Soccer: Alphonso Davies retains his crown at home


For the fourth time in five years, full-back Alphonso Davies was named Soccer Canada’s Player of the Year on Thursday.

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The Albertan obtained this distinction for the third consecutive time, having scored the first goal in the history of the country at the World Cup, during the second game of the maple leaf at the World Cup played in Qatar. He is also the only striker of the formation led by John Herdman to have played every minute of the competition.

In 2022, the 22-year-old athlete collected three goals in seven games on the international scene, being chosen player of the month in April, June and November by the Canadian federation.

Elsewhere in Europe, Davies helped Bayern Munich win the 2021-22 Bundesliga championship as well as the German Super Cup, while becoming the Canadians’ all-time leader in league appearances. UEFA Champions League. From January to December, he took part in 27 Bayern clashes.

On the women’s side, Jessie Fleming received the annual award the day before for the second year in a row.

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