- Spain-born Ghanaian Nico Williams has promised to gift his mother his his international debut jersey
- The 20-year-old made his Spain debut against Switzerland during the international break after earning his first invite
- Nico Williams has chosen Spain over Ghana and provide his first international assist as La Furia Roja beat Portugal
Nico Williams has gifted his mother the jersey he wore to make his Spain debut during the international break.
The Spain-born Ghanaian made his debut for the European country in the game against Switzerland, a match La Furia Roja lost 1-0.
After the game, Williams decided not to exchange the jersey with any Swiss player as he preserved the jersey for his mother.
"I am very grateful for everything my parents have done. It is vital, they give you strength and it is what pushes you to be better. This shirt is for my mother. They are very happy that she was able to debut with the Absolute, it is the everyone's dream," he said as quoted by es.besoccer.com.
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"I am very happy to be here, to contribute to the cause, very happy to learn from the best and I hope I can have more opportunities," he added.
The Athletic Bilbao forward seems to have impressed manager Luis Enrique after two games and could make the squad for the World Cup.
He could join his brother Inaki Williams as siblings to have represented two different countries at the World Cup and in Ghana's case they will follow the path of the Boateng brothers.
Williams brothers make debuts for Ghana and Spain
Inaki, the eldest of the two brothers, came on in the second half as the Black Stars of Ghana suffered defeat to Brazil, while Nico featured for Spain against Switzerland.
Inaki Williams had previously represented Spain in the past but decided to switch nationality in June after changes in the FIFA eligibility rules.
Source: Sports Brief News