LA Galaxy to Honor FIFA World Cup Winner Alex Morgan Friday During Match vs. San Jose Earthquakes
LOS ANGELES - The LA Galaxy will honor U.S. Women's National Team forward Alex Morgan during the club's match this Friday, July 12 at Dignity Health Sports Park (8 p.m. PT; UniMas), after Morgan and the USWNT returned this week from winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Sunday in France. Fans can purchase tickets to the match at www.lagalaxy.com/tickets.
Morgan, who will be honored at halftime of Friday's contest, was instrumental in the USWNT's victorious World Cup campaign, earning Silver Boot honors after notching six goals and tallying three assists in 490 during the tournament. Their 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the championship game made the USA only the second nation to successfully defend a World Cup crown.
Last night, Morgan was honored at the ESPYs in Los Angeles as she collected honors as the Best Female Athlete and the USWNT was named Best Team.
The 2019 USWNT Victory Tour, presented by Allstate, kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 3 when the USA hosts the Republic of Ireland at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. It will be the USA's first game on home soil after winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France. The match will be broadcast on ESPN2 and the ESPN App starting at 7 p.m. PT.
The LA Galaxy (11-7-1, 34 points) are 31-23-15 all-time against the San Jose Earthquakes. Friday's contest will mark the second and final meeting between the two sides this season.
LA Galaxy Season Ticket Membership deposits for the 2020 Major League Soccer season are now available. Galaxy fans can go to www.lagalaxy.com/tickets/deposits to place their 2020 LA Galaxy Season Ticket Membership deposit for $50 per seat. In addition to visiting www.lagalaxy.com/tickets/deposits, fans can place their 2020 Season Ticket Membership deposit at the Dignity Health Sports Park by visiting Galaxy HQ at any LA Galaxy home game. Fans can also call 1.877.3GALAXY (342.5299) and press 2 when prompted to place Season Ticket Membership deposits.
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