US women’s soccer star Alex Morgan gives birth to girl

US women's soccer star gives birth
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US women's soccer star gives birth

Women’s soccer star Alex Morgan gave birth to a girl Thursday.

The forward for the U.S. national women's team and the Orlando Pride, and her husband, Servando Carrasco, welcomed Charlie Elena Carrasco just before noon, Sports Illustrated reported.

"At 1130am on May 7 weighing 8lbs. 5oz., Charlie Elena Carrasco made her grand entrance into the world," Morgan wrote on Instagram. "She made us wait longer than expected, but I should have known she would do it her way and her way only. My super moon baby."

Morgan joins women's national teammate Hope Solo as a new mother. Solo, the team's former goalkeeper, gave birth to twins in March.

Another former U.S. star, Heather O'Reilly, is due in June, according to Sports Illustrated.

Morgan won a gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics with Team USA and won two FIFA World Cup championships in 2015 and 2019, according to Bleacher Report. Morgan also won a Women's Professional Soccer championship with the Western New York Flash in 2011, a National Women's Soccer League title with Portland Thorns FC in 2013 and with Lyon in the UEFA Women's Champions League in 2017, the website reported.

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