Olivia Christina O'Toole was born on the 25th of February 1971 and raised in Sheriff Street in Dublin.
She started playing with Sheriff YC boys team at six years of age before moving to Shelbourne boys aged 8 where she stayed for six years.
However, a rule was soon introduced when O'Toole prohibiting girls from playing against boys and that ended the left-footed winger's time with Shels.
A couple of years later, she joined Drumcondra FC women's team and soon after was called into the Irish squad.
She made her debut in that game against Spain in 1991 where she scored a famous winner in front of 7,000 fans before she retired in 2009 after 130 appearances.
In her club career, O'Toole won eight FAI Women's Cup medals and nine League championships playing for Blacklion, Castle Rovers, Shamrock Rovers and Raheny United.
O'Toole previously held the record for most international goals for Ireland on her own but Robbie Keane has since overtaken her tally of 54.
During her international career she picked up several awards including three International Player of the Year awards and a special merit award at the FAI International Football Awards.