Alphonso Davies made his Bundesliga debut for Bayern Munich on Matchday 19 - © imago/Philippe Ruiz
Alphonso Davies made his Bundesliga debut for Bayern Munich on Matchday 19 - © imago/Philippe Ruiz
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Alphonso Davies makes Bundesliga debut for Bayern Munich

Canadian prodigy Alphonso Davies made his Bundesliga debut for Bayern Munich on Matchday 19, coming on as a late substitute in his team's 4-1 win at home to VfB Stuttgart.

Davies joined up with Bayern in November after completing the Major League Soccer season with Vancouver Whitecaps, and has wasted little time impressing his new teammates, with Robert Lewandowski stating that he expected Davies to become "a great player".

Davies' first chance to prove his illustrious colleague correct came during the winter break, with Bayern starting the youngster for the Telekom Cup final clash with old rivals Gladbach. Davies began on the right flank, alongside the returning James Rodriguez and behind Lewandowski's understudy, Sandro Wagner.

"I'm living the dream, it makes me want to cry," said Davies, who Bayern chose as the first player to raise the Telekom Cup trophy aloft at the end of the game. "I want to learn and improve, and I'll continue to go into every game like it's my last."

Davies was an unused substitute in the Bayern squad against Hoffenheim on Matchday 18, but got his first taste of life in the Bundesliga on Matchday 19 after replacing Kingsley Coman in the 86th minute of the win over Stuttgart.

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