Re: In Defense of the WBC
Originally Posted by kaldaniels
What are the requirements to play for a country? I see Mike Costanzo is playing for Italy yet Wikipedia has him being born in Philly.
Basically, you or your parents must have either been born or be a citizen of the country.
The player is a citizen of the nation the team represents.
The player is qualified for citizenship or to hold a passport under the laws of a nation represented by a team, but has not been granted citizenship or been issued a passport, then the player may be made eligible by WBCI upon petition by the player or team.
The player is a permanent legal resident of the nation or territory the team represents.
The player was born in the nation or territory the team represents.
The player has one parent who is, or if deceased was, a citizen of the nation the team represents.
The player has one parent who was born in the nation or territory the team represents.
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