Behind The Scenes

Green Room Kate: Alex Morgan

Front Row recently debuted a new series as editorial assistant Kate Rosen transforms into “Green Room Kate” (@GreenRoomKate). While using her alter ego, Kate roams the studios, hallways, green rooms and other ESPN campus hot spots as celebrities, athletes and newsmakers visit the Bristol, Conn. campus.

The series continues today as Green Room Kate spends the day with U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan during her Tuesday visit to ESPN.

Morgan came to ESPN for the release of her EA SPORTS FIFA 16 cover, but the standout forward also discussed Instagram, how it feels to be an international sweetheart and everything else in between. She even made time to sign some autographs and meet her adoring young fans.

Some takeaways from her various show stops during the jam-packed 5-hour ESPN “Car Wash”:

You might not know: Morgan is married to a soccer player, Orlando City’s Servando Carrasco

Who’d play her in a biopic?: [HBO “Girls” star] Allison Williams

Mischievous Instagram activity: Morgan and teammate Sydney Leroux go all-out for Halloween, including the 2013 popular costume choice of Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke

Favorite workout: “Yoga…because it’s not really a workout”

Tardy: If she got in trouble in school, it would be for arriving late

How it feels to be the crush of half the world: “Thank you, I don’t know how to answer that”

The new National Women’s Soccer League: “Should be run professionally” [after a recent bed bugs incident at a hotel], “with FIFA making strides for compensating women fairly”

Favorite player of all time: [FIFA 16 co-cover star] Lionel Messi

‘Jersey Shore’ bachelorette: She ran into Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola at her bachelorette party in Miami

Last movie she’s seen: ‘Mr. Deeds’

The No. 1 rule for dating a fellow athlete: Support them

Wedding planning advice [Morgan is a newlywed]: Hire a planner

Would she rather dance the ‘Nae Nae’ or ‘Macarena’: “Probably Macarena because I don’t know how to Nae Nae”

First car: Saturn Ion

Best post-World Cup moment: NYC parade

TV guilty pleasure: ‘I Am Cait’

Video produced by Kate Rosen

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