Lou Marsh winner becomes first soccer player to be inducted.
In a sequence of decorated months since London 2012– it has become almost routine for Christine Sinclair to accept the very highest of awards and recognition that Canada has to offer – but Saturday marked another very special moment in the Canadian captain’s career.
Sinclair was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Canada’s all-time women’s leading goal-scorer was named as one of eight inductees to the Walk of Fame for 2013 alongside Bob Ezrin, Terry Fox, Victor Garber, Craig Kielburger, Marc Kielburger, Oscar Peterson and Alan Thicke.
The 2013 inductees received their tribute on Saturday 21 September at Toronto’s Elgin Theatre. The Canada’s Walk of Fame televised Awards show will be broadcast nationally on Sunday 27 October at 20.00 ET / 17.00 PT on Global TV.
In being inducted – Sinclair becomes the first soccer player, male or female, to be named to the prestigious list of notable Canadians.
She will become the fourth female Lou Marsh Trophy winner to be inducted on Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Both athletes in this year’s class – Terry Fox and Sinclair – are Lou Marsh Trophy winners
Sinclair is currently leading the national team on the road to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, the world’s biggest women’s football tournament that will be played from coast to coast across Canada from 6 June to 5 July 2015.
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