November 13-17, 2019
Palm Springs, California
Co-Captain, US Women’s National Team, and Two-time World Cup Champion
Alex Morgan is a forward for Orlando Pride in the National Women’s Soccer League and the US Women’s National Team. Since 2018, she has co-captained the national team with Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe.
Morgan was a standout for the Cal Bears soccer team and made her professional debut with the Western New York Flash, helping the team win the league championship. Morgan, at 22, was the youngest player on the national team at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, where the team won silver. At the 2012 London Olympics, she scored the match-winning goal in the 123rd minute of the semifinal match. She was subsequently named US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year and was a FIFA World Player of the Year finalist. Morgan also helped the US win its titles at the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cups, where she was named to the Dream Team for both tournaments and won the Silver Boot in 2019.
Off the field, Morgan is writing a middle-grade book series about four soccer players. The first book, Saving the Team, debuted at No. 7 on The New York Times Best Seller list. She also played a fictionalized version of herself in the 2018 film Alex & Me.
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