Silvana Burtini Gerela
Silvana
Burtini Gerela

Born
May 10, 1969
Age
53
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Williams Lake, CAN
Height
170 cm
School(s)
Simon Fraser University
Where they grew up
North Vancouver, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (4)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
77 Appearances
77 Starts
38 Goals
8 Assists

Bio

Silvana Burtini Gerela

née Silvana Burtini... she was six years old when she started playing soccer for Williams Lake Youth SA... favourites have included Michael Jordan... in 2005, was named a FIFA Ambassador for Women’s Football... as a police officer, was honoured with the British Columbia Award for Valour in 2004 (for saving a life)... attended the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Vancouver...

from Sweden 1995, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group as one of Canada’s outstanding players... from USA 1999, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group as one of Canada’s outstanding players...

For Country

she was 18 years old when she made her debut for Canada (05 July 1987)... represented Canada at the 1988 Women’s International Tournament in China PR... 
 
finished third with Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Women’s Invitational Tournament... she scored her first international “A” goal for Canada on 4 August 1993 in Long Island, NY, USA (CONCACAF Women’s Invitational)… won a silver medal with Canada at the 1994 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Sweden 1995... set national record with eight goals in a month (August 1994)... played in a career-high 14 consecutive Canada matches from 1993 to 1994... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Sweden 1995... 
 
won a gold medal with Canada at the 1998 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1999... set national records with 11  goals in a month (August 1998) and 14 goals in a season (1998)... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999... she was the third women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (10 June 2000)... finished fourth with Canada at the 2000 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup... 
 
won a silver medal with Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 2003... she was the third women's footballer to make her 75th appearance for Canada (27 September 2003)... represented Canada at the 2003 Algarve Women's Cup... finished fourth with Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 2003... was one of four footballers that represented Canada in its first three FIFA Women’s World Cup appearances (1995, 1999 and 2003 with Charmaine Hooper, Isabelle Morneau and Andrea Neil)... she made 77 career appearances for Canada (1987 to 2003), leaving international football ranked third on the Canada’s all-time list... 

For Sport

was named a FIFA Ambassador for Women’s Football by FIFA’s Committee for Women’s Football in 2005...

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