Matildas superstar Kerr smashes NWSL goal scoring record


Matildas superstar striker Sam Kerr has written herself into the history books yet again by breaking the NWSL's single season scoring record.

Kerr scored a brace for club side Chicago Red Stars in their 3-1 win against Washington Spirit to stretch her tally for the season to 18 goals, breaking her own single-season record of 17. 

It caps off another massive season for the 26-year-old who is odds on to claim a third straight NWSL golden boot title.

With one game left to play, Kerr's tally of 18 goals is seven ahead of her nearest challenger.

The record is just one of a number of NWSL league best mark's held by the Matilda's captain including all-time best goalscorer with 69 goals, most goals in a game with 4 and most hat-tricks in a season with two. 

Kerr's Red Stars will finish the regular season next Sunday morning (AEST) against Utah Royals.



Source SBS The World Game