Players react to their selection to Canada's World Cup roster

A look at the social media reaction from some of the players named to Canada's World Cup squad Sunday:

"A kid born in a refugee camp wasn’t supposed to make it! But here we are GOING TO THE WORLD CUP. Don’t let no one tell you that your dreams are unrealistic. KEEP DREAMING, KEEP ACHIEVING!" — Alphonso Davies.

"Never let someone tell you that you can't do something … Honoured to be representing Canada at the 2022 FIFA World Cup." — Tajon Buchanan.

"Never stop dreaming. Never stop believing. Blessed to be selected to represent Canada at the World Cup!" — Jonathan Osorio.

"Mom and Dad, your son is officially going to the World Cup." — Kamal Miller.

"Never stop dreaming! World Cup loading .." — Richie Laryea.

"Everything I’ve ever dreamed of and more. Let’s do this Canada." — Alistair Johnston.

"Years of early mornings and sleepless nights to be here. Honoured to represent my country at the World Cup." — Liam Fraser.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 13, 2022

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