Carmelina Moscato
Carmelina
Moscato

Born
May 02, 1984
Age
38
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Mississauga, CAN
Height
171 cm
School(s)
Penn State University
Where they grew up
Mississauga, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (4)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
94 Appearances
89 Starts
2 Goals
1 Assists

Bio

Carmelina Moscato

Carmelina Moscato... speaks English and Italian... both of her parents were born in Sicily, ITA... she was four years old when she started playing for Dixie SC... grew up competing in soccer, basketball and volleyball... enjoys writing, hanging out with family and friends... growing up, favourites included Eric Cantona, Carles Puyol, Ronaldo, FC Barcelona... other favourites have included Toronto Raptors... graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in communications arts and science, along with a minor in business, from Penn State in 2006... earned her Canada Soccer Coaching B Diploma in 2017... earned her UEFA A Diploma (Coaching Award) in 2020...

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 three FIFA Women’s World Cups (USA 2003, China 2007, Canada 2015), including a fourth-place finish at USA 2003... in all, won four Concacaf medals with Canada (2002 silver, 2004 bronze, 2010 gold, 2012 silver)... career 94 international “A” appearances across 14 years from 2002 to 2015 with Canada Soccer's Women's National Team… after her playing career, she was celebrated by Canada Soccer on 4 February 2017 in the half-time presentation to former Olympic bronze medal winners at BC Place in Vancouver (on that day, Karina LeBlanc, Carmelina Moscato and Emily Zurrer were honoured at the Canada match)...

won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Canada 2002… as a youth player in 2002, was noted by the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Championship Technical Study Group (”dynamic leader in midfield, strong in tackle, quick to spread play to wings”)...

an Australia W-League Premiership winner with Sydney Wanderers (2015)... a Canada Games gold medal winner with Ontario (2001)...

said Moscato in 2011, “I definitely have lots of energy on and off the field (so) I try to use it; I try to have a positive outlook on things at the end of the day”... once said teammate Kaylyn Kyle, “it wouldn’t be the same if we didn’t have (Carmelina) on the team... she is a great character player”...

said Moscato in 2021 of her London 2012 experience, “I played every minute of that tournament, but it wasn’t by design because our team had a lot of injuries... when that opportunity knocks on your door, you have to be ready. I played my heart out for the country and I was very grateful for that moment and I played for my teammates”... said Moscato in 2021 of winning Olympic bronze, “this is a Canadian story... we played for Canada and we wanted to see the flag rise. This was our purpose (for which) we were living and breathing at that time”...

For Country

she was 16 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2000 with coach Len Vickery... won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2002... 

she was 17 years old when she made her debut for Canada (3 April 2002)... 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... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 20 March 2003 in Guia, POR (Algarve Cup)… finished fourth with Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003... finished third with Canada at the 2004 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament in Costa Rica... 

finished first with Canada at the 2010 Cyprus Women's Cup... she played in a career-high 15 consecutive Canada matches from 2009 to 2010... 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... she was the 21st women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (28 May 2011)... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011 (she did not feature)... missed the XVI Pan American Games Guadalajara 2011 because of club commitments... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Vancouver (Canada qualified for London 2012)... finished second with Canada at the 2012 Cyprus Women's Cup... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the London 2012 Women's Olympic Football Tournament... 

she was the 18th women's footballer to make her 75th appearance for Canada (4 April 2013)... finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... 

For Sport

served as an assistant coach at the University of Louisville... served as an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin... served as technical support in Canada Soccer’s women’s national youth program starting in 2013...

featured as a colour analyst for TSN’s coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019...

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