The Canadian men's national team achieved something they hadn't done in over 20 years Tuesday by dispatching Haiti and making the final round of 2022 World Cup qualifying live on OneSoccer. Goalkeeper Milan Borjan made his 52nd appearance for Canada in their second round, second leg triumph in Bridgeview, Illinois and wore the captain's armband. The 33-year-old was seen giving an impassioned speech to the team following the final whistle and the result that sets Canada up with matches against Mexico, the United States, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Jamacia, El Salvador, and Panama for a chance to make men's football's biggest stage.
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"It's a pleasure to represent this country, it's a pleasure to give back something to this country because this country has helped me and my family to come for a better life," Borjan said about his speech to his teammates after the final whistle. He added: "I said some bad words too." Borjan also spoke about the side's rise to the final Concacaf stage as they move on through the first and second stages of qualifying with seven straight wins and a 31-1 goal differential. "We shouldn't be scared of anyone. Teams should be scared of Canada now."