Clare Polkinghorne Partner Louise Persson: Relationship Timeline And Kids

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The Australian soccer player Clare Polkinghorne is currently in a relationship with Louise Persson. She met her partner in Sweden while playing for the Swedish club Vittsjo GIK.

They have been very open about their relationship and are proud members of the LGBTQI+ community.

Currently, Louise Persson is missing Clare very much, but at the same time, she wants her partner to focus on the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Clare Polkinghorne In A Photoshoot
Clare Polkinghorne In A Photoshoot (Source: Instagram)

Clare Elizabeth Polkinghorne was born on February 1, 1989, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

She plays as a defender for the Swedish Damallsvenskan club Vittsjö GIK and represents the Australian national team.

The Queensland-born player first represented her country in 2006 and has made more than 150 appearances, scoring 16 goals.

At the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, she has been providing robust support for Australia’s defense as a substitute.

Clare Polkinghorne Partner Louise Persson

Clare is currently dating Louise Persson from Sweden, which can be confirmed by Louise’s most recent Instagram post.

Putting together a montage of pictures, she has written a long caption dedicated to her partner.

Louise seems to have written the caption swayed by feelings and in honor of the hard work Clare has put up to get to where she is today.

She concludes the post by saying she misses Clare like crazy but also asks her not to come home for now.

Louise is Swedish, and the couple reportedly met when Clare was in Sweden playing for the Swedish Damallsvenskan club Vittsjö GIK.

Clare’s partner is a hardcore foodie, and her Instagram profile has more posts showing food than anything else.

Clare Polkinghorne Partner Louise Persson On The BBQ Grill
Clare Polkinghorne Partner Louise Persson On The BBQ Grill (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, Louise always posts snapshots of traveling to explore the cultures of new places, especially the food.

In addition, she also loves to cook and is always sharing her culinary endeavors online whenever she gets the chance.

As for children, the couple does not have any, but both of them are proud aunts and are very close with their nephews and nieces.

Louise also loves outdoor sporting and is a runner. In 2022 she managed to conquer the Vånga Mountain Xtreme Trail.

She claims that putting herself in such environments gives her energy and joy in life. On top of that, she also loves going to the sea and kayaking.

Clare Polkinghorne Parents Loss Of A Family Member

Clare was born into the loving home of her parents, Brita and Anthony Polkinghorne.

She is very secretive about her parents and chooses not to post much about them. However, we do have to write with a heavy heart that she has lost one of them. 

In 2019, Clare lost her father, and the player’s life hasn’t been the same ever since.

Clare Polkinghorne With Her Parents
Clare Polkinghorne With Her Parents (Source: Instagram)

In a letter she wrote to her father before the tragedy, she thanked him for all the love and support he gave her.

As a child, Clare used to play cricket with her father and brothers in their backyard. It was a very emotional letter for her to write and Anthony to read.

Her parents have taught her many things, including the value of hard work, believing in herself, and, most importantly, teaching her to be a good person.

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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