Alex Morgan pretended to sip tea after a goal against England in the World Cup, and then fans sang 'Happy Birthday' to her

Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty ImagesAlex Morgan sips tea to celebrate her goal against England.


Alex Morgan had an eventful sequence on her 30th birthday during the US Women’s National Team’s semifinal match against England at the World Cup.

In the 30th minute, Morgan scored the second goal for the US on a beautiful header set up by Lindsey Horan.

After Morgan buried the ball, she celebrated by pretending to sip a cup of tea – a relevant goal celebration against England, particularly so close to the Fourth of July, US Independence Day.

Moments later, as play continued, the US-heavy crowd sang “Happy Birthday” to Morgan.

Twitter loved Morgan’s celebration.

With the goal, Morgan moved back into the lead for the Golden Boot and scored her first goal since the US defeated Thailand in its opening match.

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