|Caroline Weir Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||June 20, 1995|
Caroline Weir is a Scottish professional soccer player who has represented, as an attacking midfielder/forward, the top-flight Scottish club Hibernian W.F.C. (2011–2013); and the English top-tier clubs Arsenal W.F.C. (2013–2015), Bristol City W.F.C. (2015), Liverpool F.C. Women (2016–2018), and Manchester City W.F.C. (2018–Present). At the international level, she has represented Scotland at the Under-15, Under-17, and Under-19 tiers before making her senior national team debut in 2013. As of November 2021, she had scored 13 goals for the Scottish national team, at the senior level, in 81 appearances. At the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, she had represented Great Britain in 4 games.
Caroline Elspeth Lillias Weir
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Professional Soccer Player
- Father – Mhairi Weir
- Mother – Lindsay Weir
- Siblings – Morven Weir (Older Sister), Kirsten Weir (Older Sister), Robert Weir (Younger Brother)
She is represented by 77 Sports Management, Boutique Sports Marketing Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
- 9, 8 – Scotland
- 20 – Arsenal W.F.C.
- 10 – Liverpool F.C. Women
- 19 – Manchester City W.F.C.
Attacking Midfielder, Forward
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
63 kg or 139 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Scottish descent.
- Toned physique
- Center-parted, long, straight hair
- Radiant face
She has been sponsored by the sports goods manufacturing giant Puma.
Caroline Weir Facts
- She had started her soccer journey playing for a local boys’ team, Elgin Star FC, between 2003 and 2005, before hitting her teenage years. She used to play as a midfielder in those days and was a precocious talent, often netting 2-3 goals in a match.
- Aged 10, she had joined the youth system of Hibernian W.F.C., a team that plays in the Scottish Women’s Premier League (SWPL), the top division of women’s football in Scotland. She had stayed in that developmental system between 2005 and 2011. In 2011, she had won the SWFL (Scottish Women’s Football League) ‘First Division Player of the Year’ award.
- Between 2011 and 2013, she had turned out for the senior team of Hibernian W.F.C. after which she had joined Arsenal W.F.C. in the FA Women’s Super League (WSL) in July 2013, just days after leaving high school. With the club, she had won the 2014 FA Women’s Cup. In July 2015, she had left the club and had joined Bristol City W.F.C. for a brief spell.
- In January 2016, she had left Bristol City W.F.C., who had been relegated and had signed up with Liverpool F.C. Women. Later that year, she had been named the ‘Liverpool Ladies Player of the Year’.
- In June 2018, she had joined Manchester City W.F.C. with whom she has won the FA Women’s League Cup in the 2018–19 season and the Women’s FA Cup (2018–19, 2019–20). She had been adjudged the ‘Player of the Match’ in the final of the 2019 FA Women’s League Cup.
- In September 2019, in the inaugural Manchester derby, she had scored the winner, a 25-yard strike, in a 1-0 win against Manchester United W.F.C. The goal was nominated for the FIFA Puskas Award 2020, an annual honor accorded to the soccer player adjudged to have scored the ‘most beautiful goal’ of the season. The award was instituted in the memory of the legendary Hungarian soccer player Ferenc Puskás.
Featured Image by Caroline Weir / Instagram