Patrice Bernier will be honored by CF Montreal

Patrice Bernier will be honored by CF Montreal


Patrice Bernier, inducted into the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame in June, will be honored again on August 20, this time by his former club, CF Montreal.

< p>Whoever was the captain of the Belle Province organization will be honored during a game against the New England Revolution at Saputo Stadium. The Massachusetts club is the last team that Bernier faced in his career, on October 22, 2017, where he scored his 20th and last goal in the regular season for the Montreal team.

“I have known Patrice for more than 25 years and I have been privileged to play with him at the amateur, university, professional level with the Impact and on the national team,” said CF Montreal President and CEO Gabriel Gervais. . He has given a lot for soccer and the community, both provincially and nationally. He fully deserves this honor. I am proud that one of our own, a former captain who marked the history of the Club, has been added to the list of great immortalized in the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame.”

CF member Montreal (formerly the Impact) when the team made the jump to Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2012, Bernier had concluded that first campaign as the team's top scorer, with nine goals. He finished his career in the Garber circuit with 159 games played in total, including eight in the playoffs, with a collection of 15 goals and 28 assists. He was awarded the captain's armband in 2014, a title he wore until his retirement.

In addition, Bernier contributed to his team's success in the CONCACAF Champions League , helping the Montreal club reach the final in 2015.

In addition to being inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame, the now 42-year-old was also inducted into the Hall of Fame. of the fame of Quebec soccer in 2017. He now holds the position of analyst of CF Montreal matches on the TVA Sports channel.