WATCH: USWNT Star Alex Morgan Enjoys Orlando Match With Adorable Daughter

Published 09/06/2021, 2:58 PM EDT
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In a recent video that gained media attention, Alex Morgan was enjoying Orlando Pride’s match with her 1-year-old daughter, Charlie.

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Morgan is the current face and captain of the US Women’s National Soccer Team. One of the most decorated footballers on the planet, she plays her club football with Orlando Pride. Other than that, the double World Cup winner made cameos in various television shows and also featured in Maroon 5’s 2018 music video for the song Girls Like You.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 06: Carmelina Moscato of Canada battles with Alex Morgan of USA during the Women’s Football Semi-Final match between Canada and USA, on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford on August 6, 2012, in Manchester, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Alex Morgan and her daughter Charlie

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In October 2019 Alex announced that she was pregnant, eventually giving birth in May 2020. Dealing with the uncertainties of the pandemic, she said, “I think when I was in my last month of pregnancy, was when the pandemic started to get quite bad. So, I think there was some stress involved,  just because so much unknown was out there at the time“. However, over the course of time, Morgan returned to Orlando Pride ahead of the 2021 season. In the Challenge Cup, she scored the winner over Washington Spirit as the scoreline read 1-0.

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The soccer star still has the hunger to continue playing professional football. When asked about the retirement of her USWNT teammate Carli Lloyd, and her own playing future, she said that “I feel like I’ve been able to work with a lot of brands and companies, found a company, TOGETHXR, my media company, and do a lot of things that I’m really proud of that I think will last a lot further than my playing career.  But as of right now, I’m still very invested in playing soccer, being the best player I can be, and then looking forward to the next world cup.

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She decided to take her daughter, Charlie to watch a match. The duo seemed to enjoy the outing at Morgan’s stomping ground.

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Divya Chaturvedi

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Divya Chaturvedi is an Olympic Athletics author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing her Under Graduate degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi. She's also an internationally recognized athlete, specializing in Shot Put and Discus, representing India at the International Children's Games held in Australia has been one of the biggest feats in her endeavor so far. Having participated in The Road to Wimbledon and representing the state several times, she bagged a number of titles for the same.

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