Canadian soccer star Christine Sinclair

The Burnaby, B.C. native and captain of the Canadian women's soccer team ends her controversial time at the 2012 Olympics by being picked to be Canada's flag-bearer at the Closing Ceremony.

Canada women's soccer player Christine Sinclair shows off her Bronze medal at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 9, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Canada women's soccer player Christine Sinclair
Canada women's soccer player Christine Sinclair shows off her Bronze medal at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 9, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Canada women's soccer players Robyn Gayle (left), Desiree Scott and Christine Sinclair (right) share a laugh after being presented with their Bronze medals at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 9, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
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Canada women's soccer players Robyn Gayle (left), Desiree Scott and Christine Sinclair (right) share a laugh after being presented with their Bronze medals at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 9, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Canada women's soccer team Desiree Scott, (left to right) Christine Sinclair, Sophie Schmidt and Melissa Tancredi wave after being presented with their Bronze medals at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 9, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Canada women's soccer team
Canada women's soccer team Desiree Scott, (left to right) Christine Sinclair, Sophie Schmidt and Melissa Tancredi wave after being presented with their Bronze medals at the Olympic Games in London on Thursday August 9, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
COVENTRY, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Christine Sinclair of Canada celebrates scoring a goal during the Women's Football first round Group F Match of the London 2012 Olympic Games between Canada and South Africa,>> at City of Coventry Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 1 - Women's Football - Canada v South Africa
COVENTRY, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Christine Sinclair of Canada celebrates scoring a goal during the Women's Football first round Group F Match of the London 2012 Olympic Games between Canada and South Africa,>> at City of Coventry Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
BOCHUM, GERMANY - JUNE 30: Christine Sinclair of Canada reacts during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group A match between Canada and France at the Fifa Womens World Cup Stadium on June 30, 2011 in Bochum, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Canada v France: Group A - FIFA Women's World Cup 2011
BOCHUM, GERMANY - JUNE 30: Christine Sinclair of Canada reacts during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group A match between Canada and France at the Fifa Womens World Cup Stadium on June 30, 2011 in Bochum, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Canada´s striker Christine Sinclair wears a mask prior to the Canada vs Nigeria Group A match of the FIFA women's football World Cup on July 5, 2011 in Dresden, eastern Germany. AFP PHOTO / ROBERT MICHAEL (Photo credit should read ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)
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Canada´s striker Christine Sinclair wears a mask prior to the Canada vs Nigeria Group A match of the FIFA women's football World Cup on July 5, 2011 in Dresden, eastern Germany. AFP PHOTO / ROBERT MICHAEL (Photo credit should read ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)
DRESDEN, GERMANY - JULY 05: Christine Sinclair of Canada looks on during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group A match between Canada and Nigeria at Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion on July 5, 2011 in Dresden, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
Canada v Nigeria: Group A - FIFA Women's World Cup 2011
DRESDEN, GERMANY - JULY 05: Christine Sinclair of Canada looks on during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group A match between Canada and Nigeria at Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion on July 5, 2011 in Dresden, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 23: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada chips the ball over Julieth Arias #1 of Costa Rica for Canada's first goal during the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament at BC Place on January 23, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying - Canada v Costa Rica
VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 23: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada chips the ball over Julieth Arias #1 of Costa Rica for Canada's first goal during the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament at BC Place on January 23, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 27: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada celebrates with teammates Melissa Tancredi #14 and Brittany Timko #17 after defeating Mexico 3-1 in the semifinals of the 2012 CONCACAF WomenÕs Olympic Qualifying Tournament at BC Place on January 27, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Canada qualifies for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games with the win. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)
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VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 27: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada celebrates with teammates Melissa Tancredi #14 and Brittany Timko #17 after defeating Mexico 3-1 in the semifinals of the 2012 CONCACAF WomenÕs Olympic Qualifying Tournament at BC Place on January 27, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Canada qualifies for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games with the win. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 29: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada signs autographs for fans after the championship game of the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament against the United Sates at BC Place on January 29, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)
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VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 29: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada signs autographs for fans after the championship game of the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament against the United Sates at BC Place on January 29, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)
Christine Sinclair, George LeBlanc and Marie-Eve Nault celebrate the arrival of the Women's National Soccer Team to Moncton.
Christine Sinclair, George LeBlanc and Marie-Eve Nault celebrate the arrival of the Women's National Soccer Team to Moncton.
Christine Sinclair, George LeBlanc and Marie-Eve Nault celebrate the arrival of the Women's National Soccer Team to Moncton.
VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 23: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada dribbles the ball up field during their game against Costa Rica at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament at BC Place on January 23, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
Christine Sinclair
VANCOUVER, CANADA - JANUARY 23: Christine Sinclair #12 of Canada dribbles the ball up field during their game against Costa Rica at the 2012 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament at BC Place on January 23, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

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