Forward Sam Kerr
- Height 167cm
- Weight 55kg
- D.O.B. 10/9/93
Date of birth: 10 September 1993 (25 years old)
Debut: Friendly v Italy on 7 February 2009 in Canberra (5-1 loss)
Clubs played for: Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Western New York Flash (USA), Sky Blue FC (USA), Chicago Red Stars (USA)
Previous World Cups: 2011, 2015
Her 2019 so far:
Sam Kerr's star continues to rise, to the extent that she has joined world superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe in having a boot custom-made for her by sportswear giant Nike. Rarified company indeed.
Despite falling one hurdle short of silverware – her Perth Glory side losing 4-2 to Sydney FC in the Westfield W-League 2019 Grand Final – Kerr still netted 17 times and created a league-high 46 chances for the West Australian side across 13 matches.
Continuing to shine with Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL – she scored twice last weekend as Red Stars inflicted a first defeat in 11 months on North Carolina Courage – the striker has four goals in four matches for her country this year, taking her overall tally to 31.
World Cup 2019 (W)
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