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EPL Star Causes Stir At Stadium In Africa

A Premier League footballer currently holidaying in Africa after being left out of England's 2020 UEFA European Championship squad caused a stir this weekend when he attended a certain game.

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Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 20, was overlooked by Gareth Southgate for the Three Lions' Euros squad and has since refused to rule out a nationality switch.

The player has been capped three times for England, but could reportedly make himself available for Ghana if he chooses to, with his parents being from the African country.

Hudson-Odoi, on an end-of-season break, is currently in Ghana on holiday, and attended a game at the Accra Sports Stadium where Hearts of Oak took on rivals Great Olympics on Sunday.

The skilful star was welcomed and cheered on by excited fans, and he was also given a specially-made Hearts of Oak match shirt with his surname on the back.

The Chelsea star's dad, Bismark Odoi, represented Hearts of Oak in the 1970s, and accompanied his son as he took in his maiden Ghana Premier League match, according to Football Ghana.

It has been said that Hudson-Odoi still has the option of playing for the Black Stars, but not if he makes one more appearance for England.

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