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Official: Bayern sign Canadian youngster Alphonso Davies

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Fresh out of the Vancouver Whitecaps and at the tender age of 17, Alphonso Davies has officially become a new Bayern Munchen player for €13 million.

Just a few months back we saw how a young Canadian kid was part of Concacaf’s bid for the 2026 World Cup between the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Little did we know that a few weeks later he would become a new Bayern Munchen player at the early age of 17, Alphonso Davies signed his new contract with the German giants this Tuesday after Bayern paid €13 million to the MLS Vancouver Whitecaps.

The youngster will play with the German club for the next five seasons and will report to Niko Kovac immediately. During his presentation in Bayern’s Summer US tour, Davies spoke to the press about this new chapter of his young career and expects to succeed in the Bundesliga: “I’m very happy about my transfer to Bayern. As a kid, you dream about this moment and I’m happy it came through. Now it’s time to continue working, I have to give everything to make the most of this opportunity,” said Davies to the local press.

To those who don’t know this player, Alphonso Davies was born in Ghana but he grew up in Canada after his Liberian parents moved to the country when he was just five years old. The Canadian international started his career with the Whitecaps in the MLS at the age of 15 where he quickly rose through the ranks, Davies has already played six matches with Canada since he was first called to the major team back in 2017 and he has already scored three goals since then. Alphonso is a highly skilled winger with a bright future ahead, today he begins a new life in Germany playing for Bayern Munchen.