Alex Bunbury

18 June 1967
Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
Plaisance, GUY
186 cm
Where they grew up
Montréal, Québec, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
65 Appearances
58 Starts
15 Goals
6 Assists


Alex Bunbury

Alex Bunbury... soccer family (sons Teal and Mataeo)... he was 12 years old when he started playing soccer... growing up, favourites included Diego Maradona... his daughter Kylie Bunbury is an actress...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2006... honoured by the Québec Soccer Hall of Fame (Temple de la renommée du soccer québecoise) and the Hamilton Soccer Hall of Fame... a two-time Canada Soccer Player of the Year (1993 and 1995)...

represented Canada in three cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and two editions of the Concacaf Gold Cup... Canada’s top goalscorer across FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1992 and 1993 (six goals in 14 international matches)... Canada’s top goalscorer across FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1996 and 1997 (five goals in 16 international matches)... career 70 international appearances across 14 years from 1986 to 1999 with Canada Soccer's Men's National Team, including 65 international "A" appearances… when he left international football in 1999, he ranked sixth all-time with 60 international appearances... represented Canada at one FIFA youth tournament (U-19 at USSR 1985)...

club career in Canada, England, Portugal and USA, including appearances in UEFA Cup... a one-time MLS Cup winner (2000)... a one-time runner up in the Taça de Portugal (1995)... in Portugal, C.S. Marítimo’s top goalscorer in four-straight seasons from 1995-96 to 1998-99...

in 2012 as part of the Canadian Soccer Association’s Centennial Celebration, was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI men’s team...

said Bunbury in 1995 in Québec Soccer magazine, “I’m a playmaker. I love to get the ball, run at the defenders, and cross the ball” ("Je suis davantage un fabricant de jeu. J'aime aller chercher des ballons, foncer sur les défenseurs et faire des centres.")...

For Country

won a silver medal with Canada at the 1984 CONCACAF Youth Tournament in Trinidad & Tobago after a 1:2 loss to México in the final (Canada qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Soviet Union 1985)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Soviet Union 1985... he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada (24 August 1986)... represented Canada in 1988 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Italy 1990... represented Canada at the inaugural FIFA Futsal World Cup Netherlands 1989... represented Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1992-93 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1994 (Canada was eliminated in an inter-zone playoff against Australia)... he was the seventh footballer to make his 50th appearance for Canada (5 June 1996)... represented Canada at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1996-97 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for France 1998... played in a career-high 14 consecutive Canada matches from 1996 to 1997...

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