Gold Medalist and Kansas City Current Midfielder Desiree Scott Returns for 2022 Season Kansas City Current

Gold Medalist and Kansas City Current Midfielder Desiree Scott Returns for 2022 Season

KANSAS CITY (Jan. 20, 2022) — Canadian National Team midfielder and National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) veteran Desiree ‘The Destroyer’ Scott has signed a new contract with the Kansas City Current through the 2022 season. 

“Desi is one of the toughest and savviest players in the league,” said general manager Camille Levin. “Her sustained greatness throughout her storied career is a testament to her commitment to our game and the clubs she represents. She’s an incredible teammate who brings a championship mindset every time she steps on the pitch. We’re thrilled to have her back in Kansas City.”

“A leader on and off the pitch, Desi represents greatness,” said co-owner Chris Long. “We are thrilled to re-sign such a legendary soccer player who makes everyone around her better.”

Scott began her international career with Canada at the Under-16 and Under-19 levels before receiving her first senior level call-ups at the 2010 Cyprus Cup and 2011 FIFA World Cup. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native has 171 caps for the Canadian National Team.

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“I am beyond excited to take on another season with the KC Current,” said Scott. “I think we only scratched the surface with what we are capable of as a team last season! As we continue to build this club both on and off the field, I am really pumped to be a part of what is to come! “

About the Kansas City Current

Founded in December 2020, the Kansas City Current is led by the ownership group of Angie Long, Chris Long and Brittany Matthews. The team competes in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and played its first season in 2021. The Kansas City Current has announced plans for the first stadium purpose-built for an NWSL team with expected completion in 2024. The team will play in 2022 at Children’s Mercy Park. For more information, visit KansasCityCurrent.com.

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