Fun Facts

Alex Morgan Fun Fact #5

Aug 11th, 2013 | By

Alex was a multisport athlete growing up, but did not begin playing club-team soccer until she was 14.



Alex Morgan Fun Fact #4

Aug 11th, 2013 | By

Alex graduated from UC Berkeley one semester early, with a degree in Political Economy.



Alex Morgan Fun Fact #3

Aug 11th, 2013 | By

Morgan and Wambach combined for 55 goals in 2012 – matching a 21-year-old record set in 1991 by Michelle Akers (39 goals) and Carin Jennings (16 goals) as the most goals scored by any duo in U.S. WNT history.



Alex Morgan Fun Fact #2

Aug 11th, 2013 | By

Although her teammates rarely use it nowadays, Morgan was given the nickname “Baby Horse” by her teammates on the U.S. women’s national team for her speed, running style and youth.



Alex Morgan Fun Fact #1

Aug 11th, 2013 | By

In 2012 Morgan signed with Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing to pen The Kicks, a three-book series for middle schoolers