Lately, female football athletes are also grabbing the limelight they deserve. Amidst the list of the most popular female athletes, Australian association football player Sam Kerr is the one. Currently, Sam plays for the Australian women’s national soccer team and Perth Glory in the Australian W-League as a forward. In addition to that, she also plays for the Chicago Red Stars in the United States’ National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). She is the all-time leading scorer in the NWSL.
In 2008, Sam started her career in Perth Glory and went to Western New York Flash in 2013. In 2013, the Flash won the inaugural NWSL Shield with her help. Later, she received the honorary award of the Julie Dolan Medal for being the best player in Australia. On 25 January 2018, Sam was named the 2018 Young Australian of the Year.
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|Birth Name||Samantha May Kerr|
|Birthday||September 10, 1993|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Parents||Roger and Roxanne Kerr|
|Siblings||Brother: Daniel Kerr|
|Net Worth||$800 Thousand|
Who is Sam Kerr Partner?
Recently, Sam opened up about her relationship with Perth Glory and Chicago Red Stars teammate Nikki Stanton. It took the two plenty of time to make their long-term relationship official. The couple first met in 2014 while both of them were playing for New Jersey league team Sky Blue FC.
In a short film for Sam, sponsored by Nike, Sam spoke about her partner, Nikki. She said that the two came even closer after her career-threatening knee injury. Speaking of her partner’s support, Sam said:
‘She helped me a lot through my injury that may be why I feel so deeply connected to her because that was probably the worst time in my career. At the same I had one of the most exciting things building up in my life.’
As of now, Sam and her partner, Nikki, are still going stronger and better. Her partner, Nikki, often visits the Aussie camps, wearing an Aussie jersey and cheering on Sam.
Sam Kerr Salary & Net Worth
Sam is set to become the first Australian female soccer player to receive more than AUS $1 million in a year for being the face of Nike. According to a report, Nike will make her the main feature of its Australian marketing and advertising campaigns as part of its strategic push into women’s sport and the campaign of the women’s national team.
As the captain of the national team, Sam will reportedly front Nike’s billboard and TV campaigns. In addition to that, she receives marketing income and playing salary, which pushes her total earnings into almost around AUS $1 million.
Previously, Sam became the first female marquee player to sign an AUS $400,000 contract with Perth Glory to stay in the domestic W-League. For that, she also commanded a salary close to the US $44,000-a-year with her US club Chicago Red Stars.
Sam’ss salary is unknown to the media, but her net worth dwells around $800 Thousand.
Sam Kerr Wiki – Bio: Height, Age, Parents & Brother
Samantha May Kerr was born in the year 1993 in East Fremantle, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Her father, Roger Kerr, was a professional Australia rules footballer. Her brother, Daniel Kerr, was a premiership player for West Coast in 2006. Until the age of 12, Sam played the rules football and later switched to soccer.
The 25 years old Sam celebrates her birthday on 10 September. She is of mixed ethnicity as her father has Anglo-Indian descent and her mother is Australian.
Talking about her height, Sam is 5 feet 6 inches tall.