Why did professional footballer Karen Carney took the decision to retire? Know about her partner, net worth and Instagram abuse

Karen Carney became the second most-capped England women’s international from a water-girl. She struggled within Nice on Friday as she announced her retirement from the game.

Similarly, Lionesses coach Phil Neville confirmed the Brummie will earn a 144th and final cap in Saturday’s World Cup third-place play-off against ­Sweden, leaving her second in the all-time appearance list behind only Fara Williams.

Karen Carney to retire from football after England World Cup game against Sweden
Source: Sky Sports(Karen Carney to retire from football after England World Cup game against Sweden)

Karen Carney receives Social media abuse

The England soccer player received abuse on Instagram in October 2018. She received messages like “cancer and leukemia”, ” someone will rape you to death”, sparking concern, anger and calls for much stronger action on online abuse. Similarly, Chelsea forward Carney received the threats Wednesday following her team’s win over Italy’s Fiorentina in the Champions League. She scored only one goal.

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Is Karen Carney in a relationship?

Karen Carney is personal when it comes to relationship. She is good at keeping her relationship private. It is known that she is not married. She might be dating someone. Similarly, she has talked about her Birmingham teammate and said about Laura,

 “She literally dragged me out of my car and she was like ‘you’re coming with me’ and got me through every session and got me through my dark moments. She’s my best mate.”

Karen might be secretly dating someone but chose to keep her personal life a secret. There is no news and rumors about her dating anyone either.

Karen Carney life and career

Karen Carney was born on 1st August 1987 in Birmingham, England. She is the daughter of Marie Carney(mother) and Michael Carney(father). Her father worked as a firefighter and her mother worked at Sainsbury’s.

She studied at St Ambrose Barlow Catholic Primary School. After that, she moved to St Peter’s RC Secondary. Later she studied at Loughborough University.

Karen Carney gives Chelsea upper hand in Champions League last16 tie against Fiorentina
Source: Evening Standard(Karen Carney gives Chelsea upper hand in Champions League last16 tie against Fiorentina)

She played her youth football with Birmingham City from the year 1998 to the year 2001. Similarly, she was promoted to the senior team where she played until 2006 when she made a move to Arsenal.

Talking about her International career, she played for England under 17 team when she was only 14. It was until the year 2015 that she got the chance to play for the senior team.

Karen has the net worth of $1 million. Similarly, she earns about $44 thousand on average.

Karen Carney
Source: TSN(Karen Carney)

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Short bio on Karen Carney

Karen Carney is an English International football winger currently signed to Chelsea of the FA WSL. Besides, she is also a member of the England women’s national football team. Karen has made more than 100 appearances for England after making her debut in 2005. She made her fortune from her career as a footballer as well as through endorsement deals from big brands including Nike. See more…