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Janine Beckie
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Janine Beckie in 2016
Personal information
Full name Janine Elizabeth Beckie
Date of birth August 20, 1994 (1994-08-20) (age 27)
Place of birth Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Manchester City
Number 11
Youth career
Real Colorado
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Houston Dash 38 (5)
2018 Sky Blue FC 15 (0)
2018– Manchester City 38 (5)
National team
2011–2012 United States U18
2013 United States U20
2014 Canada U20 4 (2)
2015 Canada U23 5 (2)
2015– Canada 81 (33)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 9, 2021.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 6, 2021

Janine Elizabeth Beckie (born August 20, 1994) is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Manchester City and the Canada women's national soccer team. She previously played for Sky Blue FC and the Houston Dash in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). She is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States.

Early life

Born in Colorado to Canadian parents, Beckie attended Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. At Valor Christian, she played for the varsity team for four years and was named 2012 Gatorade Colorado Player of the Year.

Beckie attended Texas Tech University, where she played for the Red Raiders from 2012 to 2015 and became the all-time leading scorer for the women's team with 57 career goals. In December 2015, Beckie was named Player of the Year by Dallas Soccer News.

Club career

In 2013, Beckie signed with the Seattle Sounders Women in the USL W-League.

Houston Dash, 2016–2017

Beckie was selected eighth overall in the 2016 NWSL College Draft by the Houston Dash. On February 8, 2016, it was announced that Beckie would be allocated to the team as part of the NWSL Player Allocation On April 16, 2016, Beckie scored in her professional debut against the Chicago Red Stars

Sky Blue FC, 2018

On January 18, 2018, Beckie was traded to the Sky Blue FC along with Carli Lloyd by the Dash in a three-team trade with the Chicago Red Stars and Sky Blue FC. After making 15 appearances for Sky Blue, Beckie announced her departure from the club on August 9, 2018.

Manchester City W.F.C., 2018–present

Beckie's transfer from Sky Blue FC to Manchester City was made official on August 9, 2018. Beckie concluded her first season with 8 goals in 15 games, and two trophies (FA League Cup, FA Cup). In the 2019–20 season, Beckie earned her first start in a UWCL game, and scored her first hat-trick in the competition.

On April 14, 2020, Janine Beckie signed a new contract with Manchester City that would last until 2022.

International career

Janine Beckie celebrates
Beckie celebrates after scoring in a friendly

Beckie has represented Canada on the under-20 and senior national teams. In August 2014, she scored the game-winning goal against North Korea to advance the under-20 team to the knockout stage of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. Beckie also scored three goals in the Rio 2016 Olympics – helping the national team to defend their bronze medal effort in the 2012 London Olympics.

On May 25, 2019, she was named to the roster for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.

2020 Summer Olympics

On August 6, 2021, Canada defeated Sweden 3–2 on penalty kicks to capture the gold medal in the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Personal life

Beckie is a Christian. Her brother Drew Beckie is also a soccer player for Atlético Ottawa.

Career statistics

Club

Club League Season League Playoffs Cup League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Houston Dash NWSL 2016 14 3 0 0 14 3
2017 24 2 0 0 24 2
Total 38 5 0 0 38 5
Sky Blue FC NWSL 2018 15 0 0 0 15 0
Manchester City FA WSL 2018–19 10 1 6 7 0 0 0 0 16 8
2019–20 14 0 5 0 0 0 4 5 23 5
2020–21 14 4 3 2 4 0 4 1 25 7
Total 38 5 14 9 4 0 8 6 64 22
Career total 91 10 0 0 14 9 4 0 8 6 117 25

International goals

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

# NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
Result The final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-purple background colorexhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Light-blue background color – FIFA women's world cup qualification match
Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament

NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player


Goal
Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. January 15, 2015 Shenzhen Stadium Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 2–1

2015 Four Nations Tournament
2. December 13, 2015 Arena das Dunas, Natal Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 4–0

2015 International Tournament of Natal
3. December 20, 2015 Arena das Dunas, Natal Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 1–3

2015 International Tournament of Natal
4. February 14, 2016 BBVA Compass Stadium Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago

5150.01005 5–0

6–0

2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifier
5. February 16, 2016 BBVA Compass Stadium Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala

5150.01005 3–0

10–0

2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifier
6. March 7, 2016 Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos, Portugal Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–0

2017 Algarve Cup
7. March 9, 2016 Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos, Portugal Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 2–1

2017 Algarve Cup
8. April 10, 2016 Jan Louwers Stadion, Eindhoven Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 2–1

Friendly
9. June 7, 2016 TD Place, Ottawa Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–0

Friendly
10. August 3, 2016 Arena Corinthians, São Paulo Flag of Australia.svg Australia

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 2–0

2016 Summer Olympics
11. August 6, 2016 Arena Corinthians, São Paulo Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe

5950.09005 1–0

6050.10005 3–1

2016 Summer Olympics
12.

5950.09005 3–0

13. February 4, 2017 BC Place, Vancouver Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico

5950.09005 2–1

6050.10005 3–2

Friendly
14.

5950.09005 3–1

15. April 6, 2017 Vångavallen, Trelleborg Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–0

Friendly
16. June 11, 2017 BMO Field, Toronto Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica

5950.09005 2–0

6050.10005 6–0

Friendly
17.

5950.09005 3–0

18.

5950.09005 4–0

19. November 11, 2017 Avaya Stadium, San Jose Flag of the United States.svg United States

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 1–3

Friendly
20. November 28, 2017 Estadio Marbella, Marbella Flag of Norway.svg Norway

5350.03005 2–2

5650.06005 3–2

Friendly
21. February 28, 2018 Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 1–3

2018 Algarve Cup
22. March 7, 2018 Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal Flag of Japan.svg Japan

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 2–0

2018 Algarve Cup
23. October 11, 2018 H-E-B Park, Edinburg Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 3–1

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship
24. October 14, 2018 Toyota Stadium, Frisco Flag of Panama.svg Panama

5350.03005 4–0

5650.06005 7–0

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship Semi-final
25. April 8, 2019 Pinatar Stadium, Murcia Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria

5350.03005 1–1

5650.06005 2–1

Friendly
26. November 10, 2019 Yongchuan Sports Center, Chongqing Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand

5350.03005 2–0

5650.06005 3–0

2019 Yongchuan International Tournament
27.

5350.03005 3–0

28. February 2, 2020 H-E-B Park, Edinburg Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica

5350.03005 3–0

5650.06005 9–0

2020 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifier
29.

5350.03005 4–0

30.

5350.03005 7–0

31. March 10, 2020 Stade de l'Epopee, Calais, France Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil

5350.03005 2–2

5650.06005 2–2

2020 Tournoi de France
32. July 24, 2021 Sapporo Dome, Sapporo, Japan Flag of Chile.svg Chile

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 2–1

2020 Summer Olympics
33.

5350.03005 2–0

Honours

Canada

Manchester City

Individual

  • Canada Soccer Player of the Month: November 2020
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