Bayern Munich left-back, Alphonso Davies has shown his excitement over the club’s success in the Champions League.
The defender took to his Twitter page to express his relief at being the first Canadian to lift the trophy.
“Who would have guessed it a kid from Canada, Edmonton Alberta. Most people don’t even know where that. Where it snows I’m talking -40 weather, he’s now a champion league winner,” he tweeted.
Who would have guessed it a kid from Canada, Edmonton Alberta. Most people don’t even know where that. Where it snows I’m talking -40 weather, he’s now a champion league winner 😌💪🏾🙏🏾 #AD19⚡️— Alphonso Davies (@AlphonsoDavies) August 24, 2020
Coming from where that is relatively unknown to many, Davies also urged those aiming high to continue dreaming and focus on their goals.
This one for everyone who’s chasing a dream right now, take it from me don’t give up it may seem impossible now but just keep working on your kraft keep grinding 🙏🏾— Alphonso Davies (@AlphonsoDavies) August 24, 2020
Alphonso Davies pays tribute to Canada
The young full-back also paid tribute to his country following his European success with the Bavarians. The 19-year-old, who played another 90 minutes in the final against PSG never believed that he never would become the first Canadian to lift the trophy.
Davies had a breakout season, having only joined Bayern’s first-team in 2019 a year after moving to the club from MLS outfit Vancouver Whitecaps. He is already a regular for his country as well.
“I just want to say thank you guys for supporting me back home. This is for you guys.
“You know, who would have thought a guy from Canada playing at a club like Bayern Munich and winning the Champions League? I never could have guessed it.
“If someone told me this two years ago, I would’ve said you’re lying but I mean dreams do come true and I just want to say thank you, everyone, for supporting me back home.
“Feels good, feels like I’m on top of the world. You know moments like these you dream of as a kid and I honestly can’t believe it. As a footballer winning the Champions League is everything at club so you know I’m happy we can do it and I’m happy to be part of the squad that can do it as well,” he told BT Sport after the game.
Speaking on the season that saw Bayern clinched treble for the second time in seven years, the young lad described it as a good one.
“It’s been a good season, we didn’t start so well, but it’s how you finish and not how you start. Throughout the season we had to build team chemistry…and to win the treble is an amazing feeling.”
He also said that the goal scorer, Kingsley Coman is full of surprises because he rarely scores with his head.
“Kingsley, we knew he has pace, can play amazingly on his day and today he showed it. Every time one-on-one he went at the defender, did well and his goal, you don’t really see Kingsley scoring headers, but that just goes to show you that guy is full of surprises.”
Davies also lauded the manager Hansi Flick, who replaced Niko Kovac earlier in the season, saying he is loved by everyone around the club.
“Hansi Flick is a good guy all-round, everyone loves him, there’s not really many negatives things you can say about Hansi, Overall, he’s just a great general guy.”