FIFA+ spotlights Jonathan David

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FIFA+ has featured Jonathan David among five top-level forwards set for their first men’s FIFA World Cup in November. The 22-year old Canadian striker was featured alongside 24-year old Lautaro Martinez of Argentina, 24-year old Christopher Nkunku of France, 23-year old Darwin Nunez of Uruguay, and 22-year old Dusan Vlahovic of Serbia.

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Jonathan David

22 years old
32 appearances | 21 goals
Footballing idols: Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho Canada’s
Group F opponents: Belgium, Croatia, Morocco

Something has ‘The Iceman’ losing his habitual cool. “I just can’t wait for the World Cup,” he said. “I want it already.” David performed a fundamental function as Lille registered one of the most stunning league-title triumphs in modern history in 2020/21, and he followed it up with another fine season for Les Dogues. He was also instrumental in Canada conquering Concacaf’s Octagonal and reaching a first World Cup in 36 years. Toby Alderweireld, Duje Caleta-Car and Nayef Aguerd and the other defenders in the pool must prepare for a rapid, skilful player who is slippery to bodyguard.

Quote : “I want to help change the game of soccer for Canadians. The World Cup is an amazing opportunity for us to do that.”

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