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Why is North Macedonia football team MKD?
The acronym ‘MKD’ relates to the localised spelling of Makedonija. A nation now known as North Macedonia have continued to use the ‘MKD’ abbreviation since becoming an independent state.
Is Pandev Indian?
Goran Pandev (Macedonian: Горан Пандев, pronounced [ˈɡɔran ˈpandɛf] ( listen); born 27 July 1983) is a Macedonian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie B club Parma. After establishing himself at Lazio, Pandev moved to Inter Milan in early 2010.
Is Pandev older than Macedonia?
Pandev was the first Macedonian to score 100 goals in one of the top five football leagues. North Macedonia gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, making him seven years older than his country.
Where is North Macedonia?
Location: North Macedonia is situated in Southeastern Europe, bordering Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, Serbia and Kosovo to the north, and Albania to the west.
Will Macedonia qualify for World Cup?
The North Macedonia fairytale continues; after making it to UEFA EURO 2020, the team have a historic opportunity to get to the World Cup following a sensational victory in Palermo.
What religion is North Macedonia?
Christianity is the major religion in North Macedonia but also there are several other religious communities which develop relations of mutual respect and tolerance. Mainly the people are of Orthodox affiliation, followed by the members of Islam, then Catholicism and others.
Did Pandev retire?
Genoa striker Goran Pandev has confirmed that he will quit football at the end of the season. The 38-year-old has played 484 games in Serie A, scoring 101 goals, but this will be his last season as a footballer.