Rio De Janeiro. BR - Alex Morgan and the other 10 people on her team advanced to the next round of play after a Columbia loss to Harvard, on Monday, sealed their advancement.
Morgan, of San Dimas, California, is trying for her second consecutive gold medal in Women's football and found herself advancing to the 2016 Olympic quarterfinals alongside other players like Marta.
"It's great that Marta and I advanced to the next round and I hope that we have a good battle in the next game that will test our resources," stated Morgan to The Nutmeg News. "I'm hoping to come out on top in 2016 and will hold this gold medal up against my Algarve Cup wins in 2011, 2013, and 2015"
Team sponsors indicate that with Morgan advancing to the next round, they expect overall Morgan branding to increase with gains expected of 500% if Morgan wins her second consecutive gold medal in Brazil.
The Nutmeg News will have more on this as we interview Alex Morgan to get her perspective on Alex Morgan, her branding, her tweets, her instagram, her connection with her fans, and the next player that she will face..