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From a footballer in the Spanish league to a prince in Indonesia: the story of Jordi Amat | Israel today


The 30-year-old defender who played for Espanyol, Swansea, Rayo Vallecano and Betis received citizenship in the Muslim country, and was awarded a noble title thanks to his family background: ""It won't change my life much"

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The life of the 30-year-old football player Jordi Amat, who previously played for Espanyol, Rayo Vallecano and Real Betis from the Spanish league, has changed from one end to the other.

Amat became the prince of Seo Island in Indonesia, and now the official announcement ceremony is being prepared in the Muslim country.

The title came through his Indonesian grandmother, who lives in the Netherlands.

His great-grandfather was also a rajah (local prince) of the island of Siau.

🔴 L'exjugador de l'@RCDEspanyol Jordi Amat, príncep de l'illa de Siau, a Indonèsia.

"La meva àvia és princesa i el meu rebesavi va ser rajà de Siau i ara estem preparant la cerimònia i el certificat de príncep" #TotEsMouTV3 ▶

— Tot es mou TV3 (@totesmoutv3) January 27, 2023

Amat who was born in Cant de Mar (Spain) in 1992, .

He was previously part of the Spain under-21 team. A few months ago, he managed to become Indonesian, which allowed him to play with the country's national team and become a prince. 

"It won't change my life much," says Amat, who became one of the seventy rajas of Indonesia, and will meet once a year with the president of the Republic of Indonesia. The footballer also clarifies that his title: "is not at the level of what we know as a prince, and that he is not a bar Comparison with that of the kings of Spain".

The last top media team Amat played for is Japan of the Belgian First Division with 56 appearances, and now he belongs to Johor of the Malaysian League.

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Source: israelhayom

All sports articles on 2023-01-28

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