Alphonso Davies Biography
Alphonso Boyle Davies is a Canadian footballer who plays as a winger for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Canada national team. He was the first player born in the 2000s to play in a Major League Soccer match. tournament. He was born in a refugee camp in Buduburam, Ghana on November 02, 2000.
Alphonso Davies Profile
|Full Name:||Alphonso Boyle Davies|
|Date of Birth:||November 02, 2000|
|Place of Birth:||Buduburam (Ghana)|
|Position:||Left Winger, Left Midfielder|
|Current club:||Bayern Munich|
|Joined:||Jan 1, 2019|
Alphonso Davies Age
He was born in a refugee camp in Buduburam, Ghana on November 02, 2000. His parents lived there after fleeing their homeland during the Second Liberian Civil War. On June 6, 2017, he officially received Canadian citizenship, Davies is 18 years-old as of January 2019.
Alphonso Davies Contract
Alphonso Davies is currently under contract with German Bundesliga side Bayern Munich. He is signed to the club from January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2023. His transfer value is currently set at £9 million.
Alphonso Davies Club Career
* Youth Teams
Alphonso Davies came through the ranks of Edmonton Internationals, and Edmonton Strikers before joining the Whitecaps FC Residency in 2015.
* Vancouver Whitecaps
On July 15, 2016, Davies signed a first team contract with the Whitecaps making him the youngest active player in the MLS and the third youngest player to have signed an MLS contract. He made his debut on July 16, 2016, becoming the second youngest player to play in MLS, behind Freddy Adu.
In September 2016, He scored his first senior team goal against Sporting Kansas City. Davies was named the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Player of the Year on October 24, 2018 and also received the Whitecaps’ Goal of the Year award.
* Bayern Munich
On January 1, 2019, Davies joined Bayern from MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps FC on a five-year contract, breaking MLS’ transfer fee. Davies made his Bayern debut on 12 January against Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Telekom Cup championship finale. Bayern won the match on penalties following a full time goalless draw
Alphonso Davies International Career
Alphonso Davies is a Canadian international, who currently represents the the Canada national team . He has represented Canada at various youth levels from Under-16 to Under-20 level. He was named the Canada U17 Male Player of the Year for 2016 and 2017.
On June 6, 2017, Davies made his senior debut for Canada in a friendly against Curaçao at the age of 16, making him the youngest player to play for the national team. He was named in the final 23-man squad for the 2017 Gold Cup on June 27. Davies scored twice in the 4-2 defeat of French Guiana, Canada’s first match at the tournament. This feet makes him the youngest goalscorer in Gold Cup history. Davies went on to win the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer, the Young Player of the Tournament award, and was included in the tournament’s Best XI selection.
Alphonso Davies Honors, Award and Achievement
- Canada U-17
- Male Player of the Year: 2016, 2017
- CONCACAF Gold Cup Bright Future Award: 2017
- CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Boot Award: 2017
- CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI: 2017
- MLS All-Star: 2018
- Vancouver Whitecaps FC Player of the Year: 2018
- Vancouver Whitecaps FC Goal of the Year: 2018
- Canadian M
- en’s Player of the Year: 2018
Alphonso Davies FIFA 19 Ratings
Overall Rating: 72
Alphonso Davies Preferred Foot & Skill Moves
Preferred Foot: Left
Heading Accuracy 51
Short Passing 64
Free Kick Accuracy 44
Long Passing 51
Ball Control 73
Sprint Speed 93
Shot Power 71
Long Shots 63
Standing Tackle 61
Sliding Tackle 51
GK Diving 11
GK Handling 11
GK Kicking 6
GK Positioning 5
GK Reflexes 14
Alphonso Davies Traits: Speed Dribbler, Technical Dribbler, Flair, Backs into Player.
Alphonso Davies Overall Rating at Different Position
RF CF LF 70
RS ST LS 68
RCB CB LCB 62
RCM CM LCM 65
RDM CDM LDM 58
RAM CAM LAM 69
Source: Wikipedia, Bayern Munich, FIFA 19