Soccer Star Alex Morgan Deserves Another Gold Medal for Her Latest History-Making Milestone

Alex Morgan accomplished an impressive feat when she made her 14th goal for the USWNT since welcoming daughter Charlie, becoming the highest-scoring mom in the team's history.

By Gabrielle Chung Feb 24, 2023 1:05 AMTags
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Alex Morgan is not a regular mom—she's a soccer mom.

And now, the two-time Olympic medalist is the highest-scoring mom in U.S. Women's National Team history, according to the organization. Alex, 33, nabbed the impressive title on Feb. 22 at the SheBelieves Cup championship game against Brazil, during which she scored her 14th goal for the USWNT since welcoming daughter Charlie in 2020.

Alex's 2-year-old, who she shares with husband Servando Carrasco, was on hand to witness the historic moment. As seen in a photo taken after the USWNT won the game in a 2-1 victory, Alex—wearing the SheBelieves Cup medal around her neck—celebrated with her daughter by kicking a soccer ball around on the empty pitch.

Prior to Alex, 1999 World Cup team member Joy Fawcette held the record of highest-scoring mother with 13 goals, per Fox Sports. Other moms who have scored for the team include Danielle Fotopoulos, Amy RodriguezJessica McDonaldKate Markgraf, Kristine Lilly and Tina Ellertson.

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However, Alex's daughter is quickly becoming a soccer star in her own right. As the 33-year-old previously explained to E! News, Charlie is often "fighting over" the ball when she's playing with other kids.


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"It's really fun to see," Alex said back in 2021. "When our game finishes, then the real game starts."

She added at the time that Charlie has already picked up how post-match free-for-alls work after attending so many games. "If I explain to Charlie things, she just doesn't get it," Alex shared. "When I do something and I show her, she picks it up so easily."

Only time will tell if she'll try to take on one of her mom's many records.

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