Yep, Alex Morgan Called Out Her "22 Best Friends" in Her 2019 ESPYs Acceptance Speech
In a true demonstration of sportsmanship, USWNT forward Alex Morgan did not miss out on an opportunity to thank her entire team when she was awarded Best Female Athlete at this year's Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards on Wednesday. "We did it! I love you guys like sisters, and I have 22 best friends," Alex said.
Following an incredible World Cup win with her team recently, Alex added, "Sorry, but this is probably the second-best trophy we won this week . . . I think about the greats that have won this award in the past and I'm just so honored to follow in their amazing footsteps." Watch her full acceptance speech ahead, and cheers to so many amazing wins, Alex!