Born in the year 2000, Canadian soccer phenom Alphonso Davies is a professional footballer who has made waves on the Canadian football scene in recent years. Alphonso Davies was only five years old when he and his family moved to Windsor, in 2006. They then moved from Windsor to Edmonton a few months later in 2006. Alphonso was only 13 years old when he made his debut in the Canadian youth program in 2014 at a talent camp. At the age of 16, on the 6th of June 2017, he became a Canadian citizen. Alphonso loves listening to Lionel Messi, and he is also a fan of the Golden State Warriors.

Alphonso Davies currently plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC – an MLS soccer league club. He has made history for being the first player born in the 2000s to ever play in the Major League Soccer league. Alphonso Davies is also the youngest player to ever play for the Canadian men’s national soccer team as per June 2017.

Right from his debut on the professional football scene, Alphonso Davies proved to the word that he is a world-class soccer player. He scored two goals in a 2017 CONCACAF (The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) Gold Cup match against French Guiana. This made him the youngest player to ever score for his national team, and also the youngest to ever secure a goal at the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The youngster managed to score a total of three goals in the tournament – an achievement that most other players of his age can only dream of achieving. He achieved all this despite the fact that he is barely old enough to drive.

Because of his extraordinary success, Alphonso’s presence in any game greatly influenced how people were going to bet on the game. For the most part, those who placed bets in favour of Alphonso Davies’ side were not disappointed, so many gamblers have made a killing on account of this youngster.

By Artus