Alex Morgan Biography
(American Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Birthday: July 2, 1989 (Cancer)
Born In: San Dimas, California, United States
Alex Morgan is an accomplished American soccer player who has achieved several feats including the Olympics Gold Medal in 2012 and the FIFA Women's World Cup with her team in 2015. She started her youth soccer with ‘Cypress Elite’ and then played for ‘California Golden Bears’ during college studies. She was drafted numero uno by ‘Western New York Flash’ during 2011 WPS Draft and she went on to contribute to the team’s league championship win. Over the years, she has played for several clubs including ‘Portland Thorns FC’ and ‘West Coast FC’. During 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, she became youngest player of the US women's national soccer team, where she presently plays as a forward. She scored the game-winning goal against Canada during semi-final of 2012 London Olympics. She achieved the feat of scoring 28 goals and collecting 21 assists in 2012, becoming the youngest US player to score 20 goals in a year. That year she was named US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year. Presently, a forward for ‘Orlando Pride’ and ‘Olympique Lyonnais’, she has also garnered recognition for her off-the-field pursuits including writing a four-book series and featuring in TV, magazines, and endorsements.