Alex Morgan is a professional soccer player. Alex Morgan rose to fame as a member of the Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). As well as in the national team of the United States.
Early Life and Childhood
The player was born on July 2, 1989. Her parents are Pamela and Michael Morgan. Alex Morgan’s full name is Alexandra Morgan Carrasco and her birth name is Alexandra Patricia Morgan. Your zodiac sign is Cancer. She was also born in San Dimas, California. It is currently her 31 years old. Your nationality and ethnicity is American.
She also has two siblings named Jeni and Jeri. Along with her two siblings, the family was relocated to the nearby suburb of Diamond Bar. Also, the Diamon Bar is about 30 miles east of Los Angeles.
She was a multi-sports enthusiast from an early age. She had even started playing soccer with the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSC). However, according to some sources, she didn’t start playing club football until she was 14 when she joined Cypress Elite. She has always been interested in sports and active.
Alex Morgan graduated from Diamond Bar High School. She was a three-time All-League pick in her high school. And was named an All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). She was known for her speed and ability to sprint during this period.
At the age of 17, she was named to the United States U20 women’s national soccer team. And she sustained an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. Also, she played in a scrimmage against the men’s junior national team. Because of this, she didn’t play for the team until April 2008.
career and working life
As part of the player’s professional life, she has also played for regional and national teams of the Olympic Development Program (ODP).
She played with the California Golden Bears from 2007 to 2010 while attending UC Berkely. Regarding her club career, she was the first overall pick in the Western New York Flash’s 2011 WPS draft on January 14, 2011. It later ceased operations in early 2012 due to certain legal and financial difficulties.
She also joined her national teammates Hope Solo, Sydney Leroux, Megan Rapinoe and Stephanie Cox for the Seattle Sounders Women for the 2012 season. She was one of three players on the US National Team who transferred to Portland Thorns FC via the NWSL Player Allocation in 2013 for the inaugural season of the National Women’s Soccer League.
She is currently involved with Orlando Pride. On October 26, 2015, it was confirmed that the Thorns had traded Morgan. On January 5, 2017, Morgan signed with French champions Lyon for a reported $33,000 a month.
She scored five goals in the opening group match against Thailand, equaling the World Cup singles goal record set by Michelle Akers as USWNT leader at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in 1991.
books and TV series
She is also a writer and has appeared in a number of advertising campaigns and modeling assignments. In 2012, she signed with Simon & Schuster to write The Kicks, a four-book series for middle school students. In 2015, The Kicks, a live-action children’s comedy series based on the books, began airing on Amazon Prime.
Awards and nomination
Alex Morgan has won the Coast Soccer League (CSL) Under-16 Championship. She also finished third at the U19 level. In her international career she won the Olympic gold medal in 2012. She also won the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015 and 2019. The Algarve Cup (2011, 2013, 2015) is also one of their successes.
Plus, Morgan has even signed several endorsement deals with companies like McDonald’s, Nike, Panasonic, AT&T, Chobani, P&G, Mondelez International, and Coca-Cola. Time named her the highest-paid American soccer player in June 2015, attributing this largely to her endorsement deals.
In July 2011, she inked a one-year endorsement deal with Bank of America. Likewise, in January 2012, she became a brand ambassador for a health products company, GNC, along with national teammate Heather Mitts. The following year, she performed on behalf of Ubisoft to promote the launch of their Just Dance 4 video game.
In 2013, she appeared in television commercials for Bridgestone. In July 2018, she also joined the ambassador team at Molecule, a recovery mattress and bedding company for athletes.
In 2016, she joined UNICEF Kid Power as UNICEF Kid Power Champion to fight global malnutrition and raise children’s awareness through the world’s first Wearable for Good developed by UNICEF.
It is estimated that Alex Morgan a net worth of $3 million in 2019. It even includes her possessions and belongings. She has an average annual salary of $450,000. As a top scorer for the US women’s national team, she has won many titles and awards.
In addition, she has various endorsement deals with countless well-known companies. Some of their deals are with Nike, Panasonic and Coca-Cola. It seems she has a connection of partnerships with many other companies. In addition, she had even starred in a few television commercials. And has earned over $3 million annually.
relationship status and criticism
Regarding her relationship status, she is happy married to Servando Carrasco. The couple shared their vows on December 31, 2014. They tied the knot after dating for seven years and being engaged for a full year. The lovebirds were married at Rancho Dos Pueblos overlooking the ocean in Santa Barbara. They exchanged their vows under an archway of pink, cream and peach roses. The bride wore a long sleeve lace wedding dress by Berta Bridal with a plunging V-neckline and keyhole back.
She also donned a custom made wedding dress by Amsale for the reception. Their wedding celebration included maracas honoring Carrasco’s legacy, as well as soda cans with the names of all the guests on them. A balloon drop took place at midnight and everyone celebrated the arrival of 2015 right after the couple’s wedding.
The duo got engaged in December 2013 after a fireworks show in Manhattan Beach. They went to the same college and met while they were both playing soccer at Cal Berkeley. The couple is also expecting their first child, a baby girl. They announced the news on October 23, 2019 and are expecting the child’s arrival in April 2020. Also, Alex’s husband. Servando Carrasco is a popular Mexican soccer player. Finally, on May 7, 2020, she gave birth to baby girl Charlie Elena Carrasco.
There are not many rumors and controversies. However, Alex Morgan has faced some criticism for trolling England with a tea-sipping celebration after scoring against the country in the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup. She also claimed that she was somehow uncomfortable with the criticism.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Alex Morgan has one height of 5 feet and 7 inches and weighing sixty-two kilograms (137 lbs). Her bra size is 34 AA. She is wearing the size 8US shoe. And their body measurements are 86-61-89 cm (34-24-35 inches). Also, her eye color is blue and she has hair that is dark brown in color.
The brilliant footballer is also active on most of the social media like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. She has 9.2 million followers Instagram with 796 posts so far. Likewise, her Youtube channel has 3,36,000 subscribers and her Twitter has 4 million followers. She joined Twitter in April 2009.