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Kim Alison Little (born 29 June 1990) is a Scottish footballer who studied at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield. She is a leading scorer on the Scotland women’s national football team. She currently plays for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer League and previously played for FA WSL club Arsenal Ladies and Melbourne City in the Australian W-League. During her time with Arsenal, the team won five league titles, two WSL Continental Cups, three FA Cups and one Premier League Cup. Prior to her six years with Arsenal, Little played for Hibernian L.F.C. in the Scottish Women’s Premier League (SWPL). During her 18 months with the club, they won the SWPL championship title, Scottish Cup, and the Premier League Cup.
Little has represented Scotland at the senior international level since age 16. She was one of two Scots selected for the Great Britain squad that reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 London Olympics. In 2010, she was named the FA’s Women’s Player of the Year. In 2013, she became the first recipient of the PFA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year award. In 2016, she was named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year after being nominated for the second consecutive year.