Christine Sinclair

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  • Birth Name: Christine Margaret Sinclair
  • Birth Place: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Soccer player
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Fast Facts

  • Began playing soccer at age 4.
  • Led her high school to three league championships.
  • Won the prestigious Hermann Trophy in 2004 and 2005 as the top women's college soccer player; won the Honda-Broderick Cup in 2005-06 as the college female athlete of the year.
  • Participated in four World Cups (2003, 2007, 2011, 2015) and the 2008 and 2012 Olympics with the Canadian National Team; is Canada's all-time leading goal scorer and captain of the national team.
  • Broke her nose in the first game of the 2011 World Cup and continued the tournament wearing a fiberglass mask.
  • Was named Canadian Soccer Association Player of the Year 11 consecutive times (2004-14).
  • Was nominated by FIFA for World Player of the Year six times.
  • Inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2013.
  • Featured on a Canadian postage stamp in 2015, with teammate Kadeisha Buchanan, for the 2015 World Cup.
  • Received the Lou Marsh Award, given to Canada's top athlete, in 2012.
  • Featured with Lionel Messi on the cover of FIFA 16 video game in Canada.
  • Won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
  • Has a tattoo on her back of a maple leaf playing soccer.

Relationships

  • Sandra Sinclair — Mother
  • Michael Sinclair — Brother
  • Bill Sinclair — Father
  • Brian Gant — Uncle
  • Bruce Gant — Uncle

College

  • University of Portland, Portland, Oregon (2006)

Details

  • Birth Name: Christine Margaret Sinclair
  • Birth Place: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Soccer player

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