Canada is the most-improved team on the planet over the past 12 months

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Oct 15, 2019; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Canada midfielder Alphonso Davies (12) stands with the player escorts during the national anthems before a CONCACAF Nations League soccer match against the USA at BMO Field. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

The Canada men’s soccer team is the best in its history. Currently leading the CONCACAF world cup qualifiers, Canada is one step closer to the World Cup in Qatar. However, Canada is up against the United States on January 30th, and they are also fighting for a spot in Qatar. This is a challenge that they haven’t competed in since 1986. This game will prove whether or not Canada is the most improved team and if they’re ready for the World Cup. Canadian soccer analyst Oliver Platt speaks out on Twitter about Canada’s rise to the top.

“Let this one sink in: Canada earned more FIFA Ranking points than any other menís national team in the world in 2021. Their 130.32 points and rise from 78th to 40th makes them the most-improved team on the planet over the past 12 months.”

Oliver Platt

Canada has some bright stars on their team who are conquering Europe. Alphonso Davies is the starting left-back for Bayern Munich, and they are huge favorites to win the Champions League. Jonathan David is the current striker for French side Lille and leads the French league with the most goals. As a result, Canada has accomplished things that nobody has seen coming.

Canada is dominating CONCACAF qualifiers right now. Each team in the North American qualifiers still has to play six more games. The battle for a spot in Qatar is very close. The most challenging teams Canada has to face are the USA, Costa Rica, and Panama. A win against the United States of America will increase their chances for a spot at the World Cup.

Canada beat North American powerhouse Mexico 2-1, so it is inevitable that Canada can compete internationally. If Canada can beat the USA in January, international teams will start looking at Canada as a threat.

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