Six foreign baseball players received Russian citizenship and can play for the national team of our country – the five Cubans and one representative of the USA
Six foreign baseball players received Russian citizenship and can play for the national team of our country – the five Cubans and one representative of the United States.
“Five Cuban citizens – Rodriguez telles Adrian Valiente, Luis Junior, Castello Rodi Yasmani Amador, Castillo Velasquez, David Alejandro Soler Hinojosa Guides and one US citizen – Victor Alexander Cole Second – became citizens of Russia. Thus, the athletes have the opportunity to play for team in baseball. It is important to note that at the time of obtaining citizenship, the athletes are already actively assimilated,” said TASS President of the baseball Federation of Russia Dmitry Kiselyov.
“the Father of Victor Cole, Victor Cole, Sr. was born in Leningrad, played in Major League baseball (MLB), played for team Russia during her tour of the United States. The athletes participated in the championship of Russia on baseball: Cubans at “Russtar”, which won one of the club Championships – the qualification of the Cup of Federations, held in June 2019 in Moscow.
Valiente Luis Junior has become the most valuable player (MVP) of the championship of Russia 2018 part of of sshor of GBU N 42 sports, Victor Cole in the composition of sshor of GBU N 42 Department took third place in the championship of Russia of 2019″, – concluded the Agency interlocutor.
All athletes actively participated in training activities, sharing experience on how to my teammates and the younger generation.