Alex Morgan reveals she and her family are self-isolating after contracting Covid-19 in California

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Alex Morgan reveals that she and her family are self-isolating after contracting Covid-19 in California shortly after USA forward left Spurs following three-month spell in England

  • Alex Morgan and her family contracted Covid-19 in California over the holidays
  • The USA forward says she and family are in ‘good spirits and recovering well’ 
  • Morgan – who has rejoined Orlando Pride – ‘hopes to rejoin her team-mates soon’ 
  • Morgan left Tottenham last month after a three-month spell in North London 

United States forward Alex Morgan has revealed that she and her family ‘closed out 2020’ by contracting coronavirus in California over the festive period. 

Morgan left Tottenham last month after a three-month spell in North London, but claims she picked up the virus after returning home.

Morgan says she and family are in ‘good spirits and recovering well’ and that she hopes to join her ‘team-mates back on the field soon’.

Alex Morgan (above) and her family contracted coronavirus in California over the holidays 

She wrote on Twitter: ‘Unfortunately, my family and I closed out 2020 learning that we had contracted Covid while in California over the holidays.

‘We are all in good spirits and recovering well. After our isolation is completed, I will follow US Soccer’s return to play guidelines to ensure my body is fully recovered and I can join my team-mates back on the field soon. Be safe and happy new year.’

The USA forward has said that she and family are both in 'good spirits and recovering well'

The USA forward has said that she and family are both in ‘good spirits and recovering well’

Morgan signed for Spurs in September in a bid to regain fitness after the birth of her daughter

 Morgan signed for Spurs in September in a bid to regain fitness after the birth of her daughter

The USWNT super-star signed for Tottenham in September, in a bid to regain fitness after the birth of her daughter.

Morgan – who is married to former LA Galaxy and Orlando City footballer Servando Carrasco – gave birth to their first child in May and return to action just four months later. 

Having not played since August 2019, Morgan made five appearances for Spurs in all competitions – scoring two goals – before returning to America. 

Morgan has excelled on the international stage - having scored 107 goals in 170 appearances

 Morgan has excelled on the international stage – having scored 107 goals in 170 appearances

Morgan is expected to re-join Orlando Pride after they retained her rights to play in the National Women’s Soccer League. 

Morgan will work extensively with Orlando ahead of the Tokyo Olympics as she hopes to add another gold medal to her trophy cabinet after her success in the 2012 games. 

Morgan has excelled on the international stage – having scored 107 goals in 170 appearances for the USA and having won the World Cup twice.   



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