It was a heartbreaking moment for Canada, losing 4-3 to the U.S. in extra time, missing a chance to play in the Olympic gold-medal game. But there is no question it was one of the greatest Canadian Olympic performances ever, by three-goal Christine Sinclair.

It was a heartbreaking moment for Canada, losing to the U. in extra time, missing a chance to play in the Olympic gold-medal game. But there is no question it was one of the greatest Canadian Olympic performances ever, by three-goal Christine Sinclair.

Jessie Fleming, Team Canada's Youngest Player, Could Lead When Christine Sinclair Retires

" That's the mantra that coach John Herdman has taken with Canada's national soccer team heading into the FIFA Women's World Cup, r.

Canada's Women's World Cup Squad: Back Row, from left, Allysha Chapman; Selenia Iacchelli; Jonelle Filigno; Kaylyn Kyle; Melissa Tancredi; Carmelina Moscato; Kadeisha Buchanan. Middle Row,from left, Robyn Gayle; Marie-Eve Nault; Emily Zurrer; Christine Sinclair; Lauren Sesselmann; Rhian Wilkinson; Sophie Schmidt. Front row, from left, Jessie Fleming; Josee Belanger; Adriana Leon; Erin McLeod; Stephanie Labbe; Karina LeBlanc; Ashley Lawrence; Desiree Scott; Diana Matheson.

Meet the Canadian squad playing at the 2015 Women’s World Cup

Canada's Women's World Cup Squad: Back Row, from left, Allysha Chapman; Selenia Iacchelli; Jonelle Filigno; Kaylyn Kyle; Melissa Tancredi; Carmelina Moscato; Kadeisha Buchanan. Middle Row,from left, Robyn Gayle; Marie-Eve Nault; Emily Zurrer; Christine Sinclair; Lauren Sesselmann; Rhian Wilkinson; Sophie Schmidt. Front row, from left, Jessie Fleming; Josee Belanger; Adriana Leon; Erin McLeod; Stephanie Labbe; Karina LeBlanc; Ashley Lawrence; Desiree Scott; Diana Matheson.

Canadian women's soccer team members Desiree Scott, Christine Sinclair, Sophie Schmidt and Melissa Tancredi wave after being presented with their Bronze medals at the Olympic Games in London on Aug. 9.

Canadian women's soccer team members Desiree Scott, Christine Sinclair, Sophie Schmidt and Melissa Tancredi wave after being presented with their Bronze medals at the Olympic Games in London on Aug.

Christine Sinclair, captain of the Canadian soccer team, is congratulated by her coach John Herdman.

Christine Sinclar and coach Herdman; what a contrast between 2 games.

Canada has declared 23-women squad for FIFA women's world cup 2015 beginning from 6 June. Christine Sinclair to lead Canadian women's at soccer world cup.

Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Kaylyn Kyle will be at the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in Regina on Saturday.

Sinclair lands National Women’s Soccer League’s Player of the Month honour

Canada boots Dutch to advance to final in Cyprus Women's Cup

FIFA suspends Canadian soccer player Christine Sinclair for 4 games 'for displaying unsporting behavior towards match officials' following the Olympic semi-final match against the US. (via National Post)

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Canada's Christine Sinclair (right) celebrates scoring the winner against China - final score on Saturday was 1-0

Canada score last-gasp penalty to win first game at women's World Cup

Canada's Christine Sinclair (right) celebrates scoring the winner against China - final score on Saturday was

Canada's Christine Sinclair (12), Rhian Wilkinson (7) and Brittany Timko, left, hoist teammate Diana Matheson into the air after she scored the game-winning goal against France, as teammate Candace Chapman (9) joins the celebration at the bronze medal women's soccer match at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, in Coventry, England, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.

PHOTOS: How Olympians Celebrated Victories

Being the underdog in an Olympic knockout game is nothing new for the veterans of the Canadian women’s soccer team. With four wins in four games so far in Rio, Canada is set to face the favoured Ge…

Canada's Christine Sinclair (R) celebrates with her team mate Jonelle Filigno after scoring a goal against South Africa during their women's Group F football match at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the City of Coventry Stadium July 28, 2012

Canada's Christine Sinclair (R) celebrates with her team mate Jonelle Filigno after scoring a goal against South Africa during their women's Group F football match at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the City of Coventry Stadium July 2012

A bronze medal comeback for Canada’s soccer women!

It takes a great team to know it's being beaten, and not get beat

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