Karina LeBlanc
Karina
LeBlanc

Born
Mar 30, 1980
Age
41
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Atlanta
Height
173 cm
School(s)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Where they grew up
Maple Ridge
TEAM HONOURS (5)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
110 Appearances
108 Starts
45 cleansheets

Bio

Karina LeBlanc
Karina Chenelle LeBlanc... her father was born in DMA while her mother was born in JAM... her parents were living in Roseau, DMA, but Karina was born in Atlanta while her parents were stationed in USA for three weeks as a result of a hurricane in the Caribbean... Karina was eight years old when she moved from Roseau to Maple Ridge... she married her husband in 2016... she was 12 years old when she started playing soccer for Golden Ears Angels... grew up participating in soccer, basketball, field hockey and track... enjoys writing, hanging out with friends, public speaking... favourites have included Gianluigi Buffon, Iker Casillas, Manuel Neuer... 
 
was Canada’s first two-time CONCACAF champion, winning titles in 1998 and 2010... said Karina ahead of her fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2011, “you want to live each moment like it is brand new because every FIFA Women’s World Cup is different”... after her retirement, she was celebrated at half time of the 4 February 2017 Women’s International Friendly match at BC Place (Emily Zurrer, Carmelina Moscato, and Karina LeBlanc)... 
 
has served as an ambassador for UNICEF Canada (starting in 2013)... has participated in We Day (Vancouver 2013 and Vancouver 2014)... spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in the Summer of 2014 (she spoke on the importance of sport and challenging others to their greater purpose)... spoke at Beyond Sport panel at Yankee Stadium in July 2014... attended the Final Match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Vancouver (she sat next to Prime Minister Stephen Harper during the match)... was a participant at the FIFA Female Leadership Programme in June 2016... 
 
earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Management, from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln... one of four members of iS4, a group that is dedicated to empowering others through workshops, speaking engagements, team building, and soccer camps...  
 
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