July 2, 1989 (34)
Alex Morgan is an American professional soccer player for San Diego Wave FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), the highest division of women’s professional soccer in the United States, and the United States women’s national soccer team. Born in San Dimas, California, Morgan began playing soccer at a young age and quickly showed a talent for the sport. She went on to play for the University of California, where she set numerous records and won a number of awards.
Morgan’s breakout came in 2011 when she joined the United States women’s national soccer team. Since then, she has become one of the team’s most recognizable and successful players. In 2012, Morgan was part of the team that won the gold medal at the Summer Olympics in London. She also played a key role in the team’s victory at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, scoring the game-winning goal in the semifinals against Germany.
Off the field, Morgan has been involved in a number of projects and collaborations. She has appeared in a number of commercials, including ads for Coca-Cola, Nike, and McDonald’s. She has also worked with a number of celebrities and influential people, including Serena Williams, Taylor Swift, and Hillary Clinton. In 2019, Morgan became the first female soccer player to appear on the cover of the popular video game FIFA. She was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2019.
One of Morgan’s biggest milestones came in 2019 when she gave birth to her daughter, Charlie. Despite taking time off to care for her new baby, Morgan has continued to work hard and stay involved in the sport she loves. She has also been an advocate for women’s rights and gender equality, using her platform to speak out on important issues.
In addition to her work on the field and in the public eye, Morgan is also an animal lover and has been involved in advocacy for animal welfare. She has a dog named Kona, who has become a beloved member of her family. Morgan has used her social media presence to raise awareness about animal rights and to promote adoption from animal shelters.