Kara Lang

Name: Kara Lang (CAN) @Kara_Lang
Height: 178 cm
Birthdate: 1986-10-22
Birthplace: Calgary, AB, CAN
Champion: CONCACAF champion, W-League winner, Canada Games winner
International "A" totals
Appearances: 92
Starts: 71
Goals: 35

Notes

her father was born in Edmonton while her mother was born in Manchester, ENG... she was five years old when she started playing for Oakville SC... grew up playing soccer, basketball, tackle football, volleyball, figure skating... enjoys music, fashion, art, yoga... favourites have included Ruud van Nistelrooy, Manchester United... other favourites have included Elissa Seamer, Leanne Pelosi... 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”)... 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”... from Beijing 2008, was noted by the Olympic Football Tournament Technical Study Group (”hard-working and fast striker with good flexibility and movement”)... as part of the Canadian Soccer Association’s Centennial Celebration in 2012, was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI women’s team... 

For Country

she was 15 years old when she made her debut for Canada (1 March 2002)... represented Canada at the 2002 Algarve Women's Cup... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2002 CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 2003... won a silver medal with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Canada 2002... 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... won a gold medal at the 2004 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Canada (Canada also qualified for Thailand 2004)... finished third with Canada at the 2004 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament in Costa Rica... finished fifth with Canada at the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Thailand 2004... she was the 11th women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (04 September 2005)... won a silver medal at the 2006 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship in Mexico... 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... 

Women's friendly Canada v JPN

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