Alex snags offseason notice

Portland's star soccer player hits the beaches and cliffs on Twitter
Oct. 8, 2013

Alex Morgan has no problem showing off her body, and the world of Twitter has no problem following her.

Morgan, who has more than 1.2 million followers on Twitter, has been dazzling the world with a tour of beaches in Hawaii with friend Sydney Leroux, another young soccer star in the National Women's Soccer League. The two have been posting their adventure through tweets, including video of cliff diving.

Morgan, 24, was a member of the US National Women's team that won the 2012 Olympic Gold Medal and finished second in the 2011 World Cup. She helped the Portland Thorns win the WPSL title this summer. She posed in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in 2012.

Leroux, who played for the Boston Breakers, is 23 and was the youngest member of the 2012 US Olympic team. She has more than 114,000 followers on twitter, and promotes "I kick balls" as one of her slogans.



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