- Position Forward
- Number 13
- Date of Birth Jul 02 1989
- Hometown Diamond Bar, CA
- Height 5' 7"
- Club San Diego Wave FC
FIRST CAP: March 31, 2010 vs. Mexico (Sandy, Utah)
FIRST GOAL: Oct. 2, 2010 vs. China PR (Chester, Pa.)
NaTIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS
- Heading into her fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup, Moran ranks in the top 10 in USWNT history in goals, assists and multi-goal games.
- On Nov. 13, 2022 vs. Germany in the final match of the year, she became the 13th player in USWNT history to reach the 200-cap milestone.
- She scored one of the biggest goals of the year, converting from the penalty spot to defeat Canada, 1-0, in the title game of the 2022 Concacaf W Championship as she helped the USA earn berths to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2024 Paris Olympics. She was awarded the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player.
- Twice named U.S. Soccer’s Female Athlete of the Year (2012, 2018), Morgan is also a four-time Concacaf Player of the Year (2013, 2016, 2017, 2018), a five-time FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11 selection (2016 ,2017, 2019, 2021, 2022) and a three-time finalist for FIFA World Player of the Year (2012, 2019, 2022).
- A three-time Olympian, Morgan helped the USA capture gold at the 2012 London Olympics highlighted by her 123rd minute goal in the USA’s epic semifinal win against Canada.
PREVIOUS WORLD CUP EXPERIENCE
- A two-time Women’s World Cup champion, Morgan won the Silver Boot at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, scoring six goals and three assists. She tied the USA’s single-game scoring record with five goals in the opening match against Thailand.
- Appeared in all seven games at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, making five starts and scoring against Colombia while helping the USA to its first World Cup title since 1999.
- Made her World Cup debut in 2011 where she appeared in five matches as a substitute and scored twice, including in the Final against Japan.
- Scored one of the most important goals in USWNT Qualifying history when she came on and scored in the first leg of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Playoff against Italy in 2010.
- Helped the USA win the 2008 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and scored the winning goal in the Final against Korea DPR
- An 11-year-veteran of the NWSL, Morgan had her best NWSL season in 2022 and won the Golden Boot as the league’s top scorer with 15 goals in just 17 games regular season games expansion side San Diego Wave FC.
- Won a WPS Championship with the Western New York Flash in 2011 and won the inaugural NWSL Championship in 2013 as a member of Portland Thorns FC.
- Played briefly in England with Tottenham Hotspur and in France for Olympique Lyonnais, with whom she won the UEFA Women’s Champions League in 2016-17.
- Daughter of Pamela and Michael Morgan and married to Servando Carrasco, a former professional soccer player.
- Welcomed her first child, a daughter named Charlie, in May of 2020 and returned to the field for the USWNT in November of 2020, just five months after giving birth.
- With her goal against Brazil at the 2023 SheBelieves Cup, Morgan moved past Joy Fawcett for the most goals scored as a mother in USWNT history.
- Has two dogs named Blue and Kona.