Christine Sinclair plays against Brazil in one of her final games with the Canadian women’s team. (Photo: CANADIAN PRESS/Ron Ward)

On October 20, Canadian soccer fans got some sad news. Christine Sinclair is retiring from the women’s national team.

“Honestly, you can’t play forever,” she said. “This seems like a good time to be done.”

She’s the GOAT

The 40-year-old striker from Burnaby, B.C. isn’t just Canada’s best soccer player. She’s one of the greatest of all time.

To many Canadians, Christine Sinclair – Sinc – is the face of women’s soccer. She played her first “cap” – international game – at age 16.