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The Youngest Player Starting in MLS: The 16 Project

Alphonso Davies has come a long way in a short time. Born at a refugee camp to parents fleeing civil war in Liberia, he walked onto the pitch in Vancouver 15 years later as the second youngest MLS player ever.

This 16-year-old phenom lives with a host family and still rides the subway to school, while starring for the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Canadian National Team. Presented by Michelin.