Vancouver Whitecaps academy product Alphonso Davies won the UEFA Champions League with Bayern Munich after the German champions defeated Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the final.
There were many in the MLS and Canadian soccer communities ready to congratulate the 19-year-old soccer star and arguably the best left back in the world today:
“We are all very proud of what Alphonso Davies has accomplished in 2020…. For any young ? player that wears a Davies shirt and dreams of being that player one day, that dream doesn’t seem that far away.”#CANMNT John Herdman ?️ https://t.co/R4195UGVMf pic.twitter.com/ab3WQNQwoo
Alphonso Davies’ football journey ?
2000: Born in Ghanian refugee camp
2005: Moves to Canada to escape civil war
2016: Becomes second youngest starter in MLS history
2017: Moves to Bayern for record MLS fee
2019: Wins Bundesliga in first season
2020: Wins the Champions League pic.twitter.com/yY6w4bA23B
Alphonso Davies is world class and the best LB in the world at the moment. Kid is living a dream ????!!
19-year old Alphonso Davies of Edmonton Canada, just became youngest defender to win the Champions League. Born in Ghanaian refugee camp, began playing football seriously aged 11, 22 months ago was running around for Vancouver Whitecaps, Magnificent, unorthodox journey to Glory?? pic.twitter.com/LMqAcZQPWV
Former #VWFC HG Alphonso Davies becomes the first #MLS HG player to win the UEFA Champions League.
Alphonso Davies at 19:
? Bundesliga Champion x2
? DFB Pokal Champion x2
? UEFA Champions League Winner
?? Canadian Hero
What a player. What a story. Words can’t describe how incredible his rise has been. #VWFC #PSGBayern #UCLfinal #PSGFCB
Bundesliga winner. Champions League winner. Next up, #canMNT World Cup qualification for 2022. Phonzie and the boys, we can’t wait until October.
A Canadian teenager just played 90 minutes for the best team in the world in the biggest soccer match of the year. And was awesome.
What a day for ?? football. @AlphonsoDavies you make ?? very very proud!! @ChampionsLeague #ChampionsLeagueFinal #ChampionsLeague pic.twitter.com/jyo1Glil8e
Bayern wins! ?
Alphonso Davies is the first Canadian men’s player to win a Champions League title. ??? pic.twitter.com/GjNQkyfjxF
Yes, Alphonso Davies, that IS the Champions League trophy. Next stop: Lou Marsh Trophy as Cda’s top athlete? ? pic.twitter.com/cCnwCKrNjJ
A good day for the @WhitecapsFC who will receive a ~€1m bonus payment as part of the Alphonso Davies transfer
Canadian flag waving in Lisbon tonight. A first one for Canada! HUGE! @AlphonsoDavies @CanadaSoccerEN @ChampionsLeague ?????? pic.twitter.com/KAFes2qDGc
? FIRST CROWN ?
CONGRATULATIONS to Alphonso Davies, the 1st #CanMNT player to WIN THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE! ???
Can we get some GGs in the replies for OUR GUY @AlphonsoDavies? [email protected] | #UCL | #UCLFinal | #MiaSanMia | @FCBayernUS pic.twitter.com/VLoAL26Iww
Crazy that I remember when Alphonso Davies was playing with Whitecaps II in USL now he’s a Champions league winner. What a journey at which a young age
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