Silvana Burtini
Personal information
Full name Silvana Burtini
Date of birth (1969-05-10) May 10, 1969 (age 52)
Place of birth Williams Lake, British Columbia,
Canada
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Raleigh Wings
2001 Carolina Courage 17 (4)
National team
1987–2003 Canada 77 (38)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Silvana Burtini (born May 10, 1969) is a Canadian former soccer player. A forward, she represented Canada at the 1995, 1999 and 2003 editions of the FIFA Women's World Cup. In 1998 Burtini was named Canadian Player of the Year and was part of the Canadian squad who won the CONCACAF Women's Championship.[1] She has scored the third-most goals in Team Canada Women's Soccer history, with 38 in 77 games.

At Capilano College, Burtini was BCCAA Player of the Year and a CCAA All-Canadian in 1992–93.[2]

As a member of the Vancouver Police Department, Burtini was presented with the British Columbia Police Award of Valour for saving a life in 2004.[3]

References

  1. ^ Mackin, Bob (September 17, 2003). "Girls got game". Vancouver Courier. Archived from the original on October 4, 2003. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
  2. ^ http://athletics.capilanou.ca/information/Athletic_Accomplishments
  3. ^ http://www.thesoccerhalloffame.ca/virtual-hall-of-fame/players/2010/silvana-burtini