One of the great stars of the 2019 France World Cup and women’s soccer globally is this United States footballer who became one of the finalists for the 2012 Ballon d’Or. Her career is long and also successful. Alex Morgan can boast of having won the Women’s Champions League, but also the American League, an Olympic Games or a World Cup. Below, we will know the Alex Morgan net worth, biography and interesting facts.
Alex Morgan earlier life
Her full name is Alexandra Patricia Morgan, born on July 2, 1989, in San Dimas (California, USA). From a young age, it was seen that she had aptitudes for the sport, getting to practice, among other disciplines, volleyball, athletics and basketball. However, she ended up opting for soccer, where she is already a legend.
Champion: accumulate individual and collective titles
Since her career began, Alex Morgan has accumulated numerous trophies: Under-20 World Cup in 2008, gold medal in the 2012 Olympics, Women’s World Cup in 2015, a Women’s Professional Soccer, a National Women’s Soccer League, a Division 1 Féminine, a French Cup and a Women’s Champions League, in what refers to the collective.
At the individual level, she won the Silver Ball and the Bronze Boot in the 2008 U20 World Cup, four years was designated as the best CONCACAF footballer, was third in the 2012 Ballon d’Or and was named in 2012 and 2018 as United States Footballer of the Year.
First woman to be FIFA cover
The FIFA video game is the most famous when it comes to soccer. Who will be the protagonist of her cover is one of the most coveted secrets and in 2016 she became the first woman to be the cover of the EA Sports game, in its version in the US.
Soccer family: married to a Mexican player
In 2014, on a date as marked as December 31, Alex Morgan married Servando Carrasco. The American, of Mexican origin, is also a footballer and is currently active in the Los Angeles Galaxy. The couple met during their stay at the prestigious University of Berkeley.
Girls in America dream of being the next Alex Morgan. A mass phenomenon that does not leave aside the fight for equality. After the 2015 World Cup, she signed a lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation for wage discrimination.
She always wears a pink ribbon to hold her hair when playing. This is in honor of her husband’s mother, who has been fighting breast cancer for several years.
Before going to France to play the 2019 World Cup, Morgan assured that she would not attend the meeting with Donald Trump at the White House if they win the tournament, due to the policies of the current US president.
Alex Morgan net worth
Alex Morgan’s net worth is about 3.2 million US dollars. Her earning source is playing football and advertisements. Beautiful on the outside and inside. Her image has served her to become the cover of the prestigious publication Sports Illustrated. The big brands raffle it and accumulate more than twelve million followers on their social networks. It was published that it generates, just in terms of advertising, about 3.5 million dollars.
From The Simpsons to Alex & me
The mythical series of The Simpsons has had numerous celebrities during its history. The athletes have had a prominent role and among them, Alex Morgan. The footballer, already flesh and blood, had a role in the movie ‘Alex & me’, whose plot is a girl who dreams of one day being like Morgan.
Football, music … and university career
Soccer is the great passion of this player who has passed through the ranks of the California Golden Bears, Western New York Flash, Olympique de Lyon and Orlando Pride, among others.
Off the pitch, Morgan likes to practice yoga and listen to music by Katy Perry. Furthermore, it is not only beauty and soccer, but it also has a degree in Political Economy.
Writer, 13 and Lionel Messi
Alex Morgan writes a series of children’s books, ‘The Kicks’. Another of her curiosities is that she plays with the number 13, without fear of any type of superstition, which she even has tattooed. But, in addition, she is an unconditional fan of Barcelona, but for Lionel Messi, an idol for her. The footballer does not rule out playing in Spain one day.
France World Cup 2019
Nicknamed ‘Baby Horse’, Alex Morgan is one of the stars of the women’s World Cup that takes place in France this 2019. The footballer scored five goals in her debut and can make history on her way to the title. It has taken 20 years for a player to make five goals in a World Cup, the previous one was Michele Akers.