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After being offered a scholarship at Clemson University in South Carolina, Paul left Canada to pursue his soccer career.  Paul played one year for the soccer program at Clemson while maintaining a full academic schedule as well.  He decided not to return to Clemson for a second year, and opted to stay in Toronto.  He signed a three year deal with the Toronto Lynx, and enrolled at York Univeristy. 

 

 

He played one season with the Toronto Lynx and was seen by a scout from Werder Bremen.  He was bought by Werder Bremen from the Toronto Lynx in November 1997.  He played with the clubs reserves from 1997 until 2000.  In August 2000 Paul made his debut with the Bundesliga team in the first game of the season against Cottbus.  Playing against Canadian team mate Kevin McKenna, both were the first Canadians to ever see action in the top German league.  Paul went on to score in this game, making him the first ever Canadian to score in the Bundesliga.  His success continued on in the Bundesliga when Werder Bremen was crowned Bundesliga Champions and German Cup winners in 2003/2004.  He is the only Canadian international to ever win the Bundesliga title.  To win the double, both the league title and the cup in that history making season makes that feat all the more impressive.

He remained in Bremen for one more season and played his first Champions League game in September 2004 against Inter Milan.  At the end of the 2004/2005 season he made the decision to leave the Bundesliga and signed a four year contract with Tottenham Hotspur FC of the English Premiership.  

 

On a more personal level, Paul enjoys playing golf, reading and watching movies.  He and his wife Christina have two children together Izabella and Leandro.   

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