Tottenham confirms signing of USWNT star Alex Morgan

Tottenham Girls have introduced they’ve signed Alex Morgan.

The 31-year-old striker will be part of the north London facet from the NWSL’s Orlando Pleasure on a one-year contract as soon as a visa is granted. She’s going to put on the No. 13 shirt.

Morgan has loved a glittering profession and turn into one of the crucial iconic figures within the girls’s sport, having amassed 169 caps and scored 107 objectives for the US nationwide crew. 

After profitable a gold medal on the Olympics in London in 2012, she went on to carry two World Cup crowns with the USWNT in 2015 and 2019. She additionally claimed two CONCACAF Girls’s Championship titles. 

Morgan spent 4 years with Orlando, although she spent the 2016-17 marketing campaign on mortgage at French powerhouse Lyon, the place she gained the home league and cup in addition to the Champions League.

She has collected a number of particular person accolades over time, too, having been named CONCACAF Participant of the 12 months 4 instances and U.S. Soccer Athlete of the 12 months in 2012 and 2018.

A finalist within the FIFA The Finest awards in 2019, Morgan gave start to her first youngster, daughter Charlie Elena Carrasco, in Could this 12 months.

She follows 4 of her USWNT teammates in making the swap to the English league, with Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis becoming a member of Manchester Metropolis and Christen Press and Tobin Heath making the transfer to Manchester United. In the meantime, two of her Orlando Pleasure teammates, Shelina Zadorsky and Alanna Kennedy, are already on mortgage at Spurs.

Tottenham began its Girls’s Tremendous League marketing campaign with a 1-1 draw towards West Ham final week and is in motion once more on Sunday when it visits Everton. Spurs are additionally by way of to the FA Cup quarterfinals, with a conflict towards London rival Arsenal scheduled for Sept. 26.

The north London facet completed seventh within the desk final season, sitting 19 factors behind champions Chelsea when the marketing campaign was ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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