Robyn Krista Gayle
Date of birth
31 October 1985
Place of birth
5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Mississauga Dixie Hearts
North Carolina Tar Heels
Ottawa Fury Women
Washington Spirit 14
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 September 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 June 2013
Robyn Krista Gayle (born 31 October 1985) is a Canadian footballer from Toronto. She currently plays for the Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League and is a member of the Canada national women's soccer team.
Early life [ edit ]
University of North Carolina [ edit ]
Gayle attended the
University of North Carolina and was team captain for the Tar Heels in 2006. She led the Tar Heels to their 18th National championship, and was named Defensive MVP of the College Cup the same year. [2 ]
Playing career [ edit ]
Club career [ edit ]
On 11 January 2013, she joined
Washington Spirit in the new National Women's Soccer League.
International [ edit ]
As a member of the
Canada national women's soccer team, Gayle represented Canada at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. [3 ]
Gayle was a member of Canada's gold-winning team at the
2011 Pan-American held at Guadalajara, Mexico.
She won a bronze medal as part of Canada's national football team at the
2012 Olympics when Canada defeated France 1–0 in the bronze medal match. [4 ] [5 ]
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