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Sam Kerr Profile
|Player’s Name||Samantha May Kerr|
|Former Club||Chicago Red Stars|
|Position of Play||Forward|
|Market Value||1.5 Million dollars|
|Age||28 years old|
|Place of Birth||East Fremantle, Western Australia|
|Date of Birth||September 10, 1993|
|Signed||November 13, 2019|
Sam Kerr is an Australian striker playing her club football for Chelsea Women’s and the Australia women’s national team. She began her footballing career in 2008 when she was 15 years of age at a club called Perth Glory.
She played for Perth Glory and won the W-League Premiership once and finished runners-up in three occasions. She moved to Western New York Flash in 2013 where she made 21 appearances and netted six times.
Kerr then returned to Perth Glory in 2014 on a one-year contract. She led her team to Grand Final winning MVPA ward for herself in the process. She signed for Sky Blue Fc in 2015 and after two seasons she set a record of scoring 17 goals in a season.
In January 2018, Kerr was signed by Chicago Red Stars where she continued to impress making her be named player of the month of August and finished the season as the top scorer winning the golden boot.
Chelsea Signed her in November 2019 on two and half year contract and made her debut against Reading in January 2020. She won the Golden boot after 21 goals in the 2020-21 season a title she successfully defended in the next season.
She was rewarded with a contract extension to keep her at the club until 2024 on November 2021 after helping Chelsea reach the Champions League final for the first time. Kerr was voted the FWA Women’s Footballer of the Year.
Sam Kerr’s Net worth
The forward’s value has risen over time, an analysis of her current value reveals that Sam Kerr has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million dollars. The Australian footballer’s worth is mainly derived from the earnings she gets from her football career.
Sam Kerr Family and relationship
Sam Kerr is the daughter of Roger Kerr and Roxanne Kerr as her dad and mom respectively. Her father is of Anglo- Indian ethnicity while her mother has roots in White Australian ethnicity. She has a brother who is also a footballer. When it comes to relationships, Kerr is not alone but is dating Kristie Mewis an American Soccer Player.
Sam Kerr FIFA 22 rating.
Kerr has an overall rating of 91 with the potential of 91. She has a rating of four in skill moves and four for the weak foot. Her international reputation rating is five with a work rate as high/medium. Some of the players that she compares with include V. Miedema and A. Herzberg.
Sam Kerr’s position and style of play
The Australian is well known as a forward which forms the main position of play. She is an excellent solo striker with unparalleled dribbling skills. She can create something special through tactical adjustments.
Kerr is simply an all-around forward, she can make runs, can take crosses, she’s good at aerials, and is able to combine with other players. Her intelligent moves most often take opposition defenders out wide and then she drops deep to pick up passes and finds space to score.
Sam Kerr’s salary and contract
Sam Kerr joined Chelsea on November 13, 2019, after a move from Chicago Red Stars on a two-and-a-half-year contract. When she joined Chelsea, it was reportedly said the deal was worth more than 600,000 a season.
In November 2021, Chelsea extended Sam Kerr’s contract to 2024. Speaking after signing her contract extension Kerr said;
“We’ve had good success and being at a club like Chelsea is an amazing opportunity. I feel really comfortable being here. I think the club gives me every opportunity to succeed as a player. I can’t see myself going anywhere else in the world or leaving Europe, having what I have at Chelsea.”
Trophies won by Sam Kerr
- FA Women’s Super Cup (three times)
- FA Women’s League Cup (two times)
- FA Community Shield
- Women’s FA Cup (twice)
- W-League Premiership
- W-League Championship
- NWSL Shield
- AFF U-16 Women’s Championship
- AFC Women’s Asian Cup
- Centenary Cup
- Tournament of Nations.
- FFA Cup of Nations
Sam Kerr Individual achievements
- Player of the Month- PFA WSL.
- Women’s Footballer of the Year.
- FA Women’s Super League Player of the Year.
- Golden Boot-AFC Women’s Asian Cup.
- Order of Australia Medal.
- Women’s All-time Dream Team.
- Women’s Player of the Year
- Champions League Squad of the Season.
- WSL Team of the Year.
- FA Women’s Super League Golden Boot.
- FA Women’s Super League Player of the Month-twice.
- AFC Women’s Team of the Decade.
- Best International Women’s Soccer Player.
- ABC Sport Personality of the Year