Morgan Brian, the youngest player in US squad impresses millions with her performance in Women’s World cup
Women’s soccer might not be as famous as men’s soccer but the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) creating a buzz and excitement all over the world. The USA has already made to the finals and are all set to lock they’re all set to lock horns against Japan.
While Japan is defending champions, the US-team had thrashed Japan 2-1 in the final of 2012 Olympic Games in London.
So, anybody may emerge triumphant in the much-anticipated finals but the youngest star of America’s National soccer team is grabbing much attention already.
This 22 year old mid fielder who plays from Houston Dash is now the talk of the town as she helped the national team win the FIFA Under 20 Women World Cup in 2012 where being the youngest player in the team, she scored two goals, one in the semifinal against Mexico and one in the finals against Japan.
She belongs to a small town of St. Simon’s Island where almost everyone played soccer. But due to a very small population, there were not enough players for the team of her age, so she used to play with the older kids. She earned the title of “Plankton” as she was smaller in size in comparison to the older kids, with whom she shared the soccer field.
During her early days, she underwent various obstacles in her soccer career. But despite everything she won everyone’s heart and became one of the best players in the world in such a young age. All thanks to her hard work, commitment and inspirational guidance from her coach. She proved that height and size does not matter when you are committed and talented.
Morgan “Plankton” Brian is currently dating Eric Bird who is a soccer player as well. Brian met bird in University of Virginia, where her boyfriend was playing as a midfielder and also helped the Cavaliers win the 2014 National Championship. As the WWC is heading towards its final stage with the national team of the United States of America only two steps away from the coveted title, Bird has been very open about their love affair and been supporting his lady love through his motivational tweets.
He recently retweeted Adidas Soccer’s tweet about Brian which goes like this, “Boss of the midfield, control the game @moeebrian was ready when her country needed her #BeTheDifference. #FIFAWWC”
He also tweeted saying, “Was there ever any doubt? Easily @moeebrian best player on the field,” supporting her and the women’s national team playing in the Women’s World Cup.
Now this is love. While Bird is tweeting about his girlfriend Brian, she is using her Twitter account to promote her team and the One Nation, One Team, One Goal, the slogan of their national team in the Women’s World Cup. She also has been sharing photographs of her and her team in the Instagram, competing in the World cup.
Well Brian aka Plankton has inspired thousands of young girls around the world who want to pursue their dream. This hot and beautiful girl will always be one of the best and inspirational players of all time.