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Dec 14, 2016   |  2:26AM AET

W-LEAGUE: Meet Matildas star forward Sam Kerr

W-LEAGUE: Meet Matildas star forward Sam Kerr

Here are 23 things you may not know about our skipper.

1. Sam Kerr was born in East Fremantle on September 10th, 1993 and is 5″6.
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2. Kerr played in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) for Western New York Flash in 2013 and 2014. 

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3. Sam spent the last NWSL season with fellow Glory teammate Nikki Stanton at New Jersey-based side Sky Blue FC.

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4. Kerr has twice won the FFA Female U20 Footballer of the Year, in 2010 and 2014.

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5. Sam was named the Professional Footballers Association Footballer of the Year for 2012/2013.

Very cool to be voted by my team mates for this award –

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6. Kerr has a boxer named Billie, which has her own Instagram account: @billieboxer.

4 months old apparently for the both of us. #billie @billieboxer

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7. Sam has Matildas 46 caps, scoring eight times.

Gimme a hug, it’s game day! #oneteam @ausolympicteam

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8. Kerr scored the winning goal against Korea DPR, as the Matildas won their first ever Women’s Asian Cup in 2010.

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9. Kerr has played in the 2011 and 2015 World Cups, as well as the 2016 Olympic Games with the Matildas.

2011 FIFA World Cup ⚽️ 2015 FIFA World Cup ⚽️ 2016 Olympic Games ⚽️ ?????? #one team

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10. Sam loves a selfie.

Watching the Brazilian locals play some football ??

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11. Sam’s brother Daniel Kerr is a retired AFL Premiership player who played for the West Coast Eagles.

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12. Kerr, much like many of her teammates, loves the outdoors.

At the falls ??

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13. Sam is very passionate about her hometown club.

When your team mate seals it in the 88th minute ??

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14. Kerr is close friends with former Glory captain and newly awarded 2016 Asian Women’s Footballer of the Year, Caitlin Foord.

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15. Sam, alongside Glory teammate Sarah Carroll, made the ‘moon boot’ fashionable in 2014.

Boot life is better with a friend @sarahcarroll_ ?

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16. Kerr is a massive Manchester United fan.

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17. Sam is an expert on the go-kart track.

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18. Kerr, according to her teammates, is the funniest player at Perth Glory, with her one-liners always lightening the mood at training. 

? @caitlinfoord @alannakennedy @emmachecker @hayleyraso

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19. Sam loves street art.

Panda panda panda… ?

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20. Kerr collects sneakers.

Need a new anklet , #newshoes ��

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21. Sam is a big fan of the NBA.

Sorry @kingjames your spot is full at Nike HQ, #earnednotgiven #donthateme #k

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22. Kerr, along with four of her Matildas teammates, were the first ever female footballers to feature on the front cover of the world’s biggest football magazine FourFourTwo in 2011.

Kerr

23. Sam was a key member of the 2014 Perth Glory side that won the W-League Premiership.​Kerr Premiership