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Morris is eager to sort out his differences and return in time for the World Cup.

Nasief Morris explains his reasons for sending Carlos Alberto Parreira a phone text message. Since his tiff with former Bafana Bafana coach Joel Santana, Morris, the only South African player in La Liga, has not been called up for national team duty despite his assurances that he is ready whenever called upon.

The Racing Santander defender said he's taken matters into his own hands.

"When I was in Cape Town I called Pitso [Mosimane] and asked for Carlos' number. Pitso said I must try getting the number from one of the SAFA officials, a manager or something like that, because he is not allowed to give out Carlos' number," Morris explained to

"But that was the time I got my visa and I was ready to return to Spain. But eventually I got Carlos' number, but I didn't want to call him directly so I just sent a text message to ask if it is possible for me to come back [to the squad] because I want to come back… I sent the message to him last week Thursday from one of my European numbers, so since I'm in Europe I will see the response when it comes through," he said.

"I want to sort out whatever problem [they have with me] and things like that, but I haven't received a response from Carlos. I'm trying to find out what is the real problem and I can speak to Pitso about it, but it is better if I speak to Carlos, because he is the head coach and he makes the decisions. I want to speak to him to find out what's going on," he said.

"I will just have to wait, hopefully he will respond. I really want to play for my country," Morris added.

Morris got into Santana's bad books for allegedly being 'disrespectful' and 'confrontational' on his arrival in camp for the FIFA Confederations Cup nine months ago. He was soon dropped with five more players when Santana reduced the squad and has never been called up since.

Parreira has said many a time that "we have nothing against Morris" when asked about the player's exclusion.

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