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Name Alex Morgan
Gender Female
Ethnic American
Job American Footballer
Desc One of the biggest stars in women’s football, Alex Morgan was awarded the France 2019 adidas Silver Boot having scored six goals at the tournament. Five of those came against Thailand which equalled Michelle Akers’ record for goals in a Women’s World Cup game, while the other was a decisive header against England in the semi-finals

Affiliation

Org USA Woman National Team
Club as Player Lyon Woman FC

2016 12 24 Retrieve

[Alex Morgan explains her reasons for continuing her club career with French and European women’s football powerhouse Lyon] My gut was telling me I needed to explore something to continue to help evolve myself as a player and challenge myself a little bit more. Every training is competitive. Going into a competitive environment like that where I need to show my best self every single day is going to definitely challenge me and make me prove my best every single day. I like that challenge. I also want to prove that I’m one of the best, if not the best in the world at my position, and I think there’s no better way than to go in and play with the best

2018 05 19 Retrieve

[Alex Morgan speaks about the state of the USA women’s national team] We’ve been in this transition period for a while and lost so many veterans who were great leaders on the field. I think it took a period of time for certain players to step up or feel comfortable stepping up into a greater role in the team. I feel good with where we are, but I still feel like we have a lot of progress to be made in terms of identifying those leadership roles and the roles on the team in general

2018 12 08 Retrieve

[Alex Morgan talks about the hole Abby Wambach’s departure left in the USA side] Abby left a really large void, there’s no getting away from that. She carried the voice of an entire team and she had such a presence about her just entering a room. Her absence was definitely felt, put it that way. But the team evolved from there and, while I wouldn’t say anyone has exactly the role Abby had, everyone has embraced the role that they needed to take on to make this team work

2019 08 01 Tweet

[Alex Morgan reacts to being named on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Women’s Player award] Squad goals! In all seriousness, so honored to be named one of the best in the world. An incredible line up of talent

2019 09 28 Retrieve

[Alex Morgan on Megan Rapinoe] Having played many years with Megan, I’ve seen up close why she is so special, but at the World Cup she showed rest of the world why she is so deserving of this honour. She continues to rise above and come through in pressure moments. She was obviously a massive part of us winning the World Cup and she deserves all the accolades she is getting

2019 10 05 Retrieve

[Alex Morgan compares each triumph] 2015 was a win for the veterans and for the project of women’s football. 2019 was a bigger win just for women in general. I think we stood for so much more, so I think it was just great to see that we took a risk on ourselves – we bet on ourselves and that paid off

2019 10 23 Tweet

[Alex Morgan announces her pregnancy] We are already in love and we haven’t even met her yet. Newest member of the Carrasco family, coming soon