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Iconic Burnaby soccer star Christine Sinclair getting her own documentary

Sinclair and the Canadian Women's National Team recently won gold at the Tokyo Olympics
Burnaby product and soccer icon Christine Sinclair.

The accolades keep coming for Burnaby's soccer great Christine Sinclair. 

After coming off of a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics earlier this month when the Canadian Women's National Soccer Team stunned Sweden in penalty kicks, UNINTERRUPTED Canada and Bell have announced they are partnering to create "SINC: The Christine Sinclair Story." 

In a news release, Bell Media says the documentary will showcase the rise of Sinclair's iconic career through both an athletic lens and a tale of humanity and compassion.

“Producing strong character-driven content that focuses on confident, ambitious female athletes with a mission, is central to who we are,” Vice President of Production for UNINTERUPTED Canada said in the release. 

“That’s why it was so important to tell Christine’s story in a dynamic way and champion her extraordinary journey as we continue to show how athletes can inspire future generations both on and off the pitch.”

Sinclair currently plays for Portland Thorns FC of the National Women's Soccer League, but it's her international career that has made her shine. 

On Jan. 29, 2020, the Burnaby product made world history when she scored international goal number 185, surpassing the previous all-time leader Abby Wambach of the U.S.

Sinclair has donned the maple leaf 304 times to date, being included as a starter 298 times. 

The pride of Burnaby now has 187 goals and 53 assists in her decorated international career. 

“My goal with the women’s national team has always been to elevate Canada’s position on the world stage," Sinclair said in the news release announcing the production of the documentary. 

“I’m excited that our story of determination, teamwork and heart can be told as we seek to inspire all generations of Canadian soccer players and fans. I’m also hoping that my story can serve to inspire and empower girls and women pursuing their own dreams, whatever they might be.”

Filming of the documentary is scheduled for this fall with the production airing in 2022.