Date: 18th March 2018 at 8:40am
Written by:

Leeds United youngster Romario Vieira has been called up to represent Guinea-Bissau at international level.

The 19-year-old twin brother of fellow Leeds midfielder Ronaldo has decided to represent the country of his birth having been eligible to play for Guinea-Bissau, England or Portugal.

Romario, who was included in the Leeds first team squad at Hull City in January, has been a regular for the under-23 development squad this season and his inclusion in the Guinea-Bissau national side for their upcoming international friendly with Burkina Faso means the brothers have followed different paths internationally.

Brother Ronaldo has already earned international recognition with England at under-20 level, helping them win the Toulon Trophy last summer when he scored the winning goal in the final against Ivory Coast.

Romario`s inclusion in the Guinea-Bissau squad is the latest international call-up from Elland Road this month and a fourth from players that have featured at the Leeds academy.

Callum Nicell (Republic of Ireland under-19), Will Huffer (England under-20), Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Northern Ireland under-21), Stuart Dallas (Northern Ireland), Eunan O`Kane (Republic of Ireland), Pontus Jansson (Sweden), Ezgjan Alioski (Macedonia) and Hadi Sacko (Mali)

Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Leeds on: facebook

Vital Leeds on: twitter

Join Vital Leeds

It’s easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!


Your Comment