Canadian star wants move to big league after the World Cup
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Jonathan David may have reached his ceiling in Ligue 1 and is looking to make a major breakthrough after Qatar.
The world Cup It is a place where players can showcase their talents and win huge moves for tournaments like Italian Serie AAnd the Premier Leagueand LaLiga. It will not be easy for Canada as it is in Group F with Belgium, Morocco and Croatia.
It will be the first in Canada world Cup Since Mexico 1986, in which they lost all three matches and did not score a single goal. Lille’s Jonathan David hopes to divert these fortunes for her Canada.
Jonathan David has been with Lille for three seasons and has now scored 41 goals in 108 games. Prior to that, the 22-year-old was with Gent in Belgium and scored 37 goals in 83 matches. David hopes Qatar will be his next party and that he can move to the top flight.
Jonathan David and his desire to play in a bigger league
The Brooklyn, New York-born striker moved to Canada at the age of six and became a young football player. David has 22 goals in 34 games for The Canucks and in that short time he is the second highest scorer in Canadian history.
David spoke to Sky Sports and said, “I always watched European football on TV. So, that was always the goal for me. For me, I just wanted to go to Europe… The next step is always growing, having bigger ambition, bigger club. Every player wants to play for a huge club. In his life. I think if I had the opportunity to do it, I would definitely make it.”
When compared to where he would like to go next in the Premier League or La Liga, David said, “They are two different leagues. But I think I can adapt to both for sure… I think with the experience I had here in France you would help me a lot if I need to adapt to somewhere else a lot faster. I think both leagues suit me.”
David won two championships in Lille and is teammate of USMNT winger Tim Weah, who was also born in New York.