Quick facts

Birthdate

May 11, 2001

Birthplace

Toronto

Residence

Toronto

Experience

Santiago 2023

Diego Gilbert was 17 years old when he made his debut in Canada’s Para Soccer National Team Program in 2018 with coach Drew Ferguson.  He scored his first international Para Soccer goal for Canada on 28 October 2018 at the COPA tournament in Quito, Ecuador.

He also represented Canada at the 2019 and 2022 World Cups. In 14 international matches as of October 2023 he has three goals.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2019 and 2022 World Cup

PERSONAL

Born in Zimbabwe… Was six months old when his family moved from Zimbabwe to Toronto… His father Wesley Gilbert played on Zimbabwe national team

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2022 World Cup 9th

2019 World Cup 12th