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Megan Anna Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger and captains OL Reign in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the United States national team. Winner of the Ballon d'Or Féminin and named The Best FIFA Women's Player in 2019, Rapinoe won gold with the national team at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and she played for the team at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup where the U.S. finished in second place. Since 2018, she co-captains the national team alongside Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan. She previously played for the Chicago Red Stars, Philadelphia Independence, and MagicJack in Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), as well as Olympique Lyon in France's Division 1 Féminine.
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Rapinoe withdraws from NWSL event amid coronavirus fearsUnited States winger Megan Rapinoe is one of three internationals to have withdrawn from the NWSL Challenge Cup amid coronavirus fears.
Rapinoe says USWNT never offered same contract as US men, undercutting equal pay dismissalUS women earned more than US men from 2015-19, a period in which they won two World Cups while men failed to qualify for 2018 tournament in Russia
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'Let's do this!': Megan Rapinoe endorses Elizabeth Warren for presidentTwo-time World Cup champion Megan Rapinoe has announced her support for the Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. “I truly believe the best things in life are a result of being bold and..
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Lionel Messi still has 'several years left' at the top after Barcelona superstar claims record sixth Ballon d'OrLionel Messi has warned his rivals he still has "several years left" at the top after the Barcelona superstar won a record sixth Ballon d'Or in Paris on Monday, while USA captain Megan Rapinoe claimed..
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In speech, Megan Rapinoe praises Colin Kaepernick: '(He's) still effectively banned from the NFL'U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe, in her Glamour Woman of the Year speech, said, "Colin Kaepernick is still effectively banned from the NFL."
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Megan Rapinoe calls on footballers to change the world at Fifa awardsUS star Megan Rapinoe has called on footballers to tackle racism and sexism after winning Fifa's top award.
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Megan Rapinoe: Meeting with President Trump wouldn't change his mindUSWNT star Megan Rapinoe said she doesn't see any value in meeting with President Trump, even in an attempt to discuss their differences.
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WNBA star Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend, says calling President Trump out is necessarySue Bird, the WNBA star and girlfriend of World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe, talked about using a platform to make a positive difference.
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