Davies and Messi Swap Jerseys After 3-Year Wait
Davies is a huge fan of the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner. In an interview with UEFA, Davies was asked if he watched the Champions League while growing up.
"I went to a football academy school, so every Wednesday or Tuesday, around 12:00 Edmonton time, we would watch it as a classroom," he said. "All of the footballers were in there, cheering on whoever they wanted to win."
"It was amazing, and now being able to play in the Champions League, against one of my favorite players in the world [Lionel Messi], it’s incredible. Honestly, I'm lost for words – a dream come true."
What's Next for Bayern and PSG (Paris Saint-Germain)?
During the match between Bayern and PSG, a goal from former PSG player Kingsley Coman handed Bayern Munich a crucial 1-0 win in Paris ahead of their Round of 16-second leg on March 6.
Following their match against PSG, Bayern will be playing against Borussia Mönchengladbach on February 17 for the Bundesliga. The Bundesliga is a professional association football league in Germany. Currently, the football club is first in the standings, with twelve wins out of twenty matches.
Meanwhile, the PSG will be facing the Lille Olympique Sporting Club (LOSC Lille) on February 19 for the Ligue 1. The Ligue 1 is a French professional league for men's association football clubs. PSG is first in the standings with seventeen wins from twenty-three matches.
Alphonso Davies' Achievements So Far
Davies is regarded as one of the best full-backs in the world due to his pace, dribbling, and creativity. During his career, Davies won the Champions League while playing for FC Bayern München in 2019/20. He also won the DFB-Pokal in 2019/20 and the Supercup in 2020, 2021, and 2022 with the football club. Aside from these achievements, Davies is one of the fastest soccer players in the world.