What They're Saying: Karina LeBlanc

“As athletes we know the worst thing is having a bad game, as a goalie messing up a goal, but one of the things I came to realize was that it was just a game, and this is life and death. Once you give birth to a child, you fall in love in a way you never knew existed.”

-- Former Canadian national team goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc, the head of Concacaf women's Football, on having to self-quarantine for two weeks, away from newborn daughter Paris and her husband, because of concerns she had contracted coronavirus while being treated in the hospital after being diagnosed with fluid on the lungs and high blood pressure. She could only look through glass in a door to see her baby and face-time her during the 14 days apart. (Sporthour)
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