Entertainment Sports Alex Morgan Is Officially a Barbie Doll! 'I'm So Proud,' Soccer Star Says "I was obviously so excited ... it's such an iconic brand, it's something that every kid plays with," Alex Morgan says of becoming a Barbie By Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Published on August 4, 2020 12:13 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Barbie Alex Morgan is a Barbie girl! The U.S. Women's National soccer team star is the latest athlete to officially become a Barbie, with a doll officially available in her likeness. "I was obviously so excited," Morgan says about her doll during a conversation with Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad (who is also a Barbie) on PEOPLE's Instagram Live. "It's such an iconic brand, it's something that every kid plays with." The Morgan doll is part of Barbie's Role Model Series, which highlights empowering women. The toy comes in a red, white and blue uniform with Morgan's name printed on the back of her jersey. She also wears removable cleats and the athlete's signature pink headband. Additionally, the doll is posable and comes with its own soccer ball. "I feel like I worked really hard in helping design this and making it as real as possible," Morgan, 31, tells Muhammad, before explaining that the process behind creating the doll. She says, "I tried to make it exactly as I would be on the soccer field, and I feel like they completely nailed it." Alex Morgan Says Expecting a Daughter Further 'Validates' Her Fight for Equal Pay Barbie Barbie In July of last year, as part of the USWNT, Morgan helped lead her teammates (including co-captains Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd) to the United States’ fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup championship. "I'm so lucky to be able to play a team sport my whole life and learn from these girls and women around me," Morgan says. Barbie Unveils Election-Inspired Dolls — Including a Black Woman Running for President! Morgan says it was "so hard" to keep her Barbie news a secret, but is now thrilled to spread the word. "Just to see what Barbie has been able to do to give us all a platform to give that generation that reality of being the next Alex Morgan, being the next Ibtihaj Muhammad," Morgan continues. Adds Muhammad, 34, "This is a big moment." "I'm so proud to be a Barbie," Morgan says. The doll is currently available on Barbie.com for $29.99.