Quade Cooper has represented the Wallabies 70 times, yet apparently that still isn’t enough to get his citizenship application over the line.
The ex-Wallaby took to Twitter on Tuesday to bemoan his latest attempt to become an Australian citizen.
Part of the explanation of his rejection was that he had provided no evidence to satisfy the special residency requirements, which is “person engaging in activities of benefit to Australia” and “persons engaged in particular kinds of work requiring regular travel outside of Australia”.
Cooper was born in New Zealand and uses his Kiwi passport, despite leaving the country when he was 13, has 70 caps for Australia over a nine-year period, including two World Cups.
With the screenshot of his rejection, Cooper wrote: “Awkward moment @ausgov refuse your citizenship application (again). Wearing the green and gold 70 times apparently is not…