Sam Kerr : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Partner, Children and Career
Sam Kerr is an Australian football player who plays for Chelsea know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Partner, Children and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||10 September 1993|
|Place of Birth||Fremantle, Australia|
|Marital Status||In Relationship|
|Parents||Roger Kerr, Roxanne Kerr|
|Profession||Australian football player|
|Net Worth||$ 2 Million|
|Last Update||August 2021|
Sam Kerr is an Australian football player who plays for Chelsea in the English FA Women's Super League. She is the current captain of the Australia women's national soccer team (the Matildas). As of 2021, Kerr is the all-time leading scorer in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) in the United States and previously held the record in the Australian W-League.
On the world stage, she has been in the Australian squad since 2009 and competed at the 2011, 2015, and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cups as well as the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics.
Sam Kerr Family
Kerr was born in East Fremantle, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia on Australia's west coast. Her mother, Roxanne, comes from an athletic family: her father and uncles were professional footballers in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) and another uncle J. J. Miller was a champion jockey who won the Melbourne Cup in 1966 with Galilee.Sam's father, Roger Kerr, was born in Calcutta to an English father (a featherweight boxer) and an Indian mother who played basketball.
I started at 12. Before that it was all AFL. I hated soccer when I was kid. I never had a soccer ball around the house.Sam Kerr.Kerr played Australian rules football as a young child. Both her father and older brother, Daniel Kerr, were professional Australian rules footballers.She played the sport until switching to soccer at the age of 12 due in large part to gender restrictions.
Sam Kerr Partner
Sam Kerr, the star of the Australian women's soccer team, recently went 'Instagram official' about her romance with US soccer star Kristie Mewis through a post of them kissing on Sunday, August 8. The Matildas player, 27, shared a Polaroid photo of Mewis, 30, sitting on her lap as they shared a passionate kiss, tagging the latter in the caption and adding a red heart emoji.This comes after Kerr broke up with her long-term partner Nikki Stanton.
Sam Kerr Net Worth
Sam Kerr is an Australian football player who plays for Chelsea in the English FA Women's Super League who has an estimated Net Worth of $ 2.5 Million in 2021.
Kerr first started playing soccer as a junior at Western Knights in Mosman Park. After three years at the Western Knights, she trialled for the Western Australian State Team before moving to Perth Glory.
Kerr made her debut for Perth Glory at the age of 15 during the 2009 W-League season. She was voted Players' Player at the 2009 W-League Awards and awarded Goal of the Year for her long–range goal against Sydney FC in round 8.During the 2010–11 season, Kerr started in all 10 matches and scored three goals. She scored a brace in the first half of a match against Adelaide United on 14 January 2011 lifting Perth to a 2–1 victory.
In August 2014, Kerr returned to Perth Glory on a one-year deal as one of six national members to sign for Perth.She would open her account in Perth's second match against Adelaide United to give Perth the lead in the second half which they would win.The following match she scored a double in her team's 10–1 rout of Western Sydney Wanderers.After missing out in the next four games, Kerr would go and score eight goals in the final four games of the regular season which included a hat-trick against her former team in Sydney FC.
She continued her regular season form in the following season when she scored the winning goal in a 2–1 victory over Melbourne Victory in the opening round of the competition. That would be the only goal that she would score in the season with her leg giving way in a non-contact ankle injury which forced her out for the rest of the season.This wouldn't stop Perth from giving her a one-year contract extension before the start of that season.
In the 2016–17 W-League season she scored ten goals, led the team to the Grand Final, and earned the Julie Dolan Medal and the Penny Tanner Media MVP Award. In October 2018, she became the first marquee player of the W-League when she was reportedly offered 400,000 dollars contract to stay in Perth instead of going overseas where she was offered 100,000 less.
The marquee signing delivered in the 2018–19 W-League season, when she finished top of the goal scoring charts with 17 goals at above a goal a game. This included a hat-trick in the semi-final against Melbourne Victory which booked Perth's spot into the grand final.
2020 Olympic Games, Tokyo
At 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Australia was grouped with United States, Sweden and New Zealand. Kerr scored in the opening game, in which they beat New Zealand 2–1. In the second game against Sweden, Kerr scored a brace but missed a penalty and ended up losing 4–2.In the bronze medal match against the United States, she scored a goal in a 4–3 defeat, to become the all-time top scorer for the Matildas, surpassing Lisa De Vanna.