However, Morgan was ruled offside, and the goal was taken off the board. Yes, thirteen - a baker's dozen, a touchdown with one botched extra point - on the sport's biggest global stage.
The 2015 winners were 3-0 up at half-time, scored four times in 10 minutes in the second half and then added six more goals in the last 16 minutes. As in 9-0 in favor of the United States.
Mallory Pugh became the 32nd different player (excluding own goals) to score for U.S. at the Women's World Cup, only Germany have more different scorers in the competition's history (34).
The last time they played, it got ugly.
Only Germany (five) can boast more hat-trick scorers in Women's World Cup matches than U.S., with Alex Morgan becoming the fourth player do so for her country (Carli Lloyd, Michelle Akers and Carin Jennings are the others).
For what it's worth, the United States has lost just once in the group stages of the Women's World Cup and Thailand really has no business being in the tournament.
It was also Morgan's first-ever World Cup hat trick. However, let's keep in mind that this win came against a Thailand team that's ranked 34th in the world, compared to the top-ranked USA.
Federation Internationale de Football Association says 14 of 52 Women's World Cup games have sold out, a month after boasting only a "few matches" still had tickets available. Seven different players (Alex Morgan, Rose Lavelle, Lindsey Horan, Sam Mewis, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carly Lloyd) scored a goal and Morgan, the team's star striker, found the back of the net five times.