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Some weeks ago I posted an article saying Mladen Petric was called up for Croatia.
Now I read that he already has a cap for the Swiss U21.
For whom is he eligible to play?:confused:
 

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Well technically he is still eligible for both. He hasn't played an official game for either team yet (just friendlies.) Once he plays in a qualifying game (or final round) of a Fifa sanctioned tournament he will be bound to that team forever. Petric was hoping he would make Croatia's WC squad, but that didn't happen. All doors are still open for Petric in Switzerland - he just needs to choose.
 

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Well hopefully the success of the U-17s may have swayed him towards pledging his allegiance to Switzerland (unless his heart really lies with Croatia)

If nothing else the success of the Swiss youth teams means that players with dual nationality may think twice before deciding to pick a team and not just seeing Switzerland as a "fall back" solution in case they are not good enough to be picked for Croatia/Yugolavia etc....
 
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