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: USA’s World Cup hero (photos and bio)

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The countdown to the women’s World Cup begins. #13 Alex Morgan is the face of the U.S. Women’s National Team. She is the USWNT’s hero. To help you get ready for the summer soccer tournament spectacular, we’re going to profile some of the more important players on the roster, starting with Alex Morgan.

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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 game winner! U.S. edges Canada 4-3 in OT semifinal

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With her game-winning goal, 23-year-old Alex Morgan became the youngest player to score 20 goals in one year for the U.S Women’s National soccer team.The young striker  scored her first goal since netting two in the opening game of pool play versus France. The prolific scorer ended her drought tonight as the U.S. edged Canada 4-3 in extra time.

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Alex Morgan body paint bikini pics broke the internet

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Three female athletes will appear in Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit issue, which comes out next Tuesday, Feb. 14. The trio will be part of the popular “bodypaint” feature. One of the athletes featured is U.S. women’s soccer star Alex Morgan. Yes, Alex Morgan literally wearing nothing, but a “painted on” bikini. I’m making you read the whole post to see this one.

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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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Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, Abby Wambach up for FIFA Player of the Year

The banner year for the USWNT continues as the World Cup run led to their three main stars: Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, and Abby Wambach being nominated for the highest individual honor a women’s soccer player can achieve.

The following ten women soccer players are up for the title of FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2011:

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Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, Abby Wambach do 2011 Chicago Marathon

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USWNT soccer stars Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach came to my hometown today to run part of the 2011 Chicago Marathon. And serve as celebrity, guests? hosts? I don’t know what title one gives to celebrities in marathons. Anyways, here are some photos, and tweets from it.

Photo credit Hope Solo on WhoSay

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Alex Morgan, Hope Solo Twitterverse Growning Exponentially

As USWNT members Hope Solo and Alex Morgan see their Q ratings soar into the stratosphere, their presence on Twitter grows exponentially as well. Morgan has over 233,000 Twitter followers, Solo has over 310,000.

With it has come the fan accounts, with goofy clever names, such as…

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