Chelsea Star Receives Sierra Leonean Passport, Thanks West African Nation For Warm Reception
- Germany international, Antonio Rüdiger, has been given a diplomatic passport by the government of Sierra Leone
- The Chelsea star has been in the West African country for a short vacation, where he was involved in philanthropic works
- Antonio Rüdiger thanked Sierra Leone, the country of his parents, for their warm reception and the beautiful memories as he returns to England
Chelsea star and Germany international, Antonio Rüdiger, is now the ambassador of Sierra Leone abroad, after earning a diplomatic passport from the West African nation.
The Germany defender returned to the country of his parents birth for a short vacation, following the break in the English Premier League, to create some beautiful memories.
As he leaves for England for the return of the EPL, the UEFA Champions League winning played thanked Sierra Leoneans and pledged to be a great ambassador of the country.
"People of Sierra Leone, thank you so much for all these amazing memories in recent days," he wrote on Twitter.
"I am very, very proud to have received the diplomatic passport of Sierra Leone and to be the brand ambassador of the country from now on. Thank you to President Julius Maada Bio. What an honour," he added.
Chelsea star lunches the Antonio Rudiger Foundation in Sierra Leone
Antonio Rudiger has launched his foundation in Sierra Leone after returning to his roots for a short vacation from England.
The Chelsea center back's foundation has been formed to support the less privileged and the physically challenged.
"Thanks to everyone for coming to the launch of the Antonio Rüdiger Foundation this week. I can promise you this is just the beginning," Rudiger wrote on Twitter.
Chelsea defender mobbed by fans as he returned to Sierra Leone
Earlier, SportsBrief.com reported that, Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has arrived in Sierra Leone his mother’s homeland in a bid to launch his non-profit charity organization, Switsalone reports.
Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has arrived in Sierra Leone his mother’s homeland in a bid to launch his non-profit charity organization, Switsalone reports.
The Chelsea of England defender landed in Freetown for a private visit as he returned to his roots on Monday, January 24.