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Sam Kerr played through injury to help the Matildas to historic Olympic Games semi-final berth in Tokyo

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated July 31 2021 - 9:36am, first published 9:31am
Sam Kerr is mobbed after putting the Matildas 4-2 up in extra-time. Picture: Getty Images

Australians watching the Matildas historic win over Great Britain would have been surprised to learn captain Sam Kerr was carrying an injury during the match.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

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Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.

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