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Josée Bélanger (CAN)

Connect: http://joseebelanger9.com @JoseeBelanger9 @josyb14
Phonetic: jo-ZAY
Date of birth: 1986-05-14
Age 31
Birthplace: Coaticook, QC, CAN
Raised: Coaticook, QC, CAN
School(s): Université Sherbrooke
Height: 163 cm
Team Honours: CONCACAF champion (2010), Olympic Games (2016 bronze), Sweden Damallsvenskan winner (2015)
International "A" totals: #CANWNT
Appearances: 57
Starts: 44
Goals: 7
Assists: 8
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-05-29
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speaks French and English... her father was born in Vermont (but grew up in Coaticook) while her mother was born in St-Isidore-de-Clifton, QC... she was five years old when she started playing for Coaticook... enjoys crossfit and anything artistic... favourites have included Lionel Messi... earned a degree in kinesiology from Université de Sherbrooke... from Canada 2015, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”pacey forward or right-back, good off-the-ball movement, played with confidence, supported the attack well”)... one of several players that participated in FIFA Live Your Goals festivals ahead of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Canada 2014... attended the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League Grand Final at Stade Olympique in Montréal (with an memorable 61,004 fans in attendance for the 29 April second leg)... one of several athletes that featured in the Google app commercial “More than a Match” in 2015 (soccer is a universal language)... on 30 October 2016, rang the 1642 North Star Bell (L'Étoile Du Nord) for Impact Montréal FC’s playoff match... in December 2016, a pavillion in Coaticook was named in her honour (Pavillon Josée Bélanger at parc Laurence)... 
 
said Bélanger in 2017, “what I have retained from my soccer career is everything I learned through teamwork, guidance from my coaches over the years, the injuries, the wins as well as the losses; soccer has enabled me to grow as a person first and foremost”... said Bélanger in 2017 of her career, she will best remember “the emotion of my goal in the FIFA Women’s World Cup”... said John Herdman in 2017, “she’s the epitome of a high performer – her lifestyle, her attitude to life; I think a lot of our players look up to her and learn from her every single day”... also said Herdman in 2017, “on the field, you’ve seen her – she’s just a competitor – an absolute machine; one of her strongest attributes is her mindset – you just cannot break this woman”... 

For Country

won a silver medal with Canada at the XIV Pan American Games Santo Domingo 2003 after the team lost 1:2 a.e.t. to Brazil in the final...  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... 
 
she was 18 years old when she made her debut for Canada (30 July 2004)... won a gold medal with Canada at the 2010 CONCACAF championship / FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 2011... she missed the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011 because of an injury... finished sixth with Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015... she played in a career-high 19 consecutive Canada matches from 2015 to 2016... won a silver medal with Canada at the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship in USA (Canada qualified for Rio 2016)... finished first with Canada at the 2016 Algarve Women’s Cup... she was the 32nd women's footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (7 June 2016)... won an Olympic bronze medal with Canada at the Rio 2016 Women's Olympic Football Tournament...
Year Prize Honour
2016-17 Athlète en sport collectif niveau international Le Maurice Sports Québec
2016 Winner / Gagnante FSQ Female Professional Player of Excellence
2015 Winner / Gagnante FSQ Female Professional Player of Excellence
2010 Winner / Gagnante FSQ Female Senior Player of Excellence
2008 Winner FSQ Female Senior Elite Player
2004 Winner / Gagnante FSQ Female Youth Player of Excellence
2002 Winner FSQ Female Youth Elite Player
2001 Winner FSQ Female Youth Elite Player
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
2017-02-05 CAN WNT John Herdman [2017-02] Bronze medal celebration match 30
2016-08-21 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-08] Women’s Olympic Football Tournament USA / Orlando Pride 30
2016-07-30 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-07] Pre-tournament camp in Brazil USA / Orlando Pride 30
2016-07-24 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-07] Women’s national camp in France USA / Orlando Pride 30
2016-07-12 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-07] Women’s national camp in Burnaby USA / Orlando Pride 30
2016-06-08 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-06] Road to Rio Women’s International Series USA / Orlando Pride 30
2016-04-13 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-04] Women’s national camp in Netherlands USA / Orlando Pride 29
2016-03-10 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-03] Algarve Women’s Cup USA / Orlando Pride 29
2016-02-22 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-02] CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying USA / Orlando Pride 29
2016-02-07 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-02] Pre-tournament camp in Houston USA / Orlando Pride 29
2016-01-24 CAN WNT John Herdman [2016-01] Women’s national camp in Burnaby 29
2015-12-21 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-12] Torneio Internacional de Natal SWE / FC Rosengård 29
2015-06-28 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-06] FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ 29
2015-06-01 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-05] Women's national camp in Ontario 29
2015-05-20 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-05] Women’s national camp in USA and Mexico 29
2015-04-24 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-04] Centralised Development Program 28
2015-04-10 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-04] Women’s International Friendly in France 28
2015-04-04 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-03] Centralised Development Program 28
2015-03-12 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-03] Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN / Comètes de Laval 28
2015-02-14 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-02] Centralised Development Program CAN / Comètes de Laval 28
2015-01-16 CAN WNT John Herdman [2015-01] BaoAn Cup Women's International Football Tournament Shenzhen 2015 Comètes de Laval 28
2014-12-12 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-12] Centralised Development Program CAN / Comètes de Laval 28
2014-11-28 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-11] Women’s International Friendly Series CAN / Comètes de Laval 28
2014-11-20 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-11] Centralised Development Program Verts Sherbrooke 28
2014-10-29 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-10] Women's International Friendly Series CAN / Comètes de Laval 28
2014-10-21 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-10] Centralised Development Program Verts Sherbrooke 28
2014-06-19 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-06] Women's International Friendly match in Vancouver Comètes de Laval 28
2014-05-09 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-05] Women's International Friendly in Winnipeg Comètes de Laval 27
2014-03-15 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-03] Cyprus Women's Cup 27
2014-02-19 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-02] Centralised Development Program Amiral de Québec 27
2014-02-01 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-01] Women’s international match in USA 27
2014-01-24 CAN WNT John Herdman [2014-01] Centralised Development Program Amiral de Québec 27
2013-11-30 CAN WNT John Herdman [2013-11] Women’s international match in Vancouver Amiral de Québec 27
2013-11-21 CAN WNT John Herdman [2013-11] Centralised Development Program Amiral de Québec 27
2011-03-10 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2011-03] Cyprus Women’s Cup Amiral de Québec 24
2011-02-22 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2011-02] Women’s national camp Amiral de Québec 24
2011-01-26 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2011-01] Yongchuan Cup - Four-Nation Women’s Tournament 2011 China PR Amiral de Québec 24
2010-12-20 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-12] Torneio Internacional Cidade de São Paulo Amiral de Québec 24
2010-12-07 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-11] Women’s national camp Amiral de Québec 24
2010-11-09 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-10] CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifier Amiral de Québec 24
2010-10-27 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-10] Women’s national camp Amiral de Québec 24
2010-10-11 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-10] Women’s national camp Amiral de Québec 24
2010-10-01 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-09] Women’s International Friendly Amiral de Québec 24
2010-09-16 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-09] Women’s International Friendly Amiral de Québec 24
2010-09-12 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-08] Women’s national camp Amiral de Québec 24
2010-06-04 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-06] Women’s international friendly Amiral de Québec 24
2010-05-27 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2010-05] Women’s national camp Amiral de Québec 24
2009-11-14 CAN WNT Carolina Morace [2009-11] Women’s national camp Université Sherbrooke 23
2005-07-17 canw20 Ian Bridge [2005-07] Women’s U-20 camp in Mexico 19
2005-04-10 canw20 Ian Bridge [2005-04] Women’s U-20 camp in USA 18
2005-01-30 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2005-01] Women’s national camp Xtreme Montreal 18
2004-11-22 canw19 Ian Bridge [2004-11] FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Thailand 2004 18
2004-11-06 canw19 Ian Bridge [2004-11] Women’s U-19 International Friendly 18
2004-08-03 CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2004-07] Women’s national camp Xtreme Montreal 18
2004-06-07 canw19 Ian Bridge [2004-05] CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship 18
2004-05-14 canw19 Ian Bridge [2004-05] Women’s U-19 International Friendly Mistral-Estrie 18
2004-04-24 canw19 Ian Bridge [2004-04] Women’s U-19 camp in USA Mistral-Estrie 17
2004-02-15 canw19 Ian Bridge [2004-02] Women’s U-19 camp Mistral 17
2004-01-20 canw19 Ian Bridge [2004-01] Women’s U-19 camp in Trinidad and Tobago Verts de Sherbrooke 17
2003-12-04 canw19 Ian Bridge [2003-11] Women’s U-19 camp in Vancouver 17
2003-08-16 canw23 Ian Bridge [2003-08] XIV Pan American Games 17
2003-07-18 canw19 Ian Bridge [2003-07] Women’s U-19 camp in Europe Montréal 17
2003-06-01 canw19 Ian Bridge [2003-05] adidas Cup Montreal 17
2003-04-06 canw19 Ian Bridge [2003-04] Women’s U-19 camp in USA Quebec 16
2002-06-05 canw16 Stuart Neely [2002-05] Women’s U-16 camp in Toronto 16
2002-02-14 canw16 Stuart Neely [2002-02] Women’s U-16 Eastern camp 15
(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
2017 CAN WNT 1-0-0 31 1 1 0 57 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
2016 CAN WNT 13-0-4 30 17 10 7 1021 0 4 4 0 N/A 0
2015 CAN WNT 10-2-5 29 17 15 2 1309 2 3 1 0 N/A 0
2014 CAN WNT 4-2-5 28 11 8 3 675 0 0 2 0 N/A 0
2010 CAN WNT 7-2-1 24 10 10 0 744 5 1 0 0 N/A 0
2004 CAN WNT 0-0-1 18 1 0 1 30 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 57 44 13 3836 7 8 9 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
2004 canw19 7-1-0 18 8 6 2 584 4 1 0 0 N/A 0
2003 canw23 1-0-0 17 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 9 6 3 586 4 1 0 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
2017-02-04 Vancouver, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 3 : 2 MEX 30 1 57 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-08-19 São Paulo, BRA Women's Olympic Football Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 BRA 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-08-12 São Paulo, BRA Women's Olympic Football Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 0 FRA 30 45 45 0 0 1 0 0 0
2016-08-09 Brasilia, BRA Women's Olympic Football Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 GER 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-08-06 São Paulo, BRA Women's Olympic Football Tournament CAN WNT 3 : 1 ZIM 30 1 90 0 1 1 0 0 0
2016-07-23 Auxerre, FRA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 1 FRA 30 72 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-07-20 Paris, FRA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 0 CHN 30 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-06-07 Ottawa, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 0 BRA 30 78 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-06-04 Toronto, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 2 BRA 30 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-04-10 Eindhoven, NED Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 1 NED 29 1 67 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-03-09 Lagos, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 2 : 1 BRA 29 86 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-03-07 Lagos, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 1 : 0 ISL 29 1 58 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-03-04 Vila Real Santo Antonio, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 1 : 0 BEL 29 60 29 0 0 1 0 0 0
2016-03-02 Albufeira, POR Algarve Women’s Cup CAN WNT 0 : 1 DEN 29 1 68 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-02-21 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 0 : 2 USA 29 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
2016-02-19 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 3 : 1 CRC 29 1 90 0 1 0 0 0 0
2016-02-14 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 6 : 0 TRI 29 1 90 0 2 0 0 0 0
2016-02-11 Houston, TX, USA CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifier CAN WNT 5 : 0 GUY 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-12-20 Natal, BRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 3 BRA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-12-16 Natal, BRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 2 BRA 29 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015-12-13 Natal, BRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 4 : 0 TRI 29 1 90 0 2 0 0 0 0
2015-12-09 Natal, BRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 3 : 0 MEX 29 66 24 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-06-27 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 2 ENG 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-06-21 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 0 SUI 29 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015-06-15 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 1 NED 29 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
2015-06-11 Edmonton, AB, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 0 : 0 NZL 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-06-06 Edmonton, AB, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 0 CHN 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-05-29 Hamilton, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 0 ENG 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-04-09 Bondoufle, FRA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 1 FRA 28 46 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-03-11 Larnaka, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 0 : 1 ENG 28 1 76 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-03-09 Nicosia, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 1 : 0 ITA 28 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-03-06 Larnaka, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 1 : 0 KOR 28 1 73 0 1 0 0 0 0
2015-03-04 Nicosia, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 2 : 0 SCO 28 1 72 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-01-15 Shenzhen, CHN Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 CHN 28 1 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015-01-13 Shenzhen, CHN Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 MEX 28 1 65 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-11-26 Los Angeles, CA, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 1 SWE 28 1 79 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-11-24 Los Angeles, CA, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 0 SWE 28 67 23 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-10-28 Vancouver, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 3 JPN 28 45 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-10-25 Edmonton, AB, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 JPN 28 1 62 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-06-18 Vancouver, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 GER 28 1 56 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-05-08 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 1 USA 27 1 64 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-03-12 Nicosia, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 2 : 1 IRL 27 46 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-03-10 Nicosia, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 0 : 2 ENG 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-03-07 Larnaka, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 3 : 1 ITA 27 1 84 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014-03-05 Nicosia, CYP Cyprus Women’s Cup CAN WNT 3 : 0 FIN 27 1 57 0 0 1 0 0 0
2014-01-31 Frisco, TX, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 1 USA 27 1 71 0 0 1 0 0 0
2010-12-19 São Paulo, BRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 2 BRA 24 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010-12-12 São Paulo, BRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 0 MEX 24 1 74 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-12-09 São Paulo, BRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 5 : 0 NED 24 1 70 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11-08 Cancún, MEX FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 1 : 0 MEX 24 1 74 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11-05 Cancún, MEX FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 4 : 0 CRC 24 1 70 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11-02 Cancún, MEX FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 3 : 0 MEX 24 1 67 1 1 0 0 0 0
2010-10-29 Cancún, MEX FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 1 : 0 TRI 24 1 53 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-09-30 Toronto, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 3 : 1 CHN 24 1 74 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-09-15 Dresden, GER Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 5 GER 24 1 86 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-06-03 Hamar, NOR Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 1 NOR 24 1 86 1 0 0 0 0 0
2004-11-16 Bangkok, THA FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup canw19 3 : 3 GER 18 46 45 0 1 0 0 0 0
2004-11-13 Bangkok, THA FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup canw19 7 : 0 THA 18 82 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-11-10 Bangkok, THA FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup canw19 2 : 1 AUS 18 1 62 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-07-30 Tokyo, JPN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 JPN 18 60 30 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-06-06 Ottawa, ON, CAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw19 2 : 1 USA 18 1 120 1 0 0 0 0 0
2004-06-04 Montréal, QC, CAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw19 4 : 0 CRC 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-06-01 Ottawa, ON, CAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw19 3 : 0 MEX 18 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2004-05-30 Ottawa, ON, CAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw19 7 : 0 PAN 18 1 79 1 0 0 0 0 0
2004-05-28 Montréal, QC, CAN CONCACAF Women's Under-20 canw19 4 : 0 JAM 18 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003-08-11 Santo Domingo, DOM Pan American Games canw23 3 : 2 MEX 17 88 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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