The soccer community is buzzing, not just at home in Canada but all over the world. Christine Sinclair has scored her 185th career goal for Canada against Saint Kitts and Nevis, making her the all-time leading scorer at the international level.
Congratulations have begun pouring in from all corners, with many sports pundits and athletes from Canada offering applause for the captain (as well as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau). Indeed, Sinclair’s name very quickly became the number one trending topic on Twitter in Canada.
Here’s all the best from the wide world of soccer Twitter on this historic evening.
RELATED READING: Christine Sinclair nets 185th goal to break international record || WATCH: Christine Sinclair ties, then breaks, international scoring record
We begin with congratulations from the record’s previous holders:
Sinclair also earned a shoutout from the Prime Minister:
And some respect from a heated rival…
Just to put things into perspective:
The world was watching…
It’s a huge moment for Canada, and the soccer community knows it.
Finally: The greatest tributes have come from Sinclair’s own team, and many of those who have played with (or coached) her.