Alex Morgan Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Full NameAlexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco NicknameBaby Horse ProfessionAmerican Soccer Player Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm in meters- 1.70 m in feet inches- 5’ 7” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg in pounds- 132 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-36 Eye ColorBlue Hair ColorBlonde Soccer Club DebutIn 2003, when she joined Cypress Elite International DebutIn the 2008 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship in Puebla, Mexico Jersey Number13 PositionForward Coach/Mentor• Michael T. Morgan (her father) • Pia Sundhage • Jill Ellis Records• After scoring 28 goals and 21 assists in 2012, she became the youngest U.S. player to score more than 20 goals in a single year. • In 2016, she scored the fastest-ever goal (in 12 seconds) in U.S. soccer history. Awards, Honours, Achievements • FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Silver Ball in 2008
Some Lesser Known Facts About Alex Morgan
Does Alex Morgan smoke?: Not Known
Does Alex Morgan drink alcohol?: Yes
Alex Morgan Drinking Beer
Alex Morgan is one of the most recognizable faces in the sports of soccer.
She was passionate about sports since her childhood.
Alex Morgan In Her Childhood
She grew up along with her two sisters in Diamond Bar in California.
Alex Morgan And Her Two Sisters In Their Childhood
Growing up, Alex was a multi-sport athlete who developed an interest in soccer at an early age with AYSO.
Alex Morgan’s AYSO Days
Her father, Mike Morgan, was among her first coaches.
Alex started playing professional soccer at the age of 14 when she joined Cypress Elite.
Alex Morgan In Her Teenage
While playing for Cypress Elite, Morgan won the Coast Soccer League (CSL) under-16 championship and went on to get placed third at the under-19 level.
At the Diamond Bar High School in California, Alex was known for her speed and sprinting ability.
In 2009, she became the youngest member of the U.S. women’s national soccer team.
In 2011, she was the first overall pick in Women’s Professional Soccer draft.
At the age of 17, she damaged her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) while playing for the United States under-20 women’s national soccer team.
She scored her first FIFA goal in a semi-final match against France on 13 July 2011.
In the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup final against Japan, she came as an extra after the half time and became the first player ever to record an assist and a goal in a World Cup final.
At the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup final, she was the youngest player on the national team at the age of 22.
She became an Olympic Gold medalist at the 2012 London Olympics, it was also her first Olympic medal.
Along with Simon and Schuster, she has co-written a book-series about 4 soccer players- The Kicks.
She appeared on the cover of XBOX One FIFA 16 alongside Lionel Messi.
Alex Morgan And Lionel Messi On The Cover Of XBOX One
Alex got injured herself while helping the Americans win the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Alex Morgan Lying On The Ground After Getting Injured
At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Alex Morgan earned her 100th cap for the United States in a 5–0 friendly win against the Republic of Ireland.
Alex Morgan Celebrating Her 100th Goal
In February 2016, she scored the fastest recorded goal in the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifiers history. She scored the goal in just 12 seconds in a 5–0 defeat of Costa Rica.
At the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, after scoring five goals in the opening group game against Thailand, Alex equaled the World Cup single-game goals record set by Michelle Akers in 1991.
On July 2, 2019, she became the first player in the history of the World Cup to score a goal on her birthday, in a 2-1 win over England.
When asked whether she wears makeup on the pitch, Morgan said-
A girl always has her one thing, whether it’s lip balm or mascara or blush. Mine is just mascara.”
While on the field, Morgan always sports a thin pink hairband.
In 2019, PETA crowned Alex Morgan and NBA guard Kyrie Irving as the Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of the year.
Alex Morgan Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of The Year 2019 By Peta
In 2019, she appeared on the cover of the coveted sports magazine- Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
After the win of the US over England in the 2019 World Cup, Alex Morgan’s tea sipping celebration became viral.
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