I remember every goal I’ve scored!

–Alex Morgan

I’ve always wanted to become a professional soccer player.

–Alex Morgan

Whenever people say “women’s soccer,” I want to correct them to say “soccer.” Every girl has had their sport diminished because they’re girls.

–Alex Morgan

I never look at the goalkeeper’s eyes.

–Alex Morgan

I could be a model for one night. But I’m also a professional soccer player, and I like to be taken seriously on the field.

–Alex Morgan

Sportsmanship is definitely an important thing in all sports. In soccer, we all respect each other on such a high level, between Sweden and Brazil and Japan or whatever team it is.

–Alex Morgan

Soccer is what I grew up doing – it’s my passion, and I’m way more comfortable on the field in my soccer cleats.

–Alex Morgan

Music is so huge to soccer, to my life, to working out. I usually have headphones when I’m cleaning the house or making dinner.

–Alex Morgan

I want to know I made women’s soccer better than it was when I came into it.

–Alex Morgan

We’re going to be World Champions…forever.

–Alex Morgan

I really like my legs because I’ve worked hard for them. With soccer, that’s the one thing you’re working all the time.

–Alex Morgan

My favorite goals are the ones when there’s so much pressure. I focus more when the game is on the line.

–Alex Morgan

Around the age of 14, I was very discouraged from a coach. It was my first youth club team while playing soccer. She told me at the time that I wasn’t good enough to play on the team, that I would never get into the game.

–Alex Morgan

I could always score goals. I loved that feeling of having your team look to you, that feeling of leadership.

–Alex Morgan

I would like to win the Ballon d’Or for women. But every top professional should have that ambition.

–Alex Morgan

Scoring a goal in a World Cup was my dream as a little girl. I didn’t really dream of being in ‘Maxim’ when I was 5.

–Alex Morgan

I don’t think the entire world respects women in sport. But if FIFA start respecting the women’s game more, others will follow.

–Alex Morgan

I think a goal is a goal and not all my goals are pretty.

–Alex Morgan

I don’t run straight at a constant pace; soccer is always a change of pace and movement.

–Alex Morgan

Even when I’m training alone, I always prefer doing soccer-related stuff. On my own, I’ll run through cones or do some shooting exercises or pass the ball against the wall.

–Alex Morgan

I want young girls to dream about being professional soccer players instead of just watching the boys go out and play.

–Alex Morgan