January 3, 2024 – Brampton’s very own Tajon Buchanan, the versatile Canadian soccer player, has secured a move to Serie A giants Inter Milan. The 24-year-old, who has played with the Canada national team and is known for his technical prowess, is set to join the Italian club from Club Brugge in a deal worth €7 million, plus add-ons.

Buchanan, born on February 8, 1999, in Brampton, Ontario, first kicked a soccer ball with Brampton Youth at the age of eight. His journey from the local fields to signing with Inter Milan is a testament to his dedication and skill.

The Canadian winger’s rise to prominence includes stints with New England Revolution in the MLS and a noteworthy period with Belgian champions Club Brugge, all the way to Canada’s Internation Team. Now, Inter Milan has come calling, seeking Buchanan’s talents to bolster their squad following an injury setback to Juan Cuadrado.

Buchanan in the Canadian jersey for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Inter’s urgency in securing Buchanan’s signature is evident, with the player expected to undergo a medical this week in Milan. The deal, confirmed by transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, includes a fixed fee of €7 million, along with additional performance-based add-ons.

Despite being away from his hometown, Buchanan has not forgotten his roots. Having played for Brampton Youth and winning the 2014 IMG Cup with the Mississauga Falcons, his journey reflects the potential within local soccer communities.

Buchanan’s impactful performances extend beyond the club level to the international stage. With 35 caps for the Canadian national team, he earned acclaim during the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, where he received the Best Young Player Award.

As he prepares to join Inter Milan, Buchanan’s success story resonates not only with soccer enthusiasts but also with the proud residents of Brampton. His journey from local pitches to Serie A is an inspiration for aspiring young players, proving that dreams can become reality with talent, dedication, and a bit of hometown pride.

View highlights of Buchanan’s Career below from WorldOfFootballHD: