Jonelle Filigno

Sep 24, 1990
Mississauga, CAN
168 cm
Rutgers University
Where they grew up
Mississauga, CAN
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
71 Appearances
61 Starts
11 Goals
5 Assists


Jonelle Filigno

Jonelle Filigno... her father was born in Etobicoke, ON while her mother was born in Georgetown, GUY... she was four years old when she started playing soccer at North Mississauga... grew up participating in soccer, basketball, volleyball, cross-country running... favourites have included Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona... earned a degree in Exercise Science from Rutgers University in 2014...

she was celebrated as part of the London 2012 Olympic soccer team honoured in the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019 in Toronto on 23 October 2019 (she was one of 18 players that attended the event)...

Concacaf champion with Canada (2010)… won a bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games... represented Canada at two FIFA Women’s World Cups (Germany 2011 and Canada 2015)... in all, represented Canada at two Olympic Games (Beijing 2008 and London 2012)... in all, won two Concacaf medals with Canada (2008 silver and 2010 gold)... career 71 international “A” appearances across eight years from 2008 to 2015 with Canada Soccer's Women's National Team…

represented Canada at one FIFA youth tournament (U-20 at Chile 2008)... won a Concacaf youth medal with Canada (2008 gold U-20)…

after her playing career, she was celebrated by Canada Soccer on 11 June 2017 in the half-time presentation to former Olympic bronze medal winners at BMO Field in Toronto (on that day, Josée Bélanger, Jonelle Filigno, Robyn Gayle, Kaylyn Kyle, and Lauren Sesselmann were honoured at the Canada match)...

one of several athletes that featured in the Google app commercial “More than a Match” in 2015 (soccer is a universal language)...

For Country

she was 15 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2006 with coach Bob Birarda... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Puebla (Canada qualified for Chile 2008)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008... missed the 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship because of an injury... 

she was 17 years old when she made her debut for Canada (16 January 2008)... finished first with Canada at the 2008 Cyprus Women's Cup... finished second with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament (Canada qualified for the Beijing 2008 Olympics)... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 2 April 2008 in Juárez, CH, MEX (CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier)… reached the quarter-final phase with Canada at the Beijing 2008 Women's Olympic Football Tournament... 

won a gold medal with Canada at the 2010 CONCACAF championship / FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 2011... finished first with Canada at the 2011 Cyprus Women's Cup... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011... she was the 29th women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (9 August 2012)... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament... 

finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... 



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