World Cup Analyst Heather Mitts on post Sepp Blatter FIFA

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As a studio analyst for the Women’s World Cup, former U.S. Women’s National Team star defender and three-time Olympic Gold medalist Heather Mitts says the timeline for finding the next leadership is in FIFA’s favor:

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Alex Morgan dresses as McKayla Maroney for Halloween (PHOTO)

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It’s Halloween, and as such time to revisit the Alex Morgan Halloween costume. Here she is dressed as McKayla Maroney.

Here USWNT partner-in-crime Sydney Leroux went as fellow member of the Fab Five, oh wait my bad, apologies to the Michigan Wolverines, Fierce Five, as Gabby Douglas.

See the photo and compare/contrast after the jump.

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Picture of Alex Morgan Bathing in Ice

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Alex Morgan tweeted this out.  A picture of herself, Alex Morgan and soccer team mate Whitney Engen taking an ice bath.

As soccer season as already started, and it’s still winter in many parts of the country, there’s plenty of snow and ice at soccer games. Just no Alex Morgan taking an ice bath.

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Alex Morgan’s hot new Nike ad (photo)

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Alex Morgan is back with a new advertisement for Nike and Dick’s sporting goods. Check it out after the jump

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Alex Morgan supports Barca, Lionel Messi (photo and video)

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After the jump, you can see a photo of USA women’s soccer player Alex Morgan with a Barça jersey. And a video interview.

She also expressed her support on the FC Barcelona website:

The star of Team USA has been visiting the club, which she says are her favourite team, because “they do magic on the field. I’m so happy to see them get as many trophies as they have”

Morgan, who played in a charity match in Washington during the US Tour, tries to catch as many Barça games on TV as she can.

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Alex Morgan, U.S. Soccer lose to Japan again

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Alex Morgan and her U.S. Women’s National Teammates took on Japan for the first time since that epic extra time World Cup final. Unfortunately, the result was the same.

Megumi Takase scored in the 86th minute to lead Japan to a 1-0 victory against the U.S. women’s soccer team Monday in Portugal.

Morgan tweeted after the game: “Tough loss… We can learn a lot as a team and individuals from this game. Thanks for all the support.”

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New Alex Morgan Soccer Video Becoming YouTube Sensation

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The unofficial Alex Morgan highlight film is burning up the internet. Posted on YouTube just two days ago, it’s already up to almost 20,000 views. The song is ”Time of Your Life” by David Cook. Morgan herself tweeted out the link herself. “Thanks to who put together this video its awesome!!” She tweeted 19 hours ago about the video.

It has some of that “Baywatch” slow motion running element, so therefore enjoy!

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Does Daily Show (Video)

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In the summer lull, in the sports media graveyard that is MLB All-Star week, (and with two lockouts in the NBA and NFL in top of it, meaning zero free agency news) THIS is what we needed. As Americans sports fans and sports news consumers, the U.S. Women’s soccer team stepped right in to fill the void.

And now they’ve become media darlings, appearing on talk shows everywhere, including the Daily Show with Jon Stewart (clip after the jump)

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