Diana Matheson
Diana
Matheson

Born
Apr 06,1984
Age
36
Club
Birthplace
Mississauga , CAN
Height
154 cm
School(s)
Princeton University
Where they grew up
Oakville , CAN
Active Start
TEAM HONOURS (6)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN WNT
206 Appearances
183 Starts
19 Goals
23 Assists

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Diana Matheson
Diana Beverly Matheson... her father was born in Montréal, QC while her mother was born in Uxbridge, ON... while Diana was born in Mississauga, her family was in fact living in neighbouring Oakville, ON... grew up participating in soccer, hockey and cross-country running... she was five years old when she started playing soccer for Oakville SC... favourites have included Andrés Iniesta, Steven Gerrard, Liverpool... as part of the Canadian Soccer Association’s Centennial Celebration in 2012, was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI women’s team... in May 2017, a street in Oakville was named in her honour (former Rambler Court renamed Diana Matheson Way)... 
 
said Matheson in 2011, “I started out as a very feisty player; I got on the field because I could run around and win a lot of balls”... of her medal-winning goal at the London 2012 Olympics, John Doyle wrote, “the best Olympic moment, by far, was Diana Matheson’s smile after she scored THAT goal in the bronze-medal match”... said Matheson in 2012, “this has been one of the most incredible years of my life; I still look back on what we were able to accomplish as a team in London and what it has meant to all of Canada and for the growth of soccer in the country”... 
 
graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Economics, with honours from Princeton University (2008)... one of four members of iS4, a group that is dedicated to empowering others through workshops, speaking engagements, team building, and soccer camps...  
 
from Germany 2011, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group (”mobile midfielder who finds space well and supports attack”)... from London 2012, was noted by the Olympic Football Tournament Technical Study Group (”dynamic, hard-working and competitive right-sided midfielder, adept at launching attacks”)... 

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