Changing nationality for sportsmen and women has become very common, with many sports stars having the choice to represent more than one country in their sport.

The decision tends to be a tough one, with a lot of sports people choosing to represent the country that they feel more attached to.

Some sports stars take months or even years before they finally decide on who to represent, whilst others make a quick decision for varying different reasons.

Below, we have compiled some examples of sportsmen and women switching nationality.