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Nick DeLeon's father says son "wants to come and play" for Trinidad & Tobago

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United's longest-tenured midfielder may soon turn out for the Soca Warriors.

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association posted an interview with Leroy DeLeon, father of current D.C. United midfielder Nick DeLeon, where he says that Nick "...wants to come and play..." for the Trinidad and Tobago national side, as the United States apparently does not have DeLeon in its plans.

Leroy played at the national level for T & T but also was a player in the NASL in the 1970s with several teams, including separate tours with the Washington Darts and Washington Diplomats. The relationship between father and son was documented by MLS a couple of years ago. DeLeon, 25, has been played with United since being drafted in 2012.

Trinidad and Tobago is currently in Group C of CONCACAF Group Qualifying and played the U.S. to a scoreless draw in November. They are tied for first in the Group with the U.S., with Guatemala and St. Vincent and the Grenadines rounding out the group.

In the interview, Leroy says that they need to "...sort out some passport issues...", specifically to get T & T passports, but he feels that Nick "...wants to come here..." to play for the Soca Warriors.

Video of the interview is below. Leroy starts the interview, and Nick joins in (from an old interview in 2012) around the 4:45 mark.