This EDMONTON athlete is in the 30th Anniversary NIKE campaign!

Alphonso Davies is a soccer play. A soccer player who just signed to play for FC Bayern Munich, one of the world’s elite soccer teams. Dreams do come true upon the stroke of midnight when he turns 18yrs old. 

Davies, came to Canada with his family at five years old. As Liberian refugees Davies was born in a Ghanaian refugee camp. Attending Mother Teresa Elementary in the Boyle Street neighbourhood of Edmonton’s inner city at 11yrs old. 

The message is inspiring to the masses. Nike using footage of Davies plating soccer with Colin Kaepernick narrating “If you’re born a refugee, don’t let it stop you from playing soccer for the national team at age 16,”. Referencing Davies being added to Canada’s national men’s team in 2017.

Edmonton REPRESENT! 

 

- Pam - 

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Video from HERE