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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.

by VICE Sports
Oct 17 2017, 3:00pm

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.

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