Davies - celebration - smile

Alphonso Davies is not only the first ever player from the
Vancouver Whitecaps FC BMO Academy System
and Canadian men’s national team to win the UEFA Champions League, but also one of the youngest ever starters to do so.
He joins an elite list. Unofficially, Davies is the ninth youngest starting player ever to win the UEFA Champions League.
The following players were younger when they started and won the UEFA Champions League final:

  1. António Simões (Portugal) – Benfica (1962) – 18y, 4m, 18d
  2. Brian Kidd (England) – Manchester United (1968) – 19y, 0m, 0d
  3. Iker Casillas (Spain) – Real Madrid (2000) – 19y, 0m, 4d
  4. Clarence Seedorf (Netherlands) – Ajax (1995) – 19y, 1m, 21d
  5. Carlos Alberto (Brazil) – FC Porto (2004) – 19y, 5m, 15d
  6. Edward Linskens (Netherlands) – PSV Eindhoven (1988) – 19y, 6m, 19d
  7. Johan Neeskens (Netherlands) – Ajax (1971) – 19y, 8m, 18d
  8. Gianni Rivera (Italy) – AC Milan (1963) – 19y, 9m, 4d
  9. Alphonso Davies (Canada) – Bayern Munich (2020) – 19y, 9m, 21d
  10. Gianfranco Bredin (Italy) – Internazionale (1965) – 19y, 10m, 3d


Sources:
UEFA.com – Champions League final records and statistics
Sporcle.com – Youngest & Oldest players in Champions League/European Cup Final winner’s XI

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