Canadian player from League Night 1 The Frenchman, Jonathan David, made history this fourth day of the UEFA Champions League, becoming the fourth player from Canada to score in this European tournament.
David was present in his team’s victory on this day 4 against Seville With a score of 2-1, they put one foot out of the competition against a Spanish team that was unable to impose its authority as it did in the Europa League.
The Canadian joins a select list of Canadian players who have signed up for this European exhibition. The first Canadian to score in the Champions League was Thomas Radzinski, who scored five goals in 2000 for Royal Sporting de Anderlecht in Belgium.
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Atiba Hutchinson He was the second Canadian player to score a goal in this European Championship. The midfielder scored a goal in FC Copenhagen’s 3-1 win over Celtic in 2006.
For his part, the third to score a maple leaf was a striker Besiktas, Kyle Larrain, who became the third round of the current group stage to score a goal in the UEFA Champions League.
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The Canadian Legion is growing strong on the Old Continent and they have been presenting themselves as inspirational players for two years, driving the breed out of the CONCACAF region.