Kara Lang
Kara
Lang

Born
22 October 1986
Age
36
Birthplace
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height
178 cm
School(s)
UCLA
Where they grew up
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
TEAM HONOURS (3)
Stats
International "A" - CAN WNT
92 Appearances
71 Starts
34 Goals
12 Assists

Bio

Kara Lang

Kara Lang... speaks English... her mother was born in Manchester, ENG while her father was born in Edmonton... grew up participating in soccer, basketball, tackle football, volleyball, figure skating... she was five years old when she started playing for Oakville SC... enjoys music, fashion, art, yoga... favourites have included Ruud van Nistelrooy, Manchester United... other favourites have included Elissa Seamer, Leanne Pelosi...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015... honoured by the Oakville Sports Hall of Fame...

Concacaf champion with Canada (2010)… represented Canada at two FIFA Women’s World Cups (USA 2003 and China 2007), including a fourth-place finish at USA 2003... represented Canada at one Olympic Games (Beijing 2008)... in all, won four Concacaf medals with Canada (2002 silver, 2004 bronze, 2008 silver, 2010 gold)... won a bronze medal with Canada at the Pan American Games Rio 2007... career 92 international “A” appearances across 13 years from 2002 to 2014 with Canada Soccer's Women's National Team… from USA 2003, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (“fast on counter-attack, able to beat players in one-on-one situations, great strength”)... from Beijing 2008, was noted by the Olympic Football Tournament Technical Study Group (”hard-working and fast striker with good flexibility and movement”)...

won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002… in all, represented Canada at two FIFA youth tournaments (U-19 at Canada 2002 and Thailand 2004)... won two Concacaf youth medals with Canada (2004 gold U-19 and 2006 silver U-20)… as a youth player in 2004, was noted by the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Technical Study Group as a “fantastic striker of the ball”...

club career in Canada and USA...

served as an event ambassador for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... served as a draw assistant for the Official Draw to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015...

upon her retirement in 2010, she said “for the past 10 years, the Women’s National Team has been my second family and this program my second home... I feel that as a player, I have received everything I can from the game and have given it everything I have”...

For Country

won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2002... won a gold medal at the 2004 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Canada (Canada also qualified for Thailand 2004)... finished fifth with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Thailand 2004... won a silver medal at the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Mexico... 

represented Canada at the 2002 Algarve Women's Cup... she was 15 years old when she made her debut for Canada (1 March 2002)... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 3 March 2002 in Lagoa, POR (Algarve Cup)… won a silver medal with Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 2003... represented Canada at the 2003 Algarve Women's Cup... finished fourth with Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003... played in a career-high 36 consecutive Canada matches from 2002 to 2003... finished third with Canada at the 2004 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament in Costa Rica... 

she was the 11th women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (04 September 2005)... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup China 2007... won a bronze medal with Canada at the XV Pan American Games Rio 2007... 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 was the 10th women's footballer to make her 75th appearance for Canada (23 May 2008)... 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... 

For Sport

served as an event ambassador for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... served as a draw assistant at the Official Draw for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 on 6 December 2014...

Individual Honours

International Timeline

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