Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan are two of the most recognizable soccer players in the world. Besides both being members of the U.S. National and Olympic teams, the two are also good friends off the field. They have been sited together on numerous occasions in several different locations throughout the world.
Morgan and Leroux are both world class athletes who also happen to be very easy on the eyes. While both women have a very different look they are both extremely attractive young ladies.
Sydney Leroux is 5-foot-7 and was born in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Leroux is curvier than many female soccer players and is also known for sporting a few tattoos on her nearly-flawless physique. The 27-year-old's combination of athleticism and sex appeal have earned her endorsement deals with big name companies like Nike.
Alex Morgan is also 5-foot-7 and is originally from San Dimas, California. Her combination of beauty and soccer acumen has made Morgan the face of women’s soccer in the United States. Her All-American sex appeal even lead to the soccer starlet being featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Clearly, we are talking about two gorgeous women here but which of the two Olympians is hotter?
Let's take a look at 15 photos of both Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan and let you, the reader, make the call.
15 Sydney Leroux: Boat Side
Sydney Leroux appears to be living the good life lounging around on a yacht equipped with its own sofa on deck. However, with Leroux sitting there looking nothing short of stunning in her bikini, it seems unlikely that anyone is paying attention to the furniture in this photo. Her warm smile and hair blowing in the wind help remind us why she is considered one of the hottest women in professional soccer.
Fun Fact: Despite being born in Canada, Leroux moved to the United States when she was 15, in order to be eligible to play on the U.S. national team. Leroux played soccer at Horizon High School which is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. She holds dual citizenship in both the Canada and the U.S.
14 Alex Morgan: Beach Stroll
When you are a high-profile athlete like Alex Morgan, taking a long walk on the beach is probably a great way to unwind. There were likely more than a few folks who did double take when they caught a glimpse of the striking striker strolling down the shoreline. Morgan's impressive physique is on full display in this shot.
Fun Fact: Besides being an outstanding soccer player, Alex Morgan is also an accomplished author. She has written multiple books for middle schoolers in an effort to "inspire young girls." Her first book entitled Saving the Team went on to become a New York Times bestseller. The live-action comedy series The Kicks is actually based on one of Morgan's novels. The show currently airs on Amazon Instant Video and Morgan herself has even been featured as a guest star.
13 Sydney Leroux: Hair Down
Sydney Leroux is the type of girl who doesn't mind letting her hair down. This photo highlights the forwards flowing brown locks and signature tattoos. The image leaves little doubt that the native of Surrey, British Columbia is in peak physical condition. Her intense gaze reminds us of the kind of focus it takes to become an Olympic level athlete.
Fun Fact: The United States women's national soccer team coach Jill Ellis is very impressed with Leroux. When discussing Leroux, Ellis stated; "She's the most competitive person I've worked with, mentally and physically. She's been through a lot. When it's harder for her is when she's better." That's an impressive endorsement from one of the most respected coaches in women's soccer. Ellis and Leroux have had a great deal of success together.
12 Alex Morgan: Work Out Ready
Alex Morgan clearly spends a great deal of time training. Her toned abs which are no doubt the result of countless hours of cardio are on full display in this particular image. This little black get-up shows the effect hard work and an outstanding diet can have on the female form. Moreover, this is one of the few times you will see the perennial starter sitting on a bench.
Fun Fact: Alex Morgan's commercial deals have made her one of the wealthiest players on Team U.S.A. She has endorsement deals with some of the most well-known companies in the world. Nike, Coca-Cola, and McDonald's are just a few of the companies she does business with. She even appeared on commercials for Bridgestone and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. It's fair to say that Morgan has a face made for television.
11 Sydney Leroux: Winning Smile
It isn't difficult to find a picture of Sydney Leroux smiling. When you're a successful pro athlete with a figure like Leroux's, then there is certainly a great deal to smile about. This image highlights the soccer stars signature curves and flawless grin. Whoever does her dental work should be proud, her teeth look good enough to be in a toothpaste commercial.
Fun Fact: Alex Morgan isn't the only U.S. soccer star who has been an endorsement magnet. Leroux has certainly had her fair share of successful deals with some well-known organizations. She has endorsed Nike, Nestle Nesquik, and the sports drink Body Armor. She also appeared in a Nike television commercial with Morgan and several stars from other sports. Leroux's has proven to be a very marketable athlete.
10 Alex Morgan: Throwback Beauty
This image shows Alex Morgan doing her best Katy Perry impression. The soccer star looks every bit as good as the pop princess wearing this signature throwback outfit. Appearing in this photo in front of the white picket fence paying homage to Perry shows that Morgan definitely has a sense of humor. Even in an outfit that would look a bit silly on most women, the Olympian still looks fantastic.
Fun Fact: Alex Morgan has the number 1 overall pick in the 2011 Women's Professional Soccer College Draft. She was selected by the Western New York Flash. During her first season with the franchise, she scored 4 goals and helped the team win the WPS Championship title. Morgan went on to spend much of the 2012 season with the US national team preparing for the Olympic games.
9 Sydney Leroux: Squats
There are a number of females who might not look particularly good in a pair of bright multi-colored tights. However, Sydney Leroux looks phenomenal while performing squats in her yoga pants and bright yellow Nike shoes. Being one the best soccer players in the world requires a lot of time on the field, but it also means spending countless hours in the gym. Training sessions like this one certainly help the soccer star maintain her world-class physique.
Fun Fact: Sydney Leroux has had a great deal of success as a member of the U.S. national team, despite not being a starter. In fact, Leroux set the record for most goals scored off the bench in 2012, with 12 for the season. The record was previously held by Debbie Keller.
8 Alex Morgan: A Good Laugh
One of the many positive side effects of playing professional soccer is having a toned lower body. It's pretty clear that Alex Morgan hasn't been taking "leg days" off at the gym. Moreover, the tiger print bikini is most definitely figure-flattering on one of the hottest women in soccer. Morgan appears to be having a good laugh as she prepares to enter the nearby paddle boat.
Fun Fact: Alex Morgan has scored an impressive 73 goals in international competition. Her first came in October of 2010 in a friendly match against China. Her most recent goal has on November 10, 2016, in a match against Romania. Morgan's reputation as an outstanding goal scorer is well deserved. Her ability to put the ball in the net should guarantee her a spot on the U.S. national team for years to come.
7 Sydney Leroux: Weight Lifting
This image shows Sydney Leroux lifting weights while also demonstrating exceptional balance. This shot once again highlights the forwards toned physique and one of her many tattoos. While some people get tattoos for mostly aesthetic reasons, Leroux's actually have a specific meaning. Apparently, her tattoos are a way to honor her mother. If you like your ladies with a little ink, then you will certainly appreciate Sydney Leroux.
Fun Fact: Like her good buddy Alex Morgan, Leroux was also a number 1 overall pick in the Women's Professional Soccer College Draft. She was selected by the Atlanta Beat in 2o12. However, the WPL ended up going out of business due to financial issues, before Leroux ever got to compete. As such, we will never know how her career in the WPL may have turned out.
6 Alex Morgan: Red Carpet
It will probably come as little surprise to find that a beauty like Alex Morgan can look as good as almost any red carpet celebrity. This image taken during the ESPYs proves that Morgan doesn't need to be wearing a bikini in order to turn heads. The black dress does an excellent job of highlighting the strikers finer points. This glamorous photo demonstrates why some consider Alex Morgan one of the hottest female athletes on the planet.
Fun Fact: While attending UC Berkeley, Morgan met fellow soccer player Servando Carrasco. The two would eventually go on to be married in December of 2014. Morgan's full legal name is actually Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco. Her husband currently plays for Orlando City in Major League Soccer.
5 Sydney Leroux: Red Carpet
Sydney Leroux looks amazing sporting her tight fitting white dress at the ESPYs. This outfit helps draw attention to the Olympian's ample bust and seductive smile. It's easy to see why the Canadian-American was featured in ESPN's The Body Issue back in 2013. When ESPN asked her why she decided to pose for the issue, Leroux replied; "I think a lot of females struggle with the way they look, and I wanted to show that everyone's body is different. I think it's a big deal to be an athlete and feel confident in your body and show it off. I'm not going to say I've never struggled with how I look, but I've reached a point in my life where I'm happy with who I am."
Fun Fact: Leroux has a chihuahua named "Boss Leroux" who she was been photographed with on numerous occasions. Apparently, Boss even has his own Twitter page.
4 Alex Morgan: America's Sweetheart
If there are two things people can't get enough of, it would have to be pizza and pictures of Alex Morgan in a bikini. This image almost looks like a tryout shot for the Miss Universe pageant. Whenever she decides to give up playing soccer, a career in modeling will certainly be an option.
Fun Fact: In 2016 Alex Morgan played for the professional soccer team known as the Orlando Pride. The newly-founded expansion team acquired Morgan by trading multiple draft picks, including two first round selections. Morgan was able to score 4 goals throughout the course of the season, but the team finished with a 6-13-1 record overall. Morgan also signed with Olympique Lyonnais, a French team, in January of 2017.
3 Bikini Buddies
This image shows the two gorgeous soccer stars taking a walk on the beach and looking pretty darn good doing it. There is no better way to decide which of the two women is hotter than showing them side-by-side in a bikini. Leroux appears to be the curvier of the duo, while Morgan looks to a bit leaner in this particular image. That being said, both women look nothing short of breathtaking. Choosing which of these athletes looks better in a difficult choice indeed.
Fun Fact: Both Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux were featured in the EA Sports video game FIFA 16. This was the first game in the FIFA series to feature female players. The developers even worked with the two women to help get the motions for the female players correct.
2 Face To Face
Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux prove that you don't need a full body shot in order to create a gorgeous image. The two women proudly display their pearly whites for the very lucky photographer. The more images you see of the pair next to each other the harder it becomes to decide which one is hotter. The photo helps to illustrate the close personal friendship the two have developed during their time as teammates.
Fun Fact: Morgan and Leroux were teammates on the U.S. Olympic team that captured the gold back in 2012. Leroux was the youngest member of the team at the time. Morgan had a crucial assist during the gold medal match against Japan, which helped the United States win the very competitive contest.
1 Halloween Fun
It's amazing that Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan can still look this hot even when they are acting like total goofballs. Their Halloween costumes pay homage to the infamous Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus incident during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The black and white costume helps to emphasize Leroux's curves, while Morgan might look even hotter than Cyrus in that outfit. Who wouldn't love to run into these two at a Halloween party?
Fun Fact: Like Alex Morgan, Sydney Leroux is also married to a professional soccer player. She is currently married to Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer. The two were married in 2015 and have a son together named Cassius Cruz Dwyer who was born in September of 2016.