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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Aussies Abroad: Two-goal Kerr hands Courage first NWSL defeat in 11 months
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Sam Kerr's trophy cabinet must be nearing maximum capacity after the Westfield Matildas striker cleaned up at Perth Glory's awards night. Kerr was voted Perth's Westfield W-League Player of the Year - the 'Most Glorious Player' - for a third straight season, and also secured t
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Don't miss out on the chance to vote for Westfield Matildas captain Sam Kerr for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award. Kerr, 25, was nominated last week to win the world-famous broadcaster's prestigious prize, now in its fifth year. The Australia and Perth Glor
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We're only two weeks into the 2019 National Women's Soccer League campaign and a few Westfield Matildas stars are already lighting up the competition. Sam Kerr continues to find the net for the Chicago Red Stars while Alanna Kennedy ? fresh from scoring the Goal of the Round i
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With the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) now in full swing there were plenty of Westfield Matildas in action over the Easter weekend. Sam Kerr was once again on the scoresheet for Chicago Red Stars as they played out a thrilling 4-4 draw with Portland Thorns. CONFIRME