I Regret Snubbing Nigeria For Germany – Footballer, Sidney Sam Cries Out


Former German international Sidney Sam admits he regrets picking Germany over Nigeria when the Super Eagles needed him.

The ex-Bayer Leverkusen midfielder, who missed the 2014 World Cup won by Germany, said he might have played at the World Cup if he accepted Nigeria’s offer.

“Looking back, I can say I was close to winning the World Cup with Germany. Maybe I would have played in it if I had accepted the chance offered by Nigeria. My regret, yes it is, but in life when you make a decision you live with the consequences,” he said.

Before the 2014 World Cup, the forward, who now features for Austrian side SCR Altach, was reportedly keen on a switch of allegiance to Nigeria, after representing Germany at junior levels.

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He, however, chose Germany and was invited for their friendly games against Ecuador and the United States.
He then claimed he was never interested in playing for Nigeria.

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