Alex Morgan, footballer of the United States and Orlando Pride of the The National Women’s Soccer League, celebrates its 30th birthday this July 2. The player participates with his team in the World Women’s Football in France, in which his team is one of the favorite to come out champion. Since its debut, Morgan has not only shown beauty on the lawn but a huge talent who has become one of the players keys to understand the evolution of women’s soccer. For you to know more about one of the best players on the planet, we offer you some biographical data of Alex Morgan.
He was born on the July 2, 1989 in San Dimas, California. From small began to practice sports such as basketball and athletics, but the football was always his highest passion.
He was the first player out on the cover of the video game FIFA of EA Sports, specifically in the FIFA 16at the side of your idol Lionel Messi. Without doubt, apart from being a personal achievement in the life of Alex it was for the women’s soccer, that with this type of actions gaining ground in the race for gender equity in sport.
Alex Morgan’s nickname ‘Baby Horse’ due to its speed when running.
She is married from 2015 with the also footballer Servando Carrasco, of mexican origin, who plays in the THE Galaxy of the Major League Soccer of the united States. They met while both were studying and playing soccer in the University of california-Berkeleyin California.
Is the co-author of the series of children’s books The Kicksin which is based the junior series of the same name. Morgan demonstrates the enormous love that he feels towards literature.
In the Fifa Women’s World cup FIFA 2011, Morgan was the youngest player of his Selection: was 22 years old. Unfortunately their Selection lost the final to Japan in a thrilling match.
Morgan uses the number 13 in honor of Kristine Lillyfootball american with more international matches with the Selection of the united States and who was your first point of reference.
In 2016, Alex Morgan joined the squad for women’s Olympique Lyon of the Ligue 1 of France, with the which was crowned June 1, 2017 in the Womens Champions League, defeating in the grand final in Cardiff another team from the same country: the Paris Saint Germain.
Alex Morgan is an advocate of healthy lifestyles as the veganism and the yoga. Additionally, it promotes respect for animal life and is an ambassador for the UNICEF.
These are all teams in the Alex Morgan has played:
California Golden Bears – Usa (2007-2008)
West Coast FC – United States (2008-2009)
California Storm – United States (2010)
Pali Blues – United States (2010)
Western New York Flash – United States (2011)
Seattle Sounders Women – The United States (2012)
Portland Thorns FC – United States (2013-2015)
Orlando Pride – United States (2016)
Olympique Lyon – France (2016-2017)
Orlando Pride – United States (2017-)
PHRASES OF ALEX MORGAN THAT THEY WILL INSPIRE YOU TO VICTORY
“To achieve change, you need to stand firm. You know what you are worth and you should not be afraid to fight for it”.
“Greater accessibility to women’s football, as transmissions in tv will help to its growth and popularity”.