Christine Sinclair, the greatest female footballer in the world is not married and keeps her personal life private. Regardless, the 40–year-old Canadian soccer player cum highest international goalscorer who hails from a soccer family shares her love with numerous people.
This may include love affairs that may not have reached the limelight. Also, she is known to be a team player who would cheer her teammates and encourage them when needed. She is also enthusiastic about her family which includes her father William “Bill” Sinclair, mother Sandra Sinclair, older brother Mike Sinclair, nieces, and her dog whom she named after her late coach Clive Charles
Who is Christine Sinclair’s Husband?
As earlier stated, Sinclair is not married and she keeps her love life under wraps. Still, it is not out of place for the all-time soccer scorer to have been in at least one love affair.
It is important to keep in mind that many female footballers are some of the openly gay people (in sports). While this does not necessarily qualify Sinclair as gay, the probability of her being one cannot be erased.
Christine Sinclair Has Other Interesting Relationships
Sinclair obviously has a lot of love to give – ranging from career to colleagues, coaches, friends, and numerous others.
One of the people she had a very close relationship with was her University of Portland coach, Clive Charles. He died of cancer in 2003 and in his honor, Sinclair named her dog “Charlie”.
Another interesting part of what Sinclair loves is football. Perhaps, it may be her greatest love (apart from people of course). She has given so much to the game and it is difficult to ever remember her not giving her all.
For the love of soccer, she went against her word to retire at 39 as she had earlier mentioned. According to her, she found it hard to walk away.
Well, the good thing is that as much as the phenomenal Hall of Famer loves the game and lovers of the game mostly find ways to fall in love with her and her achievements.
Meet Christine Sinclair’s Family
Her Parents Were Sports People and Her Mother was Her First Coach
Christine Sinclair’s parents are William “Bill Sinclair” and Sandra “Sandie” Sinclair. Her father played college soccer at the University of British Colombia.
Additionally, he played at the New Westminster Blues of the Pacific Soccer League.
In the same vein, the 5-time Olympic winner’s mother was a track and field athlete. She was Christine’s first football coach when the 40-year-old was only 4 years old.
Sandie suffered from multiple sclerosis and died in February 2022. The death contributed to Sincalier’s book, Playing the Long Game: A Memoir. She also works to raise awareness and help people with the ailment.
Sinclair has credited her mother for teaching her how to never give up and fight her way through life.
Christine Sinclair Played Football with Her Older Brother
Sinclair has an older brother named Michael “Mike” Sinclair. She shares a very close relationship with him and also, and they started playing soccer together when they were younger.
Mike is not much of a footballer but is enthusiastic about the sport and shares proud moments of his sister on Twitter.
In his private life, Mike has daughters who are Christine’s nieces. Also, she shares a close relationship with the girls. In her private time, the footballer helps in bringing up the girls