Canada Soccer Association

Silvana Burtini Gerela (CAN)

Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1969-05-10
Age 47
Birthplace: Williams Lake, BC, CAN
Raised: North Vancouver, BC, CAN
School(s): Simon Fraser University
Height: 170 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Forward
Team Honours: CONCACAF champion (1998), Jubilee Trophy winner (1992, 1993)

International "A" totals

Appearances: 77
Starts: 63
Goals: 38
Assists: 5
Last Updated 2016-07-12
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née Silvana Burtini... she was six years old when she started playing soccer for Williams Lake Youth SA... favourites have included Michael Jordan... 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... 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... 

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... 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 nation’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...

Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 30 Women's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2010 Honoured Member (Player) The Soccer Hall of Fame
1998 Women's / Féminin BMO Canadian Players of the Year
1998 Most Valuable Player CONCACAF Women's Championship award
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
2003-10-12 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2003-09] FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003 sans club 34
2003-09-20 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2003-09] Women’s national camp 34
2003-09-05 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2003-08] Women’s national camp sans club 34
2003-08-24 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2003-08] Women’s national camp 34
2003-03-21 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2003-03] Algarve Women’s Cup Vancouver Whitecaps 33
2003-02-20 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2003-02] Women’s national camp Vancouver Breakers 33
2002-11-10 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2002-11] CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifier 33
2002-09-17 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2002-09] Women’s national camp Vancouver Breakers 33
2002-09-17 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2002-09] Women’s national camp sans club 33
2002-07-18 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2002-07] Women’s national camp Vancouver Breakers 33
2002-06-21 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2002-06] Women’s national camp Vancouver Breakers 33
2002-01-25 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2002-01] Women’s national camp Carolina Courage 32
2001-07-04 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2001-06] Women’s national camp Carolina Courage 32
2001-06-20 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2001-06] Women’s national camp 32
2001-02-13 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2001-02] Women’s national camp 31
2001-01-12 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2001-01] Women’s national camp 31
2000-11-12 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2000-11] Women’s national camp 31
2000-08-21 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2000-08] Women’s national camp Raleigh Wings 31
2000-07-04 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2000-06] CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup 31
2000-06-11 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2000-06] Pacific Cup Raleigh Wings 31
2000-05-08 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2000-05] Nike Cup 30
1999-06-27 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-06] FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999 30
1999-06-13 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-06] Pre-tournament camp 30
1999-05-25 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-05] Women’s national camp 30
1999-01-11 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-01] Australia Cup 29
1998-09-07 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1998-09] CONCACAF / FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifier 29
1997-06-08 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1997-06] US Cup ‘97 28
1995-06-18 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-06] FIFA Women’s World Cup Sweden 1995 26
1995-06-04 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-05] Women’s national camp 26
1995-05-23 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-05] Women’s international series 26
1995-05-14 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-05] Women’s international series 26
1994-08-22 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1994-08] CONCACAF / FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifier 25
1994-08-06 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1994-07] Women’s national camp 25
1994-04-18 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1994-04] Women’s international series 24
1993-08-09 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1993-08] CONCACAF Women’s Invitational Tournament 24
1988-06-09 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1988-06] Women’s Invitational Tournament 19
1987-07-12 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1987-07] North American Cup 18
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2003 CAN WNT 6-1-2 34 9 5 4 576 1 1 0 0 N/A 0
2002 CAN WNT 5-1-2 33 8 8 0 627 2 2 1 0 N/A 0
2001 CAN WNT 1-1-3 32 5 3 2 -- 1 0 1 0 N/A 0
2000 CAN WNT 6-2-4 31 12 8 4 -- 4 0 0 0 N/A 0
1999 CAN WNT 2-1-5 30 8 7 1 -- 3 0 0 0 N/A 0
1998 CAN WNT 5-0-0 29 6 5 0 328 14 0 0 0 N/A 0
1997 CAN WNT 0-0-3 28 3 3 0 225 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
1995 CAN WNT 1-1-5 26 7 7 0 624 2 1 0 0 N/A 0
1994 CAN WNT 4-0-7 25 11 11 0 990 9 0 0 0 N/A 0
1993 CAN WNT 1-1-1 24 3 3 0 238 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
1988 CAN WNT 1-0-2 19 3 2 1 173 0 1 0 0 N/A 0
1987 CAN WNT 0-0-2 18 2 1 1 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 77 63 13 3781 38 5 4 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
2003-10-05 Portland, OR, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 2 SWE 34 1 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003-10-02 Portland, OR, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 0 CHN 34 12 78 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003-09-27 Foxborough, MA, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 3 : 1 JPN 34 60 30 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003-09-24 Columbus, OH, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 3 : 0 ARG 34 75 15 0 1 0 0 0 0
2003-09-14 Kingston, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 0 AUS 34 1 57 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003-09-04 Burnaby, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 6 : 0 MEX 34 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003-08-16 Seattle, WA, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 1 GHA 34 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003-03-20 Guia, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 7 : 1 GRE 33 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003-03-18 Vila Real Santo Antonio, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 0 : 1 NOR 33 19 71 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002-11-09 Pasadena, CA, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 1 : 2 USA 33 1 94 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002-11-06 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 2 : 0 MEX 33 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002-11-03 Victoria, BC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 3 : 0 CRC 33 1 68 0 1 1 0 0 0
2002-11-01 Victoria, BC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 9 : 0 JAM 33 1 60 0 1 0 0 0 0
2002-10-30 Victoria, BC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 11 : 1 HAI 33 1 90 2 0 0 0 0 0
2002-09-28 Victoria, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 1 AUS 33 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002-09-26 Burnaby, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 0 AUS 33 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002-07-17 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 2 NOR 33 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-07-03 Blaine, MN, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 1 USA 32 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
2001-06-30 Toronto, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 2 USA 32 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-06-19 Hønefoss, NOR Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 9 NOR 32 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02-12 Rabat, MAR Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 1 MAR 31 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02-10 Rabat, MAR Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 4 : 0 MAR 31 46 45 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000-11-11 Columbus, OH, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 3 : 1 USA 31 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000-08-20 Kansas City, MO, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 1 USA 31 1 77 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-07-01 Louisville, KY, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 4 USA 31 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-06-26 Hershey, PA, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 3 CHN 31 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-06-24 Foxborough, MA, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 4 : 3 MEX 31 1 74 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-06-10 Newcastle, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 5 : 1 JPN 31 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2000-06-08 Newcastle, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 2 CHN 31 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-06-04 Campbelltown, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 0 AUS 31 1 79 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000-06-02 Sydney, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 9 USA 31 68 22 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-05-31 Canberra, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 NZL 31 74 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-05-07 Portland, OR, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 4 USA 30 53 37 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000-05-05 Portland, OR, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 0 KOR 30 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-26 New York, NY, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 4 RUS 30 55 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-19 San Jose, CA, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 1 JPN 30 1 55 1 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-06 Portland, OR, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 4 USA 30 1 59 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-03 Portland, OR, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 4 BRA 30 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1999-05-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 0 MEX 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-05-21 Vancouver, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 3 : 0 MEX 30 1 75 1 0 0 0 0 0
1999-01-10 Canberra, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 3 : 4 AUS 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-01-06 Sydney, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 1 ITA 29 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-09-06 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 1 : 0 MEX 29 1 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-09-04 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 2 : 0 CRC 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-09-01 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 4 : 0 GUA 29 1 71 3 0 0 0 0 0
1998-08-30 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 14 : 0 MTQ 29 1 47 3 0 0 0 0 0
1998-08-28 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 21 : 0 PUR 29 1 45 8 0 0 0 0 0
1998-07-21 Montréal, QC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 4 CHN 29 76 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997-06-07 Oakford, PA, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 3 AUS 28 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1997-06-04 Worcester, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 2 ITA 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997-05-31 New Britain, CT, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 4 USA 28 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-06-10 Gävle, SWE FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 0 : 7 NOR 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-06-08 Helsingborg, SWE FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 3 : 3 NGA 26 1 90 2 0 0 0 0 0
1995-06-06 Helsingborg, SWE FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 2 : 3 ENG 26 1 90 0 1 0 0 0 0
1995-05-29 København, DEN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 5 DEN 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-22 Edmonton, AB, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 USA 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-13 Burnaby, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 AUS 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-11 Burnaby, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 3 : 0 AUS 26 1 84 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-21 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 0 : 6 USA 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-19 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 5 : 0 TRI 25 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-15 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 6 : 0 MEX 25 1 90 5 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-13 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 7 : 0 JAM 25 1 90 2 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-05 Montréal, QC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 SWE 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-03 Ottawa, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 SWE 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-07-27 Montréal, QC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 GER 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-07-25 Ottawa, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 4 CHN 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-04-17 Port of Spain, TRI Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 USA 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-04-14 San Fernando, TRI Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 4 USA 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-04-12 Milford, TRI Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 0 TRI 24 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1993-08-08 Long Island, NY, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 1 USA 24 1 58 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-08-06 Long Island, NY, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 0 NZL 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-08-04 Long Island, NY, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 4 : 0 TRI 24 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1988-06-08 Guangzhou, CHN International Women’s Tournament (FIFA) CAN WNT 0 : 1 SWE 19 25 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988-06-03 Fu-Shan, CHN International Women’s Tournament (FIFA) CAN WNT 6 : 0 CIV 19 1 48 0 1 0 0 0 0
1988-06-01 Guangzhou, CHN International Women’s Tournament (FIFA) CAN WNT 0 : 2 CHN 19 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-07-07 Blaine, MN, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 4 USA 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-07-05 Blaine, MN, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 2 SWE 18 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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