‘Made Us Proud’ – Canada PM Justin Trudeau Pens an Emotional Message to Alphonso Davies

Published 11/16/2021, 3:10 PM EST
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Courtesy of his talent, FC Bayern Munich star Alphonso Davies has enjoyed one of the quickest rises in football. The Canadian athlete just turned 21 on the 2nd of November and has already made an enormous difference in the Canadian soccer scene.

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Moreover, Davies continues to lead an immensely inspirational life. Recently, he met with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, ahead of Canada’s final round match against Mexico in the World Cup Qualifiers.

Alphonso Davies speaks on meeting the Canadian prime minister

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The FC Bayern star posted on Instagram, detailing his experience with Prime Minister Trudeau, and thanked him for his support.

It was a great honour and privilege to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today. Thank you for all that you do for our country and we appreciate all of your support. We will do our best to make the country proud and unite all Canadians tomorrow night through the beautiful game,” Davies wrote.

The Prime Minister too was quick to respond with a comment on the post, reiterating how Davies inspires people all over the world.

Thanks, Alphonso – but know that you have already made us proud. Whether it’s your talents on the field or through your work with refugees, you’re inspiring people all over. We’ll be rooting for you and the whole team tomorrow night,” Trudeau said.

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Davies and his career with the Canadian men’s national team.

Davies has been a mainstay in both the FC Bayern eleven and the Canadian national team for a long time now. His international debut for the senior side came in 2017 at the age of 16. Thus, he holds the record for being the youngest senior player in Canadian soccer history, along with being the youngest goalscorer in the history of the Gold Cup.

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His heroics with FC Bayern Munich have won him several laurels over recent seasons. However, nothing would mean more than guiding his team to Qatar next year. Will Canada make it to the FIFA World Cup 2022?

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Aniket Awasthi

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Aniket Awasthi is a soccer author at EssentiallySports. This STEM undergraduate combines an insatiable urge to write with his admiration for soccer to enhance his journalism. He lists charismatic names like Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford as his favorite players, but he is a great admirer of Karim Benzema too.

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