Go on a Mission with Alex Morgan, professional soccer player and Olympic gold medalist, as she introduces the UNICEF Kid Power Team, made up of people working together to help end global malnutrition.
Alex Morgan is only 27 years old yet has an incredibly productive career so far. She has already won an Olympic gold medal, and has won a championship with the FIFA’s Women’s World Cup. She was also named U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year.
Fun fact: Alex was given the nickname “Baby Horse” by her U.S. women’s national soccer teammates due to her skills in speed, running style, and youth.
Alex Morgan Side Projects:
Alex isn’t just an incredible soccer player who has inspired millions of kids. Alex has a busy schedule when she takes a break from sports, including a number of book deals and TV shows. In 2012 she started writing a book called The Kicks, which was a four book series aimed at middle school kids revolving around themes such as friendship, leadership, and of course, soccer. Alex wrote two additional soccer-related books: in 2013 she wrote Saving The Team and Sabotage Season. Check out our awesome guide on how to play soccer like Alex Morgan!
In terms of TV, in 2015 Amazon Prime decided to turn her four book series into a TV series for kids as a live action comedy series.
Alex Morgan Endorsements:
It’s no surprise that someone as popular and likable as Alex Morgan has a huge number of endorsement deals, with the following companies:
Alex Morgan on Social Media:
Alex Morgan has a huge social media presence, with a robust following and active accounts on the following platforms:
Instagram: 4.9 million followers, 523 posts
Twitter: 2.99 million followers, 4,595 Tweets
Facebook: 3.2 million likes, 389 photos
Snapchat: Sadly, Alex is not on Snapchat, but you can see many snaps of her and her teammates on her soccer team account with username: ussoccer_wnt
Alex Morgan Trivia Questions
What is Alex Morgan’s jersey number?
This is the most asked question in regard to Alex Morgan. Her United States Women’s National Soccer jersey number is #13. Other popular women’s soccer jersey numbers that are searched for are: Carli Lloyd (#10) and Hope Solo (#1).
What is Alex Morgan’s real name?
Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco.
How much does Alex Morgan weigh?
This is a very popular question, as many people are intrigued as to understand what may be the ideal playing weight for the most popular female soccer player in the world. Alex Morgan is listed as 62 kilograms. Other popular soccer players’ weight that is searched for include: Carli Lloyd (64 kg), Hope Solo (69 kg), and Abby Wambach (81 kg).
How old was Alex Morgan when she started playing soccer?
In terms of playing soccer in her backyard or with friends, this is impossible to answer. As for organized soccer, we know that Alex Morgan started playing when she was 14 years old. Her organized soccer was through her high school: Diamond Bar High School, in which she was named an NSCAA All-American, and also a three-time all-league pick.
What is Alex Morgan’s networth?
Current estimates list her networth at $3 million. Her official yearly salary is $450,000.
Who is Alex Morgan’s boyfriend?
This is a popular question, and is mistaken, as Alex Morgan is now married. Her then-boyfriend and now-husband is Servando Carrasco. They got married on New Year’s Eve in 2015 at Rancho Dos Pueblos in Santa Barbara, California.
How many books has Alex Morgan written?
Though her primary profession and hobby is soccer, Alex Morgan is also an author. In 2013 she wrote a book called Saving The Team, followed by Sabotage Season.
Famous Alex Morgan Quotes:
Now that she is a famous soccer star, Alex Morgan is also a very sought after interview. In the process of being interviewed on many different outlets, Alex has given us a number of very interesting and helpful quotes. Here are her most famous quotes:
- Everybody has a talent, but its what you do with that talent to make it great.
- Whatever brings you down, will eventually make you stronger.
- I don’t run straight at a constant pace; soccer is always a change of pace and movement.
- I think a goal is a goal and not all my goals are pretty.
- I want to keep improving, continue to help my teammates improve, make my teammates look good. Continue bringing something new to the game, never getting completely content and always trying to get better.
- Soccer is what I grew up doing – it’s my passion, and I’m way more comfortable on the field in my soccer cleats.
- We’re going to be World Champions…forever.
- The challenges that we face throughout our lives are only there to make us stronger and ready for the next time we encounter them.
- Only you can build your ladder to success.
- Live your goals!