According to Match TV, Spartak sent a letter to the ministry requesting help in obtaining citizenship of the Russian Federation to Quincy Anton Promes, a citizen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, in the manner prescribed by the federal law on Russian citizenship. Federation.
As stated in the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation, after the results of the study of this issue, it was decided to refuse to help Spartak. The reasons for this decision are not named.
Promes, 31, said in February that he was willing to accept Russian citizenship if he received that offer. He played for Spartak in 2014-2018 and then returned in 2021.
Previously, the Brazilian footballers of Zenit Malcom and Claudinho received the citizenship of the Russian Federation.