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Tottenham Women have announced they have signed Alex Morgan.
The 31-year-old striker will jointhe north London side from Orlando Pride on a one-year contractonce a visa is granted and will wear the No.13 shirt.
Morgan has enjoyed a glittering career to become one of the most iconic figures in the women's game, having amassed 169 caps and scored 107 goals for the United States national team.
After winning agold medal at theOlympics in London in 2012, she went on to lift two World Cup crowns with the USWNT in 2015 and 2019, while she alsoclaimed two CONCACAF Women's Championship titles.
She has collected a host of individual accolades over the years, too, having been namedCONCACAF Player of the Year four times andUS Soccer Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2018.
A finalist in the FIFA The Best awards in 2019, Morgan gave birth to her first child, daughterCharlie Elena Carrasco, in May this year.
She follows four of her USWNTteam-mates in making the switch to the English league, with Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis joining Manchester City andChristen Press and Tobin Heath making the move to Manchester United.Meanwhile, two of her Orlando Pride team-mates,Shelina Zadorsky and Alanna Kennedy, are already on loan at Spurs.
Tottenham started their Women's Super League campaign with a 1-1 draw against West Ham last week and are in action again on Sunday when they visit Everton. They are also through to the FA Cup quarter-finals, with a clash against London rivals Arsenal scheduled for September 26.