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Sophie Schmidt: Retiring a CanWNT Midfielder Legend

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Sophie Schmidt, who has played with the CanWNT since 2005, will be playing her last game on December 5 against Australia at Christine Sinclair Place (BC Place). The 5’7″ midfielder has been a vital part of the Canadian women’s soccer team for a very long time. She has played 224 games for her country, and she is expected to play her 225th and last game for the CanWNT on Tuesday night at Christine Sinclair Place.

Sophie Schmidt: A Legend for the CanWNT


Schmidt was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to parents, Elmer and Cornelia Schmidt. Both her parents immigrated to Canada from Paraguay and her grandparents were originally from Germany (source: Paul Schönwetter of Frankfurter Rundschau). She is a 35-year-old and attended the W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and played for the Abbotsford Rush club team in 2004 (source: Portland…

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