Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair won her first career Olympic gold medal Friday as Canada defeated Sweden on penalties in the final match of the women's soccer tournament of the Tokyo Summer Olympics.
Captaining her national side, Sinclair started and played 86 minutes in the match. She drew a crucial penalty kick foul in the box to set up Jessie Fleming's conversion that tied the game at 1-1 in the 67th minute.
Canada's win, and Sinclair's long search for gold, was recognized across Thorns teammates, fellow soccer players, media and more. Have a look: