The San Diego Wave is about to make history.
According to Wave FC star Alex Morgan, the new expansion team will break the highest NWSL single-game attendance record in their Snapdragon Stadium debit next month.
According to reports, San Diego Wave has already sold up to 27,000 tickets for their September 17 match against South California rivals Angel City FC.
These numbers are enough to make history in their league for having the highest number of attendance in a league match.
Alex Morgan, 33, says that this speaks volumes about the progress being made in the country regarding the support for women's soccer.
"I think it's a testament to women's soccer in the U.S. and the NWSL, and the San Diego Wave and what we're building here," Alex Morgan told ESPN.
"To see this number today, right now, and just knowing that we're gonna get a sellout, it's just an incredible feeling because this club set its mind on breaking the single-match attendance in league history. They've done that now, but now the goals don't stop for this club and I'm just really proud to be a part of that."
The World Cup winner says that this move to San Diego has been a decision she's happy she made last year, expressing that the setting she is in right now has exceeded everything she was expecting.
"Honestly, it's really hard to exceed my expectations, but this club and this team [have] done that, and I'm very happy to be part of it," Morgan said. "I also just feel really settled; settled in at home, personally, and I think that's contributed to my success on the field," said Morgan. "So I think overall, it's just been a dream start for the club," she added.
This is a special moment in time for Alex's legendary career, becoming one of the most successful American soccer players who has won big things in her impressive trajectory.
Alex is a FIFA World Cup winner and an Olympic Gold Medalist, but this year has been a new experience for Morgan, as she has become a fundamental piece to a new expansion team in a city she has never lived in full-time.
"Not often in my lengthy career have I been able to open a brand new stadium, and know that's home to the San Diego Wave, that's home to a women's soccer team where week in and week out, fans show up and have fan festivities around it," Morgan said. "We're doing a lot to bring fans out on that first game, and I think it's gonna continue to bring fans back."