Aston Villa defender Matty Cash is set to make his international debut for Poland next month after being granted citizenship. The 24-year-old was born in Slough, Berkshire, but his mother comes from Poland, making it possible for the player to represent Poland.
Matty Cash Becomes Poland Player
Matty Cash took to his Instagram page and said: “This is a very important and proud day for my family and me.” “My application to get Polish authorities have approved polish citizenship.” The player also said now is time for a new challenge, and he will give all for the country.
The head coach Paulo Sousa said there was a “lot of enthusiasm” about playing for Poland in Cash’s family, and so playing in the national team is not only great responsibility but also an addition which will be very difficult to describe in words.
Matty Cash joined the English Premier League topside for a five-year deal in September 2020 from Nottingham Forest worth up to £16m. He has played ten games in all competitions for Villa this season, scoring his first goal for the club in the 3-0 Premier League win against Everton in September.
Poland is currently in second place in their World Cup qualifying group behind England and faces Andorra away on 12 November before a home fixture against Hungary on 15 November.