Alex Morgan does not make the United States women’s team for the Paris Olympics


The American forward Alex Morgan, 34 years old and a player for the San Diego Wave, has not been included this Wednesday in the list of 18 soccer players with whom her country’s team will compete in the women’s tournament of the next Olympic Games in Paris (France) .

Morgan, one of the most recognized stars in women’s soccer internationally, has participated in 224 matches with the United States team. However, she will not be part of the national team that comes into action at the end of July in the French capital.

Not surprisingly, Morgan injured his ankle on April 19 and was out for a month. Although she returned to the national team at the beginning of June for two friendly matches against South Korea, coach Emma Hayes has finally left her out of the Olympics. from Paris.

“Making an Olympic roster is a great privilege and honor, and there is no denying that it has been an extremely competitive process between the players and that there have been difficult decisions, especially considering how hard they have all worked over the last 10 months,” commented Emma Hayes herself after giving her list.

The US team will face the teams of Zambia, Australia and Germany in their group of the Paris tournament. Therefore, Morgan, who won Olympic gold with his country’s team during the Olympic Games, will not be there. London 2012.