 World Cup…

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