All you Ellie Carpenter fan girls and boys, get around this!
Does she really need an introduction?
Carpenter made her debut for the Australia women's national football team at the age of 15, the country's first international player (male or female) to be born in the 21st Century. She was also the youngest Australian competitor at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil - the youngest-ever female footballer to compete at the Olympics.
Born and raised in Cowra, New South Wales (approximately 400km west of Sydney), Carpenter grew up on a farm. At age 12, her family moved to Sydney, so she could attend Westfields Sports High School.
Despite being only 15, Carpenter's rise to prominence was sudden due to her hard work on the training ground and ambition on the field. She was signed by Western Sydney Wanderers in 2015. The W-League beckoned. A versatile right-back, Carpenter began to make overlapping runs and supply pinpoint crossing, which immediately drew the attention of the Matildas coach, Alen Stajcic.
In 2017, Carpenter signed a contract with Canberra United, where she played for two season before a move to the United States. The Portland Thorns and the National Women's Soccer League were calling. She became the youngest player in NWSL history, when she made her debut for the Thorns on 9 May 2018. Ten days later, she became the youngest scorer in league history (18 years, 22 days), after netting the game-winner against Washington Spirit.
A loan move to W-League club, Melbourne City in 2019 would be a positive move. Carpenter won the Premiership and Championship for the first time, and the Young Footballer of the Year award for the third consecutive season.
In 2020, Carpenter completed a three-year deal with European powerhouse, Olympique Lyonnais Féminin. The most successful club in UEFA Women's Champions League history. She was an unused substitute in the Champions League final win against Wolfsburg.
With the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup under her belt and her experience in Rio, Carpenter is ready to challenge for Olympic gold in Tokyo. The FIFA Women's World Cup is co-hosted by Australia in 2023, where Carpenter will look to find career-best form.
Everything does happen for a reason.
Everything Happens For A Reason T-shirt
- Regular fit
- Crew neck
- Mid-weight, 180 GSM
- 100% combed cotton
- Neck ribbing, side seamed, shoulder to shoulder tape, double needle hems, preshrunk to minimise shrinkage
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