U.S. Women’s Soccer Star Alex Morgan Recovering After COVID-19 Diagnosis
United States women’s national group star Alex Morgan revealed Tuesday she checked favorable for COVID-19.
Morgan said she and her household “are all in good spirits and recuperating well.”
The USWNT has actually run out action since November, when it beat the Netherlands 2-0 in a friendly. Morgan began on the bench and came on in the 46th minute.
The 31-year-old finished a quick spell with Tottenham Hotspur last month, with the club verifying she would not extend her agreement beyond December. She made four looks in the FA Women’s Super League, scoring a pair of goals.
Making the relocate to England allowed Morgan to return onto the pitch following her pregnancy. She provided birth in May, preventing her from representing the Orlando Pride in the NWSL Difficulty Cup. The Pride ultimately withdrew from the event after several favorable COVID-19 tests.
The forward was on the brink of sealing her move to Tottenham when the NWSL presented its Fall Series.
The two-time World Cup winner intends to represent the United States in the 2021 Summertime Olympics, which factored into her decision to sign with Tottenham.