04:13 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 02/06/2013 02:40PM
Sexy soccer star Alex Morgan's latest photo feature is a definite score!
The athlete, 23, channels Katy Perry, 28, in ESPN magazine's Feb. 18 music issue, sporting the same pose and summery ensemble as the cover of the pop star's 2008 One of the Boys album.
"I love Katy Perry," Morgan tells ESPN's blog. "There were a couple of other choices, but I just gravitated toward this one. The cover is cute and fun. It [was] a great shoot [with] such a fun background and I never get to wear an outfit like this."
Originally posted 08/09/2012 05:30PM
It was an eagerly awaited rematch that was only made possible for the Americans by last-second heroics.
Powered by two goals from Carli Lloyd and sensational saves by goalie Hope Solo on Thursday, the Americans prevailed 2-1 over Japan – and avenged their heartbreaking World Cup loss to earn a third straight Olympic gold medal.
The victory took place before 80,203 fans, the largest crowd ever for women's Olympic soccer.
Originally posted 08/07/2012 08:10AM
In the 123rd minute of the game, the most nail-biting, game-maker of times, Alex Morgan scored the goal that landed the U.S. a sweet, but close, 4-3 victory over Canada.
"I can't remember ever feeling this way after scoring a goal," the rising soccer star, 23, said later Monday, according to Sports Illustrated. "It's just so exhilarating."
But she may be feeling something else come Thursday, when the women's soccer gold medal match pits Team USA against Japan: déjá vu.
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