Winning a World Cup is the greatest accomplishment a player could ever achieve with their national team… but what about then still being able to go on to represent a different nation entirely?
It sounds like a ludicrous proposition. A surely impossible one, right?
Yet, French goalkeeper Alphonse Areola could have done exactly that. The Paris Saint-Germain shot stopper found himself in a situation so bizarre that it had likely never happened before, and is unlikely to do so again.Continue reading “The curious case of Alphonse Areola; The World Cup winner who could have represented someone else afterwards”