Steven Seagal is an American legend and a global hero.
He’s beloved around the world for his skills in the martial arts.
He’s such an important figure in Serbia that they’ve given him citizenship for promising to train people in his deadly skills.
Serbia has granted citizenship to American action hero Steven Seagal, state television reported Monday, after he offered to set up a martial arts school in Belgrade.
The decision, announced in the official state gazette, came after the veteran actor and producer made two recent visits to Serbia, praising its populist leadership and saying he feels like a Serb.
The star of Under Siege and Above the Law visited the capital twice in December and was received by President Tomislav Nikolic and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.
At the time, Seagal said he would do “everything possible to promote Serbia” worldwide and expressed a wish to establish an Aikido school in the capital city, according to a government statement
During one visit, Seagal was asked to train Serbian special police forces in Aikido, a Japanese martial art that he has displayed in his blockbuster movies.
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The Star of Under Siege 2 is also a big celebrity is Russia, and has praised Putin as a great leader.
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