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American soccer star, Alex Morgan, family contract COVID-19


US women’s football team star striker, Alex Morgan and her family have contracted that deadly coronavirus (Covid-19).

The two-time World Cup winner made the announcement to her 3.9M followers on her verified Twitter handle on Tuesday.

“Unfortunately, my family and I closed out 2020 learning that we had contracted Covid while in California over the holidays.

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“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 teammates back on the field soon.

“My body is fully recovered and I can join my teammates back on the field soon. Be safe and happy new year.” she tweeted.

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The 31-year-old mother of one (a 7-month old daughter named Charlie) is married to fellow soccer player Servando Carrasco.

The U.S. women’s national team is expected to open its January training camp on Saturday. The team is preparing for the Olympics in Tokyo, set for this summer.

Morgan joined north London club Tottenham from Orlando Pride in a bid to regain match fitness following the birth of her child after the COVID-19 pandemic truncated the National Women’s Soccer League.

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