ABOUT RE­BECCA

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• Full name — Re­becca Bethany Green; • Birth­date — Septem­ber 29, 1993; • Home­town — Green’s Har­bour; • Born — St. John’s; • Oc­cu­pa­tion — soc­cer player and stu­dent with McGill Uni­ver­sity on schol­ar­ship; • Ed­u­ca­tion — Com­plet­ing un­der­grad­u­ate stud­ies in anatomy and cell bi­ol­ogy. Will fin­ish this fall; • Po­si­tion in soc­cer — striker, with great speed; • Train­ing regime — trains a min­i­mum of three hours a day; • In­ter­est­ing things about Re­becca — she was late to start soc­cer, at 11 years old; can play the pi­ano and trum­pet, but hasn’t played much since high school; con­sid­ers her­self a “plain” eater, and had dif­fi­culty eat­ing lo­cal cui­sine when vis­it­ing Tai­wan in May; trained un­der Dra­gan Mirkovic with the re­gional train­ing cen­tre in New­found­land, whom she gives a lot of credit for her suc­cess.

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