blood connection

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Players are only allowed to represent a country with which they have no blood connection if they have lived and played there for five years, but Montagliani said his committee would look into changing that period and possibly increasing it.
Germany is frequently cited as an example of the former (it shed its citizenship laws requiring a blood connection to the country only in 2000).
I feel like there's a blood connection that might be unbreakable and strong.
After 11 years, the format is the same and the original spark of wonder we discovered from the genealogy world has been diluted by so many crocodile tears shed over people hundreds of years old with a very thin streak of blood connection.
They have a blood connection and shared history that gives them extra support and stability.
Within my first week I was fortunate enough to meet several members of a new generation of speaker and learner, who do not necessarily have any Welsh blood connection.
html) proof that the rapper will become disliked now that he will have a blood connection to the Kardashian Klan.
Readers who feel the moving power and sentiment of his words should appreciate the blood connection Emerson felt with that hallowed ground: his grandfather was a Minuteman who fought at both Lexington and Concord that day.
In other words, according to this rationale of family and sexual regulations in the Torah, blood connection among human beings makes for compassion and care.
At the weekend former Northern Ireland international Tommy Cassidy claimed that "someone who was born outside Northern Ireland and has no blood connection with the country should not be allowed to play for it", and added: "The same goes for the Republic.
The blood connection didn't make a difference to me at all.