Monday, July 18, 2011

Alex Morgan Soccer


Alex Morgan Soccer : The youngest player to compete in the 21 United States women's soccer World Cup in Germany, Alex Morgan, is 21 years a leading figure in this team and the leader of a generation that intends to continue giving the country titles of 'soccer'.

In Wednesday's match against France in a 3-1 victory in the semifinals, Morgan entered the field in the second half and with Megan Rapinoe revolutionized the offensive game, shooting a team that was being put on the ropes.

It had a great first time that he could not push the network by the intervention of the archer 'bleue' Bérangère Sipowicz, but in 82 minutes, with 2-1 in favor of theirs, no failed and got a backlash distances that brought a 3-1 and sealed the passage to the final.

"What I have clear is that Alex Morgan will not only play this World Cup. It's a great player, very fast and talented, sure he will play many others," she said of her partner Abby Wambach, considered one of the stars of the future.

The Swedish American coach, Pia Sundhage, usually reluctant to personify the cited expressly to mention the most prominent players in the match against the French in Moenchengladbach.

"I'm the most competitive person I know. It is an attitude that I always had and that helped me achieve a lot. Thanks, Dad, let me never deserved to win though and for teaching me what to feel lost," Morgan said before the tournament showing one of the main features of his character.

Morgan became known in international tournaments for the FIFA U-20, 2008, in which both won the team's victory in the final against North Korea.

With all the national team debut on March 31, 2010 against Mexico in Salt Lake City and 20 November in Padua achieved one of the most important goals of the team's recent history in a 1-0 win over Italy in the round of the playoffs that allowed the U.S. to be in this World Cup.

California This player, who plays for Western New York's Flash Brazilian superstar Marta, also has important Latin influences from growing up in California, among which his former trainer and boyfriend Edward Servando Carrasco, a Mexican player in the Seattle and Sounders of Major League Soccer (MLS).

"UC Berkeley has changed me. It has helped build my character and helped me to realize what is most exciting of my life, football," he said.

In the final against Japan on Sunday in Frankfurt, could gain the absolute first major title of his life, but if the experts' forecasts are met, will be only the first of a long career in the elite of 'soccer' U.S. and world football.

Alex Morgan is an American soccer player from Diamond Bar, California. She is a forward for the Western New York Flash of Women's Professional Soccer and member of the US Women's National Team. Morgan was the youngest player on the USA's roster at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

As a freshman at the University of California, Berkeley, Morgan was the leading scorer for the Golden Bears with eight goals in 2007.

Her last goal of her freshman season came against Stanford in the second round of the 2007 NCAA Tournament, tying the game at 1–1 with less than two minutes left in regulation time and forcing the Cardinal into overtime and then to penalty kicks.

However, Stanford prevailed, and went on to the third round of the tournament

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