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Alexandra Patricia Morgan (born July 2, 1989) is an American soccer player, Olympic gold medalist, and FIFA Women's World Cup champion.
She is a forward for Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States women's national soccer team.
After entering the match in the 86th minute, she scored in the fourth minute of added time to give the United States a 1–0 victory over Italy in the first leg of a playoff to qualify for the final spot for the Women's World Cup. On July 13, 2011, she scored her first FIFA Women's World Cup goal in the 82nd minute of the semi-final matchup against France, giving the USA a 3–1 lead and ultimately, the victory.
She scored the first goal (69') in the FIFA World Cup Final against Japan after coming on as a substitute at the half, as well as assisting on the Abby Wambach header (104') for a goal in extra time.
On June 2, 2013, Morgan scored two second-half goals as the U. defeated Canada 3–0 in front of a sold out crowd in Toronto. Soccer's celebration of its Centennial anniversary the Federation revealed the US Soccer's All-Time Women's National Team Best XI, she was youngest player selected at 24 years old.
This was the first match between USA and Canada since the epic semi-final of the 2012 Olympic Games. Morgan had a return of five goals in seven matches for the USWNT in 2014 after returning from injury before she reinjured her ankle at the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship, which ruled her out for the rest of tournament.Morgan, who was 22 at the time, was the youngest player on the national team at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup where the team won silver. In 2013, the inaugural season of the National Women's Soccer League, Morgan joined the Portland Thorns and helped the team win the league title that year.At the 2012 London Olympics she scored the match-winning goal in the 123rd minute of the semi-final match against Canada. Morgan played for the Thorns through the 2015 season, after which she was traded to the Orlando Pride.While playing in a scrimmage against the men's junior national team, she sustained an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and did not play for the team again until April 2008.During a match against Stanford in the second round of the 2007 NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship, Morgan scored an equalizer that resulted in a 1–1 draw with less than two minutes left in regulation time. national team commitments throughout her collegiate career, Morgan led the Golden Bears in scoring and helped the team reach the NCAA Tournament four years in a row, advancing to the second round twice.Her performance made her the first player to ever record a goal and an assist in a World Cup final.