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Alex Morgan among first female soccer players to make the FIFA cover

We’re starting to see the waves ripple out from the incredible 2015 Women’s World Cup and triumph by the USWNT.  For the first time ever, the hugely successful FIFA video game will put a female soccer player on the cover.  World Cup champ Alex Morgan gets the honors for the US version of the video game alongside Barcelona star Lionel Messi. I’m so honored to be featured...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

TWEET: Alex Morgan To Be On FIFA 16 Cover, Along With Lionel Messi

Alex Morgan, who is one of the most recognizable stars of the United States Women’s National Team (and women’s soccer in general), will graze the cover of the United States’ version of FIFA 16. This year’s cover is a historic one as Morgan will be the first woman ever to be on the cover of the storied FIFA video game franchise in the United States. Surely, this is a response...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan shares historic FIFA 16 cover with Lionel Messi

EA Sports’ FIFA 16 video game has an exciting new cover athlete. On Monday afternoon, it was announced that United States soccer star Alex Morgan will join Lionel Messi on the cover for the latest intallment of the popular series. Morgan becomes the first woman to ever be featured on the cover. I’m so honored to be featured on the cover of #FIFA16. Thank you @EASPORTSFIFA! https...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

See Alex Morgan's historic EA Sports FIFA video game cover

The memorable month for U.S. women's soccer star Alex Morgan continues. EA Sports has announced that Morgan has landed the cover (along with Lionel Messi) of the upcoming "FIFA 16" game. It is the first time in history that a woman has gotten the cover of the game's U.S. edition. "It is an incredible honor to be one of the first women featured on the cover of EA SPORTS 'FIFA...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan has successful knee surgery, set to return in 3-4 weeks

U.S. women's national team and Portland Thorns forward Alex Morgan underwent successful surgery on her right knee, the Thorns announced Friday.  The surgery was to remove a small fold within the lining of the knee joint that was causing Morgan irritation.  Morgan is set to begin rehabilitation immediately and is expected to return to Thorns' action within three to four weeks. Her...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Women’s World Cup Final: The Rematch

​ Is this what you’ve all been waiting for? On Sunday July 5, the United States women’s national team squares off against Japan in the 2015 Women’s World Cup final; a rematch from 2011. Of course, it was the Japanese who rose to victory that year after winning a penalty shootout 3–1. Think about that for a moment. 3–1. On penalties. They got their revenge in London...
Via The Sports Post
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss article on Alex Morgan’s looks is problematic, but because of the outlet

Female athletes are often judged on their looks as well as their play, which carries a whole host of issues, but it’s perhaps particularly bad when their sport’s official website is the one doing the judging. That’s what happened with a article on U.S. striker Alex Morgan published Tuesday, which opened with “Alex Morgan is one of the most popular players in USA...
Via Awful Announcing
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan penalty kick was wrong call, but we will take it (Video)

While we are celebrating the USWNT’s victory over Germany 2-0 in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup Tuesday, we should note that a bad call by the referees helped us get the win. Carli Lloyd got the US on the board in the 69th minute when she converted a penalty kick to make it...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan scores her first goal in Women's World Cup

Alex Morgan is scoring goals again — and just in time for Team USA.   Morgan netted her first goal of this Women’s World Cup on Monday night when she sniped a shot past Colombia backup goalkeeper Stefany Castaño, who tried to cheat off the post in anticipation of a cross pass. .@alexmorgan13 nets the first goal of the game! 1-0 #USWNT leads! #USAvCOL
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan Looks Ready To Kick Butt At Women’s World Cup (Photo)

Even if Alex Morgan isn’t physically ready for the Women’s World Cup, she’s going to tell the world to watch out and fake it until she is. Morgan took to Instagram on Friday, posting a photo from one of her workouts with a thoughtful but seemingly pointed message to all of her doubters. This embed is invalid" /> Morgan...
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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