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Roman Neustädter: biography
Roman Neustädter is a Russian footballer who plays as a holding midfielder in the team, «Schalke 04». By the spring of 2016, the young man had German citizenship, but in order to play for the Russian national team, switched allegiance.
He was born in Dnepropetrovsk, where the local club «Dnepr» were his father, Peter Neustädter, who later became a player of national team of Kazakhstan. Up to four years, the novel lived with his grandparents in the Kyrgyz town of Kara-Balta, and my father basically could see on television.
But when Peter signed a contract with the German club «Karlsruhe», the whole family moved to Germany. That’s where Roman grew up, and the German language became native for him. Although thanks to the efforts of his mother, he and his younger brother Daniel still speak Russian at a conversational level. Roma has always been a sports boy. First, it gave to a section of tennis, but I was into football. Seeing the example of his father, the boy nor day nor night had a ball. Another passion Neustadter childhood was skateboarding and roller skating.
In 7 years, the novel gets to the children’s Academy of the club «Mainz», where he immediately begins to play in midfield. After graduation from the Academy team signs him a first professional contract, but three years Roman Neustädter has played for the reserves.
In the fall of 2008 coach began to connect promising midfielder to the training of the main group. The debut of Roman Neustadter came in the away match against Freiburg, in which his team managed to win. In the first season the player played 16 matches and drew the attention of VfL Borussia mönchengladbach, who played in the championship.
However, in this case club midfielder did not work: for the main team in the Bundesliga he played just two games, and the rest of the time he played for the reserve team. In the end, at the end of the contract the young man moved to Gelsenkirchen, where he began to play for local club Schalke 04. And as it turned out, it was the right decision for both parties. Roman took a firm place in the starting lineup and Schalke 04 in the last 4 seasons never dropped below 6th place.
After the European Championship 2016 Roman Neustädter can change the club residence, as the person actively interested in the Turkish «Galatasaray» and Russian «Zenith» and «CSKA».
For the first time under the banner of the national team Roman Neustädter was called in 2008, when he played for the youth team against Germany, Italy and Switzerland. In the second match he scored his only goal for Germany. Later the footballer played for the main national team of Germany against the Netherlands, but since that match was unofficial, it did not prevent Neustadter subsequently change soccer registration.
In 2011, the novel was ready to change German nationality to Ukrainian to wear the national team Jersey of the country in which he was born. But then Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin, who did not want to deal with legal issues.
At the end of 2015, there were rumors that coach Leonid Slutsky wants to take the Affair under the banner of their team. Indeed, in may 2016, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on early assignment of citizenship of Russia, German footballer and Neustädter was in the application for participation in the European Championship, which will take place on the fields of France.
Roman Neustädter for a very long time Dating a girl named Mona OPP. Specialty the chosen player is a psychologist and she is, according to Roman, he owes his success.
The fact is that when the footballer played for the youth team, «Mainz», a lot of players after training spent time in night clubs and bars. Was no exception and Neustädter. But Mona had convinced him that if the guy wants to achieve something worthwhile in his career, the violation of the regime need to stop. Roman obeyed beloved and very quickly saw the result of this Council.