Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco is an American soccer player, Olympic gold medalist, and FIFA Women’s World Cup Champions. Shortly, Alex Morgan is a forward for Orlando Pride in the National Women’s Soccer League and the United States national team. She is the vice-captain of the national team.
Alex Morgan became the youngest player of the US Women’s national soccer team in 2009.
Alex Morgan was born on July 2, 1989, in San Dimas, California to the parent Micheal Morgan and Pamela Morgan.
She attended Diamond Bar High School for her education. She has fond of playing several sports from her early childhood age. She grew up as a multisport athlete. Alex Morgan started playing organized soccer when she was 14 years old. During her schooling age, she was a three-time all-league pick and also named an NSCAA All- American.
After completing high school, she went to the University of California at Berkeley. There she played for Golden Bears and led her team to the NCAA Tournament.
With her gigantic performance, she was selected for the United States national team. She helped her team to win the championship of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup by scoring the winning goal against North Korea. Her goal in the final match was declared as the Goal of the tournament and also the second-best goal of the year by FIFA.
Net Worth and Earnings
Alex Morgan’s net worth is estimated at $3 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. Alex has become the face of the United States national team at the 2019 Women’s World Cup. The majority of her earning comes from playing careers and endorsement deals.
She received an annual salary of $450,000 as of 2018.
Apart from her salary, she has endorsement deals with several big brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Panasonic, and many other companies.
In 2011, she was drafted in Women’s Professional Soccer by Western New York Flash. In that same year, she was also in the squad of FIFA Women’s World Cup. She scored her first goal in the semifinal match against France.
In 2012, Alex was selected for the US Olympic women’s soccer team. She won her first Olympic Gold medal by beating Japan.
She got knee injury during the spring of 2015. However, her quick recovery made her return to the starting line up for the team and went on to help win their first World Cup title since 1999.
She co-captain the national team in the 2019 Women’s World Cup. She scored thrilling 5 goals against Thailand and won their first match of the opening game with 13-0. She scored a crucial goal against England to gain a spot in the final. They clinched their fourth Women’s World Cup title after defeating the Netherlands by the score of 2-0.
Talking about Alex Morgan, she was married to her loving partner Servando Carrasco on December 31, 2014. Servando Carrasco is a Mexican soccer player. They both dated for 7 long years before getting married.
Alex’s husband Servando Carrasco along with her parent is a big part of her support system. The couple is yet to have children of their own. Right now, they are enjoying their romantic life together. Hope we will be hearing good news soon.
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