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Sam Kerr dropped a first-half hat trick against Birmingham City over the weekend. The Chelsea star has now scored in 17 goals in 19 FAWSL matches this year, tying her with Vivanne Miedema for the most in the league.
It’s hard to remember now, but Kerr got off to a rough start when she first joined Chelsea in early 2020.
Kerr arrived in England with huge expectations. She was already the leading scorer in both NWSL and W-League history.
The big picture: Kerr is already a soccer superstar on three different continents, but the biggest stage is yet to come with Australia set to host the Women’s World Cup in 2023.
Go deeper: Chelsea and Australia striker Sam Kerr on settling in England, Kirby form and Olympic hopes (ESPN)