Breakaway: Beyond The Goal by Alex Morgan

By Alex Morgan

Get encouraged to be your best—in activities and in life—with this uplifting memoir from famous person football participant and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan that incorporates 8 pages of full-color photos!

As a skilled and winning girl athlete, Alex Morgan is a job version to hundreds of thousands of women who are looking to be their most sensible, not only in football, yet in different activities and in existence. the tale of her route to luck, from taking part in within the 2011 Women’s international Cup, to profitable gold within the 2012 London Olympics, to score as one of many nationwide Team’s best scorers, will motivate each person who reads it.

From her beginnings with the yankee formative years football association to her key function within the 2015 Women’s global Cup, Alex stocks the main points that made her who she is this present day: a stupendous position version and athlete who proudly rocks a crimson scarf.

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Jack took off his suit jacket and threw it over the 42 Jennifer O’Connell armchair. “It’s a Friday night for me, too. I’d like to be home with my family instead of holed up in a library reading legal rulings. ” “You act like I’m going on some Vegas junket for a few weeks. ” Jack walked up to me and took my face in his hands. “I’m sorry. I want to be with you tonight. ” Jack looked at me with exhausted eyes, a week in court and late nights taking their toll. I brushed my hand along his cheek, feeling the shadow of a beard that was already reappearing.

I’ll be home by nine. ” It was almost six-thirty. ” I had trouble working up much sympathy for him. ” I muttered something about it being all right, and hung up. Phase one of my evening was shot to hell. On to phase two. By eight o’clock I had Katie bathed, filled with medicine, and all set for bed. She sat in my lap while I read books, her stubby fingers stabbing at the pages as she pointed to Pooh and Piglet and Tigger. I wondered if she realized that beginning tomorrow, Marta or her daddy would be making the silly sounds of Tigger bouncing on his tail.

Two men and a woman examined me from head to toe, making notes on yellow legal pads they balanced on their laps. A tall, gangly man with John Lennon glasses, a salt-and-pepper goatee, and a graying ponytail seemed to be the one in charge. ” I stood facing the wall as the three of them got a good look at my Mega Bra profile. ” Ponytail man nodded appreciatively and elbowed the woman to his right. She scribbled something on her notepad, which I hoped was a scathing letter of resignation and feminist manifesto, but was more likely a guess at my measurements.

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