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BODYPAINTING BY JOANNE GAIR
PHOTOGRAPHS BY KAYT JONES
The 22-year-old striker was the youngest player on the U.S. national soccer team that reached the final of last summer's Women's World Cup. A Cal graduate, Morgan will return to the pitch this summer as a member of the U.S. Olympic team, which will defend its 2008 gold medal.
Swimsuit by GOTTEX ($198)
Hair by LAURA DE LEON at JOE MANAGEMENT for CUTLER/REDKEN
Bodypainting and makeup by JOANNE GAIR for JOANNEGAIR.COM using BODY ART PRODUCTS by REELCREATIONS.COM
"The editors chose the suit because it had a lot of symmetrical designs that resembled the stitching of a soccer ball, and I really liked it. I felt comfortable, but I had to reassure myself by constantly looking in a mirror. If you go for a while without looking, you feel like you're completely nude." ALEX MORGAN