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.
Update 2022: Karen Carney is currently pursuing her media career after her retirement from football. She has been working as a regular broadcaster for live football on Sky Sports and Amazon Prime. Further, Karen is also a sports columnist for BBC Sport, BBC Radio 5 Live, and BBC Television.
Lionesses coach Phil Neville confirmed that 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 receives Social media abuse
The England soccer player received abuse on Instagram in October 2018. She received messages like “cancer and leukemia”, and ” someone will rape you to death”, sparking concern, and 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 relationships. 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’s 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.
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’s under 17 teams when she was only 14. It was until the year 2015 that she got the chance to play for the senior team.
Karen has a net worth of $4 million. Similarly, she earns about $44 thousand on average.
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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…