The Bulgarian national football team coach Krasimir Balakov invited Marcelinho and Wanderson to join the team for the upcoming qualification game against England on the 7th of September. Both Brazilians have Bulgarian passports. This will be the first time when Wandersin joins the team, but Marcelinho has already played in 7 games and has 2 goals on his account.
Three more Ludogorets players were also invited to join the national team for the games in London and Dublin – Nedyalkov, Terziev and Iliev.
Five other members of Ludogorets were also invited by their home national teams. Keseru and Grigore in Romania, Jorginho (Guinea-Bissau), Goralski (Poland) and Biton (Israel).