Has any Canadian ever had a better season than Alphonso Davies did in 2019-20? Canada's wonderkid completed a storybook campaign last weekend, winning the DFB-Pokal to capture the German double with Bayern Munich. Since emerging as a starting left fullback with the Bavarian giants, Davies has become one of the hottest young players in the world. Incredible performances against Chelsea, Schalke, and most recently, Eintracht Frankfurt has put Davies, and Canada, on the footballing map. The 19-year-old native of Edmonton has enjoyed one of the best club seasons by a Canadian on record (don't forget about his Bundesliga rookie of the year award). But how does his breakout run compare to fellow countrymen, past and present? CanPL.ca decided to take a look. Of course, a few other players could have made this list: Milan Borjan's undefeated Serbian league season (and Champions League win over Liverpool) from 2018-19 with Red Star Belgrade, and Julian De Guzman's heroic 2007–2008 campaign with Deportivo La Coruña come to mind. But, we've narrowed it down to just a few contenders. Here are four other great European seasons completed by Canadian players.
Atiba Hutchinson – 2016-17 (Besiktas)

One of the greatest Canadian players of all time, Atiba Hutchinson has enjoyed great success playing in Europe, but we thought the 2016-17 season with Besiktas was the pick of the lot. The then 34-year-old made a staggering 41 appearances to help the Turkish giants to a league title, get to within a point from advancing the Champions League knockout rounds, and reach the quarter-finals of the Europa League. He played in all but one of the club's 12 European ties – they only lost once. The following season saw Besiktas reach the Champions League knockout rounds. There's also 2009-10 with FC Copenhagen when he captured Danish player of the year honours en route to winning a league championship and a Round-of-32 un in the Europa League.
Paul Stalteri – 2003/04 season (Werder Bremen)

Paul Stalteri's greatest European season – and greatest threat to Davies' 2019-20 exploits – came in 2003-04 with Werder Bremen. Featuring 43 times in Bremen's once-in-a-lifetime lineup, Stalteri won the German double and captured Canadian Player of the Year honours. Stalteri played a bigger role in Bremen's double-winning season than Davies, though he wasn't expected to contribute as much offensively at the time, partly because of Ailton. Wow, remember Ailton?
Tomasz Radzinski – 2000/01 season (Anderlecht)

An underrated choice. Radzinski scored 28 goals for Anderlecht in 2000-01, enough to win the Belgian scoring title, and he bagged another five in the Champions League. Radzinski scored twice in a win over Manchester United, a result that helped his side top the group. Anderlecht made the second group-stage phase before losing out to Leeds United and Real Madrid for a knockout round berth. It's one of the greatest seasons for a Belgian side ever – and Radzinski was their greatest asset. He would move on to Everton for 4.5 million pounds that off-season – the highest transfer fee paid for a Canadian player at the time.
Jonathan David – 2019/20 season (Gent)

Canada's other golden boy, Jonathan David's most-recent campaign is one of the greatest a Canadian has ever had in Europe. Joint-top goal scorer in the Belgian League (18), David helped Gent to a second-place finish and an impressive run in the Europa League. He scored five goals in Europa League action, including in the second leg of their Round-of-32 series against AS Roma. Despite his blistering goalscoring exploits, David's season falls short of his fellow Canadian wonderkid; Champions League over Europa League, Bundesliga over Belgium, etc. But, unlike other names on this list, the 20-year-old David has many more great seasons ahead of him. Perhaps he can match Davies' historic career-year soon?

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