The Brazil-born frontman, who has consistently been ignored by Selecao boss Dunga, could be the answer to Azzurri coach Roberto Donadoni´s prayers as he seeks an understudy for star striker Luca Toni. Having lived in Italy for seven years, Amauri is eligible for citizenship and the 27-year-old confirmed the wheels are already in motion.
"The bureaucratic process for my passport is moving forwards," he told Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport.
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