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BERLIN, May 26. /TASS/. Soviet-born German football player Roman Neustaedter will show up at Russia’s consulate general in Bonn on Friday, May 27, to pick up his Russian foreign passport, the diplomatic mission has told TASS.
"At the moment he is with Russia’s national team in Switzerland, getting ready for the European Cup Finals. Tomorrow he will have a morning training session he cannot miss. Then he will be taken to the airport. At 16:00 he will fly to Bonn and come to our office right away. In a special ceremony the consul will hand over his Russian passport to him," the consulate-general said.
On Wednesday, it was announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to grant Russian citizenship to Schalke’s midfielder Roman Neustaedter. The player was invited to join the Russian national team ahead of the European Cup finals.
Neustaedter was born in Dnipropetrovsk, Soviet Ukraine, back in 1988. In the first half of the 1990s his family moved to Germany. His aunt and grandmother are in Russia. His father, Pyotr Neustaedter, is remembered by the senior generation of Russian fans as a leading player of several top league Soviet clubs.