Alex Morgan is a potential American soccer player who plays exquisitely for the Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League and the United States Women’s Soccer Team. She hit the headlines when she served as the co-captain along with Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe for the United States Women’s National Soccer Team. She has also garnered fame for her off-the-field pursuits while featuring in TV, Magazines, and endorsements.
Alexandra Patricia Morgan was born on 2nd July 1989 in San Dimas, California, United States. Her parents are Michael T. Morgan and Pamela S. and raised along with her elder sisters, Jeni and Jeri in the city of Dimond Bars. As a toddler, she always showed interest in physical activities and sports. She considered her father as her inspiration, as he used to coach and train her. In her leisure, Alex likes to do yoga, spend time with her dog, and hanging out with family and friends. At the age of 14, the athlete attended ‘Dimond High School’ in Dimond Bar, California, where she was praised for displaying her potential in speed and sprinting. There she named many achievements and accomplishments. Later, she enrolled in ‘University of California’ in Berkeley, for her higher education and finished with a graduation degree in Political Economy.
Alex Morgan Career
Alexandra Morgan, a leading sports personality achieved success even while facing a lot of struggles and failures throughout her career. She grew up playing soccer at an early age with AYSO. At the age of 14, she joined the club called Cypress Elite and initiated her professional soccer journey. She went on to win U16 Championship and secured 3rd position at the U19 level while playing for the club. In 2017, she got was offered to play for the United States Women’s national soccer team under-20. While playing for the team, she suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury and was unable to play in April 2008. While playing collegiate soccer, she joined California Golden Bears in 2007. In the 2nd round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship, she turned her loss into a draw while scoring an equalizer prior to 2 minutes left in regulation time.
She ended her collegiate career while scoring 106 points for Cal. Alex made her international debut in the 2008 CONCACAF Women’s Championship in Puebla, Mexico under 20. In 2011, Alex became the first overall pick by the Western New York Flash in the 2011 WPS Draft. Moreover, in 2012, she became part of Seattle Sounders Women. In 2013, she was one of the three national team players to join the Portland Thorns FC for the inaugural season of the National Women’s Soccer League. She had to leave thorns in 2015 and was traded to an expansion team Orlando Pride in 2016. In January 2017, she signed with French Champions Olympique Lyonnais. In 2020, Morgan joined the English FA Women’s Super League team named Tottenham Hotspur. For the 2021 season, she returned to Orlando Pride.
In 2016, Alex was involved in a controversy, where she alleged and complained about the wage discrimination against US Soccer, along with her teammates, citing inequalities between its compensation for players on the women’s and men’s national teams. The matter got stretched and in 2019, Alex along with her teammates filed a lawsuit against US Soccer. In October 2017, she got kicked out of a Disney World Park in Florida for her improper behavior. For which, she had to apologize for yelling, screaming, and taking videos and pictures. Later, she got alleged and came under fire for sipping tea after the goal against England on 2nd July 2019, and stated that the gesture was partly in honor of British ‘Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner.
Alex Morgan Biography
|Real Name||Alexandra Patricia Morgan|
|Birth Date||2 July 1989|
|Age (as of 2021)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||San Dimas, California, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 56 kg – in Pounds – 123 lbs|
|Waist Size||25 inches|
|Hips Size||35 inches|
|Shoe Size||8 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Father||Michael T. Morgan|
|Mother||Pamela S. Morgan|
|Sister||Jeni Morgan, Jeri Morgan|
|School||Diamond Bar High School|
|College||University of California, Berkeley|
|Is she a Lesbian?||No|
|Children||Charlie Elena Carrasco|
Alex Morgan is married to the love of her life Servando Carrasco, a professional soccer player on 31st December 2014. The duo first met at UC Berkeley while playing soccer. The couple started dating in 2007. Later, on 7th May 2020, they were blessed with a baby girl, Charlie Elena. They are a happily married couple and are leading a wonderful life together.
Alex Morgan Net Worth
Citing her fabulous career, it seems that she has saved a lot from her income and is very smart of her to invest the money for some good cause. She has a yearly income of $72,000 as a member of the National Women’s team. At Olympique Lyonnais, she signed a contract for $33,000 per month. She has a very fat bank balance and her estimated net worth is $3 million. She is leading her career to the next level every day and is promised to view her glorified future in the upcoming years, which she is destined to.
- She was nicknamed ‘Baby Horse’ for her speed, running style, and youth.
- While playing high school soccer, Alex was named in All-American by the ‘National Soccer Coaches Association of America’.
- She was crowned as ‘Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of 2019’ by PETA along with Kyrie Irving, the NBA player.
- During her junior year, she was named as a candidate for the ‘Hermann Trophy’ and was honored to become the first Golden bear to be one of the top three finalists for the award. She was one of the four finalists for the ‘Honda Sports Award’.
- Alex was recently named NWSL Player of the Month in May 2021.
- She became a 4 times champion at CONCACAF Player of the Year and also won CONCACAF Women’s.