Megan Rapinoe: the World Cup hero who wants the world to be a better place
Megan Rapinoe stood on a parade float on a sun-splashed morning in lower Manhattan, the World Cup trophy in one hand and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame in the other. “I deserve this!” howled the purple-haired co-captain of the US women’s national team.
from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jul/12/megan-rapinoe-the-world-cup-hero-who-wants-the-world-to-be-a-better-place
On Monday, Megan Rapinoe scored two goals to send the US through to the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup. On Wednesday, the President of the United States warned her not to “disrespect” her country. from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jun/26/donald-trump-megan-rapinoe-womens-world-cup-soccer-white-house-visit via TV/a>
She had been asked about whether June’s Pride month made her tournament success more personally significant. In four June appearances Rapinoe, who celebrates her 34th birthday on Friday, racked scored five goals — and landed herself in the crosshairs of Donald Trump’s itchy Twitter fingers. from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/jul/05/usa-gay-players-womens-world-cup-megan-rapinoe via TV/a>
No comment by me is necessary. The Deutsche Welle article with a little help from the New York Times and The Guardian says it all. The Guardian 6.28.2019 Megan Rapinoe showed no sign of stemming her outspoken ways after scoring the goals that saw USA march one step closer towards the World Cup final. “Go […]
To soccer fans around the world, they know Megan Rapinoe as a goal-scoring machine and star co-captain for the U.S. Women’s National Team. To many others, they know her as an outspoken woman currently feuding with United States President Donald Trump and saying she is “not going to the f—ing White House” if her team […]
Megan Rapinoe had an incredible showing during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The United States women’s national team co-captain helped lead the USWNT to its fourth World Cup title while also taking home the tournament’s top individual honors. Rapinoe won the World Cup golden treble by adding the Golden Boot as the […]
PARIS — Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory Friday night. France was vying to become the first nation to simultaneously hold the men’s and […]
Haters have questioned Megan Rapinoe’s patriotism. Here’s what she had to say in response.
Megan Rapinoe opened up scoring versus France in the 5th minute off a set kick. She added another in the second half. Here are the videos.
Megan Rapinoe recently caught President Donald Trump’s attention when she said she would not go “to the f—ing White House” if her team wins the World Cup
[vemba-video id=”sports/2019/03/12/megan-rapinoe-alex-morgan-gender-discrimination-lawsuit-us-soccer-football-spt-intl.cnn”] The US women’s national soccer team will “fight until the end” in its battle for equality, says one of the team’s co-captains Megan Rapinoe. With the Women’s World Cup just months away, 28 players in the US squad last week filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation, stating “institutionalized […]
The US women soccer players argue that they still receive less pay from their employers even though they are required to play more games than the men’s team and win more matches.
Now AOC is cheering her on. Alessandra Tarantino/AP On Tuesday, US women’s soccer star and team co-captain Megan Rapinoe was asked by a reporter whether she would celebrate a victory at the Oval Office should her team win the World Cup this year. Rapinoe responded: “I’m not going to the fucking White House.” President Donald […]