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Alex Morgan

Soccer Player Alex Morgan
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Full Name: Alexandra Morgan Carrasco
Profession: Soccer Player

United States of America

Biography: Professional US soccer player Alexa Morgan graduated from the University of California, Berkeley before joining her first team the Western New York Flash in 2011. Since then, playing as a forward, she has played for a series of US and international clubs, joining English club Tottenham Hotspur in 2020.

Morgan has been part of the US national team since 2011. As well as co-captaining the team alongside Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe, Morgan has played in three FIFA World Cups and two Olympic games. She helped the national side to a silver in the 2011 World Cup and was part of the winning team at the 2015 and 2019 world cups. Morgan also won an Olympic Gold medal with the US team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Born: July 2, 1989
Birthplace: San Dimas, California, USA
Age: 32 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 2014-12-31 Olympic gold medalist soccer player Alex Morgan (25) weds Houston Dynamo midfielder Servando Carrasco (26) in Santa Barbara, California

Historical Events

  • 2011-07-17 FIFA Women's World Cup Final, Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Germany: Japan beats US, 3-1 on penalties; 2-2 after extra time
  • 2015-07-05 FIFA Women's World Cup Final, BC Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Carli Lloyd scores a hat-trick as US beats Japan, 5-2
  • 2019-07-07 FIFA Women's World Cup Final, Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu: Defending champions US win record 4th title beating the Netherlands, 2-0, Megan Rapinoe Player of the Match

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