Forward Hayley Raso
- Height 162cm
- D.O.B. 5/9/94
Date of birth: 5 September 1994 (24 years old)
Debut: Friendly v New Zealand on 24 June 2012 in Wollongong (1-1 draw)
Clubs played for: Canberra United, Brisbane Roar, Washington Spirit (USA), Melbourne Victory, Portland Thorns (USA)
Previous World Cups: 2015
Her 2019 so far:
Not even a broken back could stop Hayley Raso from earning the right to don the green and gold at the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™.
The pacy attacker returned to action in January to play four matches with Brisbane Roar, after sustaining the career-threatening injury in a collision while turning out for Portland in the NWSL in 2018.
Raso returned to the national team for February's Cup of Nations and promptly showed outstanding pace and balance as she scored the second goal in a 2-0 win over New Zealand, announcing to the country – and perhaps more importantly, to new head coach Ante Milicic – that she is well and truly back fit and firing.
World Cup 2019 (W)
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Westfield Matildas attacker Raso returns to Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar have locked-in a sixth Westfield Matilda for the 2019/20 Season after confirmation attacker Hayley Raso has re-signed with the club. Raso has agreed to a third straight season with her hometown club, having made 39 appearances and scored 12 goals in Roar colours.
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Three Westfield Matildas have America's top prize in their sights. But the margin for error grows slimmer by the week for Australian stars Hayley Raso, Ellie Carpenter and Caitlin Foord of Portland Thorns. Portland, fresh from their 3-0 triumph over Sam Kerr's Chicago Red S
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Portland Thorns' trio of Westfield Matildas have recorded a huge victory in the National Women's Soccer League. Portland ? who have Aussie stars Hayley Raso, Ellie Carpenter and Caitlin Foord in their ranks ? put in a sensational performance to beat Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Star
Aussies Abroad: Raso praises Thorns' high press, Catley’s Reign secure away point
Hayley Raso gave credit to her Portland Thorns teammates for their commitment to the high press approach which bore fruit on Sunday. Westfield Matilda Raso fired in her fourth National Women's Soccer League goal of the season to put the ladder-leaders a goal up against Washing
Aussies Abroad: Raso strikes as table-toppers Portland Thorns extend NWSL lead
Hayley Raso got the ball rolling as ladder-leaders Portland Thorns surged to a 3-1 win against Washington Spirit. Raso was one of five Westfield Matildas to feature in this National Women's Soccer League clash and the 24-year-old made her presence felt after only five minutes.
Aussies Abroad: Raso helps Portland soar clear in record-breaking NWSL classic
Westfield Matildas are reigning supreme in the National Women's Soccer League, with Hayley Raso, Ellie Carpenter and Caitlin Foord grabbing top spot on Monday morning. The three Australians were all involved as two own goals helped Portland Thorns beat North Carolina Courage 2
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