In an interview Alfonso Davies said: “I don’t know what would have happened to me if my parents had not decided to move to Canada., I probably wouldn’t be where I belong.” When he was just five years old, his parents, Liberians Debih and Victoria Davis, agreed to be part of a family resettlement program in the North American country.
Davies, a Canadian national team legend and current Bayern Munich player, was born in Buduburam, a refugee camp in Ghana.In which his parents settled in their country to avoid suffering the brutality of the second civil war.
When they arrived in Windsorn, Ontario, Alfonso Davis was just a boy, He had to adapt to a new culture, make new friends, for the cold. He didn’t forget the first day he saw the snow fall, He knew how to integrate and began to grow in his new home, now in Edmonton, where he moved a year later.
There he began to study and, already integrated into his new country, he began to practice sports., He did many drills, but it was football that attracted him completely. From an early age he already showed amazing qualities. He knew he had the mental and physical speed with the ball like few others. Thus a physical education teacher involved him in a program in which low-income children could compete at the union level.
There he was noticed by Tim Adams, who took him to the St. Nicholas Soccer Academy., It won’t take long for a professional team to notice his great footballing qualities. was Vancouver Whitecaps who went for the teenager.
The young man had to move away from his parents, because Vancouver is more than a thousand kilometers away. Her mother was not very convinced, but she again made the right decision. Davis left and it didn’t take long for him to stand out on the team.
He was the youngest player to make his United Soccer League debut., the second most important football league in the United States. He was also the first player born in the 21st century to play in Major League Soccer and the second youngest player to make his league debut, behind Freddy Edu of Ghana. With this 15 years.
On June 6, 2017, he received citizenship and a week later he made his debut with the Canada national football team.This was in a practice match against Curacao. In the blink of an eye, the most important teams in Europe were interested in this player. It is said that Real Madrid and PSG inquired about Alfonso, but it was Bayern Munich that finally made use of his services. Over 11 million euros, for a record amount for Canadian football.
He arrived as a winger and was outlined as a successor to Dutchman Arjen Robben, but fate had other plans for him., Apart from his technical and physical qualities, Alfonso Davies is a deftly applied, disciplined player who is one to adapt easily.
One day he was needed as a left back and there was no one to remove him from that position., “Davis brings his power to the pitch and wins a lot of defensive deliveries thanks to his pace. He was originally signed as a winger, but he is doing an amazing job on the left side. His growth has been phenomenal.” Told The coach of the German national team in an interview today, gasp flick,
Davis is 21 years old. In his track record he already has one Club World Cup title, one Champions League, four Bundesliga titles. He is the champion of the European Super Cup and two German Cup titles.
He was declared the Player of the Year 2021 by CONCACAF, He scored 5 goals during the qualifying round for Qatar 2022 and was the top assist in the competition. These days Davis is very active on social networks, without stopping training, but with general pleasure.
Aim to continue making history, continue to break recordsHaving been born in a refugee camp, to continue to enjoy the opportunity to play football.