Two-time US World Cup winner Alex Morgan contracts coronavirus

<p>Alex Morgan has contracted coronavirus over the holidays&nbsp;</p>

Alex Morgan has contracted coronavirus over the holidays 

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12:48pm, Wed 06 Jan 2021
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US striker Alex Morgan has revealed she and her family are ‘recovering well’ after contracting coronavirus while in California over the Christmas break. 

The 31 year-old recently returned from the UK after a loan spell at WSL club Tottenham Hotspur and has now rejoined Orlando Pride in the NWSL. 

She said on Twitter: "Unfortunately, my family and I closed out 2020 learning that we had contracted Covid while in California over the holidays. We are all in good spirits and recovering well. 

“After our isolation is completed, I will follow US Soccer's return to play guidelines to ensure my body is fully recovered and I can join my teammates back on the field soon. Be safe and happy new year.”

The two-time World Cup champion is married to former Major League Soccer star Servando Carrasco and gave birth to their first child Charlie in May last year.

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