Alex Morgan

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 The USA celebrate winning the Women’s World Cup  final  in Lyon. ‘The USA brought a new form of bravado to women’s sports.’ Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

What if I told you that sports and politics can intersect? That it’s possible to stand for something and dominate your respective field, and that one (...)

The USA celebrate Rose Lavelle’s goal in their World Cup final win over the Netherlands. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

Rose Lavelle was 9 and a half - the half is important, if you’re 9 - when the women that changed everything arrived in Cincinnati. It was October 200(...)

Megan Rapinoe  celebrates scoring the opening goal for the USA against the Netherlands in the Fifa Women’s World Cup final in France. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

It became clear after 13 minutes that this was going to be a different kind of game for the USA. The Netherlands, it turned out, were different from a(...)

The USA celebrate their World Cup final win over the Netherlands in Lyon. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A coolly taken Megan Rapinoe penalty and beautifully worked goal from Rose Lavelle fired USA to their fourth Women’s World Cup title against a resilie(...)

Alex Morgan of the USA celebrates her goal against England. Photograph: Getty Images

England 1 USA 2 They have won new friends and influenced plenty of opinions during a transformative month in France but the Rhône was swelled by Engl(...)

 Megan Rapinoe (right)  of the USA celebrates with her team-mate Kelly O’Hara  after scoring her second goal  in the  Women’s World Cup quarter-final against France  at the Parc des Princes. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

France 1 USA 2 It was fitting that Megan Rapinoe, the focus of unwanted presidential attentions before the game, was the player to power the US into (...)

 Alex Morgan celebrates scoring her team’s 12th goal. Photograph: Reuters

United States 13 Thailand 0 It was clear what kind of match this would be a few seconds before the whistle blew. The US put seven attacking players o(...)

The USA players celebrate their victory over Japan in the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2015 at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. Photograph: Franck Fife/Getty Images

United States World ranking: 1 World Cup record: They’ve appeared in all seven World Cup finals and have never finished outside the medals, winning (...)

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin players celebrate after beating Barcelona in the  Women’s Champions League final  in Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: Getty Images

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin are a team that would make Pep’s Barcelona, Pep’s Man City, Zidane’s Real Madrid and many other teams blush with their stel(...)

Olympique Lyonnais players celebrate their Women’s Champions League win over VFL Wolfsburg at Kyiv in May 2018. Photograph: Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Those European clubs with aspirations to knock Olympique Lyonnais off the perch they have occupied for much of the last decade must have felt at times(...)

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