May 14

Sinclair breaks goal record

first_imgThe attacker broke Abby Wambach’s record when she scored her 185th goal for Canada in the 23rd minute of an 11-0 win over Saint Kitts and Nevis in Olympic Games qualifying.Sinclair, 36, earlier opened the scoring with a seventh-minute penalty in her 290th international appearance.United States legend Wambach – who netted her 184th goal in 2015 – held the record for over six years after surpassing compatriot Mia Hamm’s 158 goals in June 2013.”I definitely feel a relief,” Sinclair, an international since 2000, told Canada Soccer.She made history tonight. Post-match comments from our Captain Christine Sinclair!#Sincy185 #CANWNT— Canada Soccer (@CanadaSoccerEN) January 30, 2020″Especially with the tournament we’re in right now, there’s some big things to focus on.”It’s nice to get it out of the way in the opening game so now we can focus on getting better, improving and qualifying for the Olympics.”Iran’s Ali Daei remains the highest scorer in men’s international football with 109 goals. Photo Getty Images Caption: Canada captain Christine Sinclairlast_img

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Copyright 2021. All rights reserved.

Posted May 14, 2020 by admin in category "pkjvwsqsi

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *