Alex Morgan shares his disappointment after not being included in the Olympic women’s football team squad.

“I look forward to supporting and cheering on this team,” she wrote.

U.S. women’s soccer player Alex Morgan shares her disappointment at not being named to Team USA’s Olympic women’s soccer team ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

“Today I am disappointed that I did not get the opportunity to represent our country on the Olympic stage,” Morgan wrote in a post on X on Wednesday.

“This will always be a tournament close to my heart and I feel immense pride when I wear the badge,” she continued.

Despite the disappointment, Morgan offered her support to Team USA as they battle the best squads in the world, starting with group play on July 25.

“In less than a month, I look forward to supporting and cheering on this team along with the rest of our country. LFG,” she finished. Morgan added a photo of herself in USA gear as she walked onto the playing field.

U.S. women’s national team head coach Emma Hayes announced the roster on Wednesday, selecting eight players from the 2020 Olympics roster, including Morgan (who played in 2021).

After the announcement, Hayes said the choice was a “tough decision,” but “I felt like I wanted to go in a different direction,” according to the Washington Post. The squad will feature 18 players and four substitutes, 10 of whom played in the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

“Making an Olympic squad is a huge privilege and honor and there is no denying that it was an extremely competitive process among the players and there were difficult choices, especially considering how hard everyone has worked over the last ten months Hayes said. in a statement included in the release.

The team opens group play in France against Zambia on July 25.