ALEX MORGAN has develop into the most recent high-profile footballer to check optimistic for Covid-19 because the virus continues to wreak havoc throughout the globe.
The USA World Cup winner introduced the shock information on her Twitter account this night.
She stated: “Sadly, my household and I closed out 2020 studying that we had contracted Covid whereas in California over the vacations.
“We’re all in good spirits and recovering nicely. After our isolation is accomplished, I’ll observe US Soccer’s return to play tips to make sure my physique is absolutely recovered and I can be part of my teammates again on the sphere quickly.
“Be protected and joyful new yr.”
Some followers had been fast to level out that she had celebrated Christmas together with her prolonged household.
She was pictured on Instagram with seven different individuals, in addition to her husband Servando Carrasco and their child daughter, Charlie.
One Twitter person wrote: “Possibly touring throughout a pandemic to have a good time Christmas together with your prolonged household wasn’t such a good suggestion, huh? Who might have predicted that?”
One other added: “Alex continues to ignore public well being tips for COVID-19.
“I’ve counted a handful of events, the place she has gathered with household and pals, and hasn’t adopted really helpful tips!”
Morgan had returned to the United States to rejoin Orlando Pride after her quick mortgage stint at Tottenham ended.
The USA scored twice in simply 5 WSL appearances since arriving in North London in September.
She made her last look in a Spurs vest netting a penalty of their 3-1 win towards Aston Villa with the staff presently eighth within the desk.
Morgan tprevious Tottenham’s web site: “I can be without end grateful to the membership, my team-mates and Spurs supporters for taking such excellent care of me and my household.
“From the second I arrived in London, I realised I used to be a part of a first-class organisation, one which helped present me the chance to immerse myself again into the sport I like.
“Thanks to everybody who helped make this chapter in my soccer journey so particular.
Heather Cowan, Tottenham’s Head of Girls’s soccer stated: “It has been a pleasure to have Alex with us throughout this era and the entire squad has taken rather a lot from working each day with somebody on the high of the ladies’s recreation.
“We want Alex all one of the best for the longer term each at membership and worldwide degree as she prepares to return again dwelling together with her household. She is going to at all times be welcome right here at Spurs.”