Alphonso Davies

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Buduburam, Ghana
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Buduburam, Ghana

Alphonso Davies is a well-known professional Canadian football player. Alphonso Davies plays from a left-back or winger position for the Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Canada national team.

Early Life

Alphonso Davies came to the world on the 2nd of November 2000, in Buduburam, a refugee camp in Ghana. His birth name is Alphonso Boyle Davies and has the zodiac sign of Scorpio.

He belongs to the African ethnicity while he is a citizen of Canada. As of 2022, he is 22 years old and has his belief in Christianity. He was born to Liberian parents; Debeah Davies (father) and Victoria Davies (mother).

Moreover, he has two siblings whose names are Ruth (sister) and a younger brother whose name is unknown.  During the Second Liberian Civil War, his parent went to Canada for a safer environment.

The boy was just five years old when the family migrated to Windsor, Canada. However, Alphonso didn’t receive Canadian citizenship right away. After 12 long years, he was granted citizenship in Canada on the 6th of June 2017.

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Caption: Alphonso Davies with his family (Source: GH Gossip)

Talking about his academic qualification, he attended St Nicholas Catholic Junior High in the Edmonton Catholic School District.

Professional Career

Club Career

Whitecaps FC 2

Talking about his professional football career, Alphonso Davies began his youth career by joining Whitecaps FC Residency in 2015. On the 23rd of February 2016, he joined the club Whitecaps FC 2 in the United Soccer League after playing for Whitecaps FC.

Davies also became the first youngest player to sign in USL. In April 2016, he made his professional debut for Whitecaps FC 2 at the age of 15 years, 5 months

He made his debut goal for the club on the 15th of May 2016 and making him the youngest goal scorer in USL history at 15 years, 6 months, a record held by Davies until 2020. During the 2016 season, he scored two goals in 11 games.

Vancouver Whitecaps

Later, he signed a contract with the Vancouver Whitecaps through 2018, with options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons on the 15th of July 2016. On the 16th of July 2016, he made his MLS debut, becoming the second youngest player to play in MLS, behind Freddy Adu. He scored his first goal in MLS and assisted on a Kei Kamara goal against the Montreal Impact in the 2018 season opener.

Bayern Munich

He signed a contract with Bundesliga club Bayern Munich for a transfer fee of $22 million (€19 million) in January 2019. Making a then-record for MLS, later eclipsed by the transfer of Miguel Almirón to Newcastle United.

In the early days, he was just a reserve player for the first team. However, he made his first training session for the Bayern club against Borussia Monchengladbach in the Telekom Cup on January 12, 2019.

This player came on as a substitute for Kingsley Coman and made his first Bundesliga debut against VfB Stuttgart in a 3-1 win.

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Caption: Alphonso Davies dribbling the ball (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, he scored his first goal for the club on the 17th of March 2019 netting the final goal in a 6–0 rout of Mainz 05. Moreover, he is also the first Canadian international to score for Bayern.

Playing with the Bayern Munich Football club, he has won four Bundesliga, three DFL-Supercup, two DFB-Pokal, one UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Super Cup, and one FIFA Club World Cup.

He and Bayern agreed to extend the contract to 2025, two years onto his existing contract in April 2020. He tested positive for COVID-19 on the 5th of January 2022 and on January 14, it was revealed that he had developed mild myocarditis; he was unable to train with the rest of the Bayern team.

Later, he come back to the game after fully recovered. He sustained a cranial bruise while taking a foot to the face in the 45th minute in a challenge with Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham of a 2–2 away draw on the 8th of October 2022.

International Career

This player has represented his home country, Canada at several age levels U17, U20, and the senior level. In 2014, and 2015, he was called to numerous Canadian U15, U18, and U20 camps.

He was part of the Canada U20 squad for a friendly against England U20 in March 2016. When he was just 16 years old, he made his senior international team debut for Canada on 14 June 2017 in a 2-1 friendly win against Curaçao, making him the youngest player to play for the national team.

Similarly, he has represented Canada at 2017, 2019, and 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cups. He scored his debut international goal for Canada, scoring twice in a 4-2 win against French Guiana on the 8th of July 2017. Making him the youngest goalscorer in Gold Cup history.

He was a part of the Canadian team for the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Due to an ankle injury on the 9th of July of 2021, two days before Canada’s opening match at the tournament, that ruled him out of the competition.

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Caption: Alphonso Davies representing his country Canada in the 2022 World Cup (Source: Instagram)

He was called up to the Canadian team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November 2022. He missed the early penalty in Canada’s first match against Belgium on November 23, resulting  1-0 loss.

Moreover, he scored Canada’s first-ever goal at the FIFA World Cup in the match against Croatia; however, Croatia came back to win 4–1, eliminating Canada from the tournament after two matches.


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Caption: Alphonso Davies with his medal and trophy (Source: Instagram)

As a football player, he has won a number of awards and honors with his teams and also individually.

‘CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI: 2017,’ ‘CONCACAF Gold Cup Bright Future Award: 2017’, ‘CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Boot Award: 2017,’ ‘CONCACAF Men’s Player of the Year: 2021,’ ‘UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season runner-up: 2019–20,’ ‘FIFA FIFPro World11: 2020,’ ‘UEFA Team of the Year: 2020,’ ‘Lionel Conacher Award winner: 2020,’ and ‘Bundesliga Team of the Season:(2020–21), (2021–22)’ are some of his individual awards. 

Alphonso Davies – Net Worth 2023

As a professional footballer, he has earned a huge sum of money in his footballing career. As of 2022, his net worth estimates at around $6.2 million.

While he earns €1.2 million per year for playing as a left-back at Bayern Munich. Similarly, he has been sponsored by the sports goods manufacturer Nike.

Relationship Status

Regarding his personal life, Alphonso Davies seems to be single and unmarried. In past, he was in a relationship with fellow Canadian Jordyn Huitema, a forward for Paris Saint-Germain and the Canada women’s national team starting in September 2017.

Davis confirmed on his social media that he and Huitema have split up on the 22nd of May 2022. Moreover, this professional football player is mainly focused on his footballing career rather than being in a new relationship.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Alphonso Davies posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Relating his body stats, he stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 72 kg. Moreover, he has black hair with dark brown eyes color and has an athletic body type.

Alphonso Davies – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@alphonsodavies’ there are over 5.1 million followers. Similarly, there are over 514.4k followers on his Twitter page ‘@AlphonsoDavies’ and over 3.9 million followers on his Facebook page.