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Portland athlete featured in this year's SI Swimsuit issue -- can you guess who?

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Portland Thorns FC star Alex Morgan appears in this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, which hit newsstands Tuesday.

Morgan sent out a tweet early Tuesday, saying she was "so honored to be a part of #SISwimSuit50!! #ohitsabeautifulmorning." She isn't the only athlete to appear in the issue - the WNBA's Skylar Diggins and surfer Anastasia Ashley are also featured.

VIEW: Alex Morgan's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Photo

While with the Portland Thorns in 2013, Morgan helped the team win the inaugural NWSL championship. She's also a star striker with the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team.

The 2014 Thorns season kicks off April 12.

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. The cover features models Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen.

LINK: More photos from Alex Morgan's Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot

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