Alex Morgan

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Alex Morgan
Personal information
Full name Alexandra Patricia Morgan
Date of birth July 2, 1989 (1989-07-02) (age 28)
Place of birth San Dimas, California
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Orlando Pride
Morgan

Alexandra Patricia Morgan (born 2 July 1989 in San Dimas, California, United States) is an American football forward. She currently plays for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League, the top tier of women's soccer in the U.S.[1] She is also a member of the United States women's national soccer team (USWNT).[2] Morgan was the first pick in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.[3] She was an Olympic Gold medalist in the 2012 Summer Olympics, which was the USWNT's 4th Olympic Gold medal.[3] She also played in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, and her home country, the United States, won their third World Cup. She is known for being one of the greatest American forwards of all time.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Orlando Pride Acquires Alex Morgan, Kaylyn Kyle and Sarah Hagen". MLS. 26 October 2015. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  2. Jamie Goldberg (8 April 2015). "Alex Morgan, U.S. Women's National Team players join Portland Thorns training". Oregon Live LLC. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Alex Morgan Biography". Bio. A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  4. Rory Marsden. "USA". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 12 June 2015.