Australia International Samantha Kerr leads the goal scoring chat for two different leagues.Nevermind the beauty on her face, this lady is an absolute monster in the women’s game. Born on September 10th 1993, Kerr has grown up to be the “Empress” of the Australian team nicknamed the (Matildas).

The third place BBC WFOTY; women’s player of the year is the leading goal scorer in the NWSL(U.S.A) with 55 goals, and also the all-time leading goal scorer in the W-LEAGUE(Australia) with 64 goals.

The 24-year-old plays for Chicago Red Stars, Perth Glory and the Australian national side. She started the game aged 12, and has played for 6 clubs. In 2017, she was handed the Julie Dolan medal as the best player in Australia. She was named International player of the year by the Football Media Association (FMA) in 2013/14.

The young Australian player of the year 2018 powered Australia to an unprecedented Tournament of Nations, constantly piercing and was a handful as she scored a spicy hat trick to beat Japan for the silver wear.

Kerr has proven over time to be a tricky customer, and she has sent warning signals to those who have given the “Matildas” no chance of sailing through from their world cup group,

Group C

Italy
Brazil
Australia
Jamaica

The under-dog tag is welcomed by Sam Kerr and her team mates, as they look to embrace the challenge and give the supposed favourites a good run for their money when the world begins in France in June.

Giovanni Wanneh