USWNT star Alex Morgan speaks to FIFA.com
Striker returns to Olympic action on Wednesday against 2016 conquerors Sweden
Morgan talks motherhood, motivation and maintaining US standards
The last time we saw Alex Morgan on the Olympic stage, she cut a crestfallen figure.
USA had just lost on penalties to Sweden in the quarter-finals and, in doing so, fallen short of a podium finish for the first time in the team’s medal-laden history. Morgan, to make matters worse, had been one of the players to fail from the spot.
Few doubted that this tough and talented striker would bounce back in the months and years that followed. But fewer still would have predicted the extent of her subsequent achievements.
A second FIFA Women’s World Cup™ winner’s medal . . .