Alex Morgan is expecting her first child in april, but it is no obstacle to the american football star participating in the OLYMPICS this summer.
She has plans to resume training immediately after the birth, so she can be ready for the games in Tokyo.
It says Tomorrow in an interview with the US Today according to CBS News.
- I hope to be back on track as quickly as possible. After the birth I will join the national team, and begin work towards the OLYMPICS in Tokyo, says the 30-year-old striker.
Orlando Pride-the player was with when the USA got the OLYMPIC gold in London in 2012. She was also world champion with the USA in both 2015 and 2019.
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Alex Morgan here, along with Megan Rapinoe of the UNITED states. Photo: Christian Hartmann/ Ritzau Scanpix
Alex Morgan don't get the big maternity. Photo: Mike Blake/Ritzau Scanpix
Morgan married in 2014 with the footballer Servando Carrasco, who plays for MLS club LA Galaxy.
- There are so many women who come back to their sport after giving birth to children, and there are so many, which is able to combine a good family life to pursue sport at the highest level.
- I plan to follow in their footsteps. I am going to have my daughter with me when I travel around from town to town to play. I want to continue with the sport, which has followed me throughout life, " says Morgan.
She has scored 107 goals in 169 matches for the UNITED states.
the OLYMPICS run from 24. July to 9. august next year.
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