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Samantha May Kerr, often named Sam Kerr, is an accomplished Australian professional soccer player known for her exceptional skills and goal-scoring abilities.

Born on September 10, 1993, in East Fremantle, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, she has had a remarkable career at the club and international levels.

Date of Birth

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Family Her father, Roger Kerr, played Australian rules football, and her brother, Daniel Kerr, is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the West Coast Eagles in the AFL.

Family Life

Sam Kerr fell in love with soccer at the age of 12 when she watched her brother Daniel play for a local team.

Early Passion

Sam has a diverse background, with her father being of Indian descent and her mother having roots in England.

Multinational Heritage

Kerr made her senior international debut in 2009 at 15. She represented Australia in various tournaments, including the AFC Women's Asian and FIFA World Cup.

Debut and Early Career

Kerr made history by becoming the first Australian player to score a hat trick at a World Cup tournament.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

Kerr represented Australia in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where she played a crucial role in the team's performance, scoring goals and helping Australia secure a fourth-place finish.

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Kerr achieved a significant milestone by becoming the all-time leading goal scorer for the Matildas, surpassing Tim Cahill's record.

2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup

Kerr was named the captain of the Australian national team for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, held in Australia and New Zealand.

2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

Sam Kerr's awards include the Julie Dolan Medal, PFA Australian Women's Footballer of the Year, and ESPY honors for Best International Women's Soccer Player.

Awards and Recognitions

She has cited Brazilian legend Ronaldo Nazário as her all-time favorite soccer player.

All-Time Favorite Player

She is a dog lover and often posts pictures of her pet dogs on social media.

Puppy Love