Alex Morgan of of the United States celebrates after scoring during the Women's soccer semifinal match against Canada on Aug. 6, 2012, in Manchester, England.
United States' Megan Rapinoe, right, celebrates with teammate Alex Morgan after scoring against Canada during their semifinal women's soccer match at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Aug. 6, 2012, at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England.
Megan Rapinoe, right, and Alex Morgan, center, of the United States, celebrate together after Morgan scores her second goal during the women's group G soccer match between the U.S. and France at the London 2012 Summer Olympics on July 25, 2012, at Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland. Despite joining the world of club soccer at ther relatively old age of 14, Morgan has distinguished herself on the field.
The United States women's Olympic soccer team (from top, left to right, Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach, Hope Solo, Lauren Cheney, Rachel Buehler, Tobin Heath, Shannon Boxx, Amy LePeilbet, Christie Rampone, Kelley O'Hara and Megan Rapinoe) pose for a group photo before the start of their London 2012 Olympic Games women's group G football match against France at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, on July 25, 2012.
Alex Morgan of the United States dribbles against Tina Romagnuolo of Canada on Sept. 22, 2011, at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Ore. A forward for the Seattle Sounders Women, Morgan was youngest player named to the United States World Cup roster and the youngest member of the Senior U.S. Women's National team.
Rhian Wilkinson of Canada challenges Alex Morgan during championship action of the 2012 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament at BC Place on Jan. 29, 2012, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Born July 2, 1989, in California, Morgan was a multi-sport athlete in her youth playing basketball, softball, volleyball and track in addition to soccer.
Soccer player Alex Morgan poses for a portrait during the USOC Portrait Shoot at Smashbox West Hollywood on Nov. 15, 2011, in West Hollywood, Calif. She was among those nominated for breakthrough athlete of the year at the 2012 ESPY Awards.