Olympics: Alex Morgan’s big moment

On the famous pitch known as Old Trafford, home of legendary Manchester United, former Cal soccer star Alex Morgan added a huge chapter to her own budding legend on Monday.

Morgan’s header in the 123rd minute lifted the U.S. women to a wild 4-3 victory over Canada in the semifinals of the Olympic tournament. The Americans will play Thurssday in the gold-medal game against Japan — which beat them for the 2011 World Cup last.

Jeff Faraudo