Orlando Pride's Alex Morgan brought the heat in the Women's World Cup opener against Thailand

click to enlarge Orlando Pride's Alex Morgan brought the heat in the Women's World Cup opener against Thailand
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Orlando Pride forward Alex Morgan and the U.S. women's national team made a historic statement in their Women's World Cup opening round win against Thailand on Tuesday.

The women's team's 13-0 win was a record margin of victory in the tournament. Morgan, a 29-year-old tour de force in professional women's soccer and the star player for the hometown Pride, scored a stunning five goals, tying the tournament record in the altogether ruthless, take-no-prisoners rout as the women's national team defends their 2015 title.

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