Former Bundesliga striker Rob Friend said of Alfonso Davies: “He is an icon”

Former Bundesliga striker Rob Friend said of Alfonso Davies: "He is an icon"

Former Bundesliga striker Rob Friend is excited about the performance of his Canadian compatriot Alfonso Davies. The Bayern defender is already an icon for the 41-year-old.

“Fonso has access to Prime Minister Trudeau and rapper Drake, he’s been more than a great athlete for a long time. Davis is an icon. And he keeps fans young and old alike with his positive nature,” Friend said in an interview. table football,

Above all, the recent successes of the national team will fuel a wave of football enthusiasm across the country. “Anyone who thinks Canada is just an ice hockey nation has been missed here for the past few years. World Cup qualification was one of the main themes everywhere, celebrated in thousands of major cities.”

Football is now the number three sport in Canada, after ice hockey and basketball. “We’ve had our Premier League since 2019, and it’s getting better and better. A lot of kids play football, also because ice hockey, for example, is too expensive. And now they finally have role models, this Incredibly important.” Players like Davis will have an incredible impact on him.

Friend has played 29 times for the Canadian national team. He got two hits there. In Germany, Borussia Mönchengladbach, 41, is known for her association with Hertha BSC, Eintracht Frankfurt and 1860 Munich.

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