Alphonso Boyle Davies plays soccer (born on 2 November 2000 in Buduburam, Ghana). One of the brightest young soccer talents on the globe is Alphonso Davies. He was the newest member of Team Canada and won the title of Canadian Men’s Player of the Year in 2018 and 2020. He signed a six-year deal with FC Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga in 2019, following his selection as an MLS All-Star and Player of the Year with Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2018. He became the first Canadian men’s international to play on a side that won the Champions League and was awarded the Bundesliga Rookie of the Season in 2019–20. He shared the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s athlete of the year in 2020 with football star Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. He also won the Lionel Conacher Award as Canada’s best male athlete that year.
Alphonso Davies Early Life and Family
Alphonso Davies was born in a refugee camp called Buduburam close to Accra, Ghana. More than 12,000 refugees from Liberia’s First and Second Liberian Civil Wars settled there. Debeah and Victoria Davies, the mother, and father of Alphonso Davies, were residents of Monrovia, Liberia, until the Second Liberian Civil War forced them to flee with their seven children (1999–2003).
Alphonso Davies moved to Canada with his family when he was five years old. Before relocating to Edmonton, Alberta, they lived in Windsor, Ontario. Davies attended Mother Theresa Catholic School and St. Nicholas Catholic Junior High there. In the Free Footie Programme, an after-school program for lower-income inner-city children, Davies began participating in organized soccer. After that, he briefly played for Nicholas Academy, Edmonton Internationals, Edmonton Strikers, and FC Edmonton. In 2018, Davies told Global News, “That’s where I started playing soccer, that’s where I played, that’s where I went to school, and that’s where my family and friends reside.”
Alphonso Davies Career
In 2014, Davies made his youth program debut for Canada Soccer at the age of 13. In both 2016 and 2017, he received the Canada U17 Male Player of the Year award. After obtaining Canadian citizenship, Davies was qualified to play for the senior men’s Canadian national team. He was the youngest player to ever represent Team Canada when he took the field against Curaçao at age 16 in a friendly. Davies became the youngest goal scorer in CONCACAF Gold Cup history when he scored twice in Canada’s 4-2 victory against French Guiana in the tournament’s first game in 2017. He was also awarded the Young Player of the Tournament and took home the Golden Boot for the tournament’s best scorer. Both the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League will include Davies representing Canada. The Canadian men’s team defeated the US for the first time in 34 years in a CONCACAF Nations League match after Davies scored the first goal in a 2-0 victory.
Alphonso Davies Relationship
In the UCL match against Barcelona, Davies was exceptional. Now, Davies is a youthful, well-liked name in the football world. In addition to his talent, he is also well-known for his relationship with the stunning Jordyn Huitema. Football is one of their shared passions, along with many others. Both Davies and Jordyn are professional football players; Davies represents Bayern Munich, while Huitema represents PSG.
Alphonso Davies, a left defender for the Bavarian national team, is dating PSG football player Jordyn Huitema. For more than three years, she has seen the young Canadian sensation. Jordyn plays for PSG in France, while Davies for Bayern in Germany, thus they are now separated by distance. Huitema has attracted a lot of attention in women’s football, just like her lover. She has been showcasing her abilities to audiences throughout the world. Huitema has established herself as Canada’s top youth goal scorer.