While his stock continues to rise in Europe, Davies is already a huge star in Canada. He was one of the faces of the country’s successful bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup and will likely be its biggest star when the tournament kicks off in six years.

Making the pitch.
Making the pitch.
Image: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko

His rapid rise is also translating into a boon for the local Canadian soccer economy, driving interest in Canadian soccer among the world’s biggest clubs looking for the next star. It has also earned Vancouver Whitecaps, his former club, an additional windfall as they will reportedly receive $590,000 as a bonus for Davies helping Bayern Munich to victory in the Champions League.

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