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Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux in bikinis at the beach

Alex Morgan Sydney Leroux bikini hawaii

Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux are on vacation in Hawaii enjoying some very well-deserved time off. Just to remind you how good of a time they’re having, Leroux shared a few photos of her and Morgan hanging out at the beach in their bikinis.

Guess 50 hours of training for soccer per week does a body good, huh?

Morgan and Hope Solo got most of the shine when the USWNT blew up in popularity two years ago — rightfully so — but Leroux is starting to close that gap. If you don’t believe me, just take a look at some of the photos below.

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Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux made a Prancercise video

Alex Morgan Sydney LerouxThe US women’s national soccer team beat Canada 3-0 on Sunday in an international friendly, and two of the game’s stars, Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux, celebrated by making a “Prancercise” video.

Prancercising is a form of exercising created by a woman named Joanna Rohrback. Rohrback has a website, book, and even trademarked “Prancercise,” which she describes as “a fitness revolution.” She posted a workout video to YouTube in December, but the video didn’t blow up until last week. It now has over 4.7 million views on YouTube.

Morgan scored twice and Leroux added the third goal in the team’s win. Here’s the Vine video Leroux posted after the game of their mock Prancercise workout:

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LeBron James looked extremely happy to be taking a picture with Alex Morgan

“Hey, I know you! We were at the Olympics together! What, this thing? That’s my new championship ring! I know, I didn’t think this day would ever come either! Yup, and then we beat the Celtics!”

LeBron James looked pretty excited to be posing for a photo with US women’s soccer star Alex Morgan at his Samsung party on Tuesday night, and why wouldn’t he be? LeBron was on top of the world. He is finally the proud owner of this stunning championship ring. His teammates didn’t even let the ring ceremony distract them, as they made relatively easy work of their biggest rival to kick off the 2012-2013 season.

Did King James light up like a Christmas tree for this photo? Sure, but the bottom line is there isn’t a whole lot for him to be frowning about.

Alex Morgan, Sydney Leroux dress as US gymnasts for Halloween (Pictures)

Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux of the US women’s national soccer team decided to trade cleats for leotards on Halloween. The soccer stars dressed as members of the US women’s gymnastics team.

Morgan, seen above giving her best “Not Impressed” face, went as US gymnast McKayla Maroney, while Leroux went as Gabby Douglas.

Below is a picture of Morgan and Leroux with a few other teammates:

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Alex Morgan’s parents partied so hard after Olympics her dad missed his flight home

Alex Morgan has a pretty wholesome image, but that doesn’t mean she and her family can’t get crazy when the time is right.

Morgan was a guest on “Access Hollywood Live” on Tuesday and told hosts Billy Bush and Kit Hoover about all the partying she and her family did after the US won the gold medal at the Olympics.

”[We celebrated] all night and all morning,” Morgan said. “I think I got back to the village at 6:30 [AM].

“[My parents] were on the Tube, taking the train [after dropping me off at the Olympic Village,] and they fell asleep on the Tube,” she recounted. “[They woke up] at the end of the line and couldn’t even get back to their [hotel] until 10 AM … my dad missed his flight the next morning.”

Uh oh, the Morgan family staying up all night partying? Naughty naughty!

Morgan was asked who on the team rages the hardest, but she refused to throw someone under the bus, though she did finger Abby Wambach as a heavy drinker. Maybe one of her teammates could learn a few things about keeping secrets in house among the players.

Alex Morgan’s stoppage time header sends US women to gold medal match (Video)

The US women’s soccer team advanced to the Olympic gold medal match on Monday after what was one of the most exciting few minutes of the London Games. The US defeated Canada 4-3 in extra time to score a date against Japan in the finals on Thursday. After Abby Wambach scored yet another goal on a penalty kick to tie the game at 3-3 in the 80th minute, Alex Morgan added what would become the game-winner on a beautiful header that she floated over Canada goalie Erin McLeod’s head.

The goal was arguably the most thrilling moment of the London Olympics for the US, who never led in the match until extra time. The win sets up a rematch against Japan, which as you may remember is the team that defeated the US in a heart-breaking game that came down to penalty kicks in the World Cup final last summer.

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Alex Morgan knees New Zealand goalie Jenny Bindon in the face (Animated)

The US women’s soccer team defeated New Zealand 2-0 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Olympic tournament. Abby Wambach scored a goal in the 27th minute to extend her US record to eight Olympic goals. After missing the Beijing Olympics with a broken leg, Wambach has surged back in the London Games with four goals and has easily been one of the best players in the tournament.

Aside from the win itself, one of the more notable story lines on Friday was the beating New Zealand goalie Jenny Bindon took. Bindon was kicked in the head by both Wambach and Alex Morgan, both blows of which appeared to be unintentional. As you can see from the animation above that The Big Lead passed along, Morgan nearly decapitated Bindon with her knee in the second half. It was a frightening moment, but fortunately she seemed to come away without any serious injuries.

If you thought this flying kick to the head was bad, the knee Bindon took makes it look like a walk in the park.