Christine Sinclair Margaret Sinclair OC (conceived June 12, 1983) is a Canadian expert soccer player and skipper of both the Portland Thorns FC in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the Canadian public group. She recently played for FC Gold Pride and Western New York Flash in the Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). A CONCACAF champion, double cross Olympic bronze medalist and 14-time victor of the Canada Soccer Player of the Year grant, Sinclair is the world’s unequaled chief for worldwide objectives scored for men or ladies with 186 objectives, and is the most-covered dynamic global footballer with 296 covers. She is additionally the second footballer of one or the other sex to score at five World Cup versions, gone before by Marta.
Christine Sinclair in National Team
Having played more than 20 seasons with the senior public group, Sinclair has played in five FIFA Women’s World Cups (USA 2003, China 2007, Germany 2011, Canada 2015, France 2019) and 3 Football Olympic Tournaments (Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016). She has been shortlisted for FIFA World Player of the Year multiple times, in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2016.
Christine Sinclair Title
Sinclair has won titles with three expert groups: the 2010 WPS Championship with FC Gold Pride, the 2011 WPS Championship with Western New York Flash, and the 2013 and 2017 NWSL Championships with Portland Thorns FC. She won the public university Division I title twice, in 2002 and 2005, with the University of Portland. In 2012, she won the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s competitor of the year, and the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canada’s female competitor of the year.
In September 2013, Sinclair was drafted into Canada’s Walk of Fame and in June 2017, she was selected an Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston.
Sinclair played for Canada’s under-18 public group prior to making her introduction for the senior group at age 16 at the 2000 Algarve Cup where she was the competition’s leading scorer with three goals. She scored seven objectives for Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup, tying her for the competition lead with colleague Charmaine Hooper and USA’s Tiffeny Milbrett, an individual Portland alumna.
That very year, she addressed Canada at the debut FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship. Her unprecedented ten objectives in the competition helped lead Canada to a runner up finish and acquired her both the Golden Boot as driving scorer and Golden Ball as competition MVP. As of January 2020, she is the world’s unequaled driving global objective scorer in the wake of scoring a brace against Saint Kitts and Nevis in a CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying match.
2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup:
At the 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup , Sinclair scored three goals for Canada thanks to a surprising fourth-place finish, their best therein competition so far . During the team’s first group stage match against Germany, she scored the primary goal of the match within the fourth minute. Germany scored four goals to defeat Canada 4–1.
Canada faced China in the quarterfinal match on October 2 in Portland, Oregon and won 1–0 with the lone goal scored by Charmaine Hooper within the seventh minute. Having remained winless in previous World Cup tournaments, Canada’s advancement to the semi-final was a historic change for the team. Canada was defeated by Sweden within the semi-final match 2–1 and faced the US within the third-place match where they were defeated 3–1 and finished fourth at the tournament. Sinclair scored Canada’s goal within the 38th minute.
2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 100th Cap:
At the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup in China, the team faced Norway and were defeated 2–1. Sinclair scored a brace within the team’s next group stage match against Ghana helping Canada win 4–0. She scored a goal within the team’s final group stage match against Australia that resulted during a 2–2 draw. Canada finished third in their group and didn’t advance to the knockout stage of the tournament.
Sinclair made her 100th appearance on August 30, 2007, during a 0–0 friendly against Japan. On November 8, 2010, Sinclair scored the game-winning goal against Mexico within the final of the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup.
Christine Sinclair 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup:
During Canada’s campaign at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup , Sinclair scored the team’s only goal at the tournament within the 82nd minute in their first group stage match against Germany. Canada was defeated altogether in three of their group stage matches against Germany, France, and Nigeria and didn’t advance to the knockout stage.
Christine Sinclair 2012 London Olympics:
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sinclair broke the record of most goals scored within the Olympics for women’s soccer, claiming the golden boot of the competition from two goals against South Africa , one against Great Britain, and three against the US . She scored a hat-trick during a 4–3 overtime loss within the semi-final match against the American squad. Canada was unhappy with the performance of referee Christina Pedersen, who made a series of controversial decisions in favour of the Americans. Sinclair was ultimately fined a reported $3,500 and banned four matches for post match comments, which accused Pedersen of bias and deciding the results of the match before it had begun .
Sinclair subsequently finished the tournament as top scorer with six goals and led the Canadian women’s national soccer team to a trophy with a 1–0 win against France on August 9, 2012. Her remarkable effort as team captain and her performance within the semi-final earned her the honour of Canada’s flag bearer within the closing ceremony, also because of the Queen Elizabeth jubilee Medal.
Sinclair made her 200th appearance on December 12, 2013, scoring her 147th international goal during a 2–0 conversion of Scotland at the 2013 Torneio Internacional Cidade de Sao Paulo .
2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup:
At the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup hosted by Canada, Sinclair scored the team’s only goal of the primary group stage match against China, a 1–0 win, during a penalty kick awarded within the second minute of second-half stoppage time. Sinclair scored within the 42nd minute during a losing effort against England in the quarter-final. Canada lost the match 2–1.
2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup:
At the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup hosted by France, Sinclair scored one goal against Netherlands , which is her tenth goal in five different World Cup editions, an achievement only accomplished by Brazilian Marta. However, Canada went to the round of 16, after losing 0–1 against Sweden.
TV and film:
Sinclair was the focal point of a computerized short narrative entitled The Captain in 2012. She was included in a scene of The Difference Makers with Rick Hansen that very year. In May 2015, she was included in the TSN narrative, RISE, alongside the remainder of the Canadian public group. She featured in a public TV ad for Coca-Cola throughout the late spring of 2015.
Sinclair was highlighted on the front of the June 2013 issue of The Walrus. She was included in Sportsnet Magazine in the version dated June 8, 2015. She was included on the fronts of Ottawa Life Magazine (May/June 2015), FACES Magazine (December 2015), and Canadian Business (August 2016).
Sinclair was highlighted on the Canadian variant of EA Sports’ FIFA 16 (2016) computer game. Alongside Portland Thorns FC colleagues Alex Morgan and Steph Catley, Sinclair was one of the primary ladies to show up on the front of any EA Sports game. In July 2017, Sinclair cooperated with A&W and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada on a cross country mindfulness crusade for various sclerosis.
Christine Sinclair’s Net Worth:
Christine Sinclair is a Soccer Player, who has a total assets of $1.5 Million – $5.5 Million at 37 years old. Christine Sinclair’s pay source is for the most part from being a fruitful Soccer Player. She is from Canada.