“It’s the most we can do as a national team. Three podiums in a row. We’ve inspired a lot of kids,” Christine Sinclair told me. On changing the colour of the medal. Never quitting. And Canada becoming women’s Olympic soccer champions.
All those goals. All those games. Finally winning a gold medal when the world was watching. Christine Sinclair’s legacy should be defined by inspiring a nation and women across Canada to play soccer. And showing up when many weren’t watching.
Canada have written their names in Olympic women’s soccer history by earning their first gold medal ever!
What people are saying?
Karin Larsen I wrote a little story about Julia Grosso when she was picked for the Olympic team. Good East Van girl, I hope they are celebrating on Commercial Drive.
Molly Hudson Christine Sinclair says she hopes Canada will step up and make a professional domestic league off the back of this Olympic success.