Matildas captain Sam Kerr has some pretty important paperwork to sort out before making her lucrative move to London.

Jetstar staff wouldn’t let her board a flight for a Bali holiday on Wednesday because her passport was damaged.

“What a joke,” she tweeted, along with two photos showing minor damage to the document’s binding.

“Jetstar won’t let me travel due to a damaged passport.”

The airline said they take such a strict approach because the location Kerr was flying to, which wasn’t revealed for privacy reasons, had recently cracked down on the physical condition of passports.

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“Our crew don’t like being the bearer of bad news, but they have to enforce the Immigration requirements of the countries we fly to,” a Jetstar spokesperson told 10 daily.

“Some countries are more strict than others on this and won’t let you enter the country with a damaged passport.”

Earlier this month, the Perth legend announced she had signed with soccer powerhouse, Chelsea.

 

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She has also played for Perth Glory in Australia’s W-League and the Chicago Red Stars in the National Women’s Soccer League.

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