Joel Embiid becomes an American citizen!

Naturalized French during the summer, Joel Embid also decided to become an American citizen, which he has been for 2 months now! His son and his girlfriend Anne of Paula played a role in this decision.

“I’ve been here a long time,” Embiid told The Associated Press. “My son is American. I was like, ‘I live here and it’s a blessing to be an American.’ So I thought, why not? »

Born in Cameroon, Joel left it at 16 to head to the United States, where he has lived for 12 years. We are starting to get a little lost with regard to our nationality.

“We will say, Cameroonians, Americans and French. »

But what about a possible participation in FIBA ​​​​competitions? While we have been talking for months about a possible arrival in the France team, could Team USA be an option? The future will tell…

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