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American soccer player

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Megan Rapinoe: American soccer player
Megan Anna Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player who plays for and captains Reign FC in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), playing primarily as a winger. As a member of the United States women's national soccer team, she helped the U.S. win the 2015 and 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup tournaments, a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, and finish runners-up at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. Since 2018, she co-captains the national team alongside Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan.

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Megan Rapinoe: Can a pink-haired lesbian be an American hero?

The World Cup winner and activist is a polarising figure who inspires anger as well as adoration.
BBC News - Published

World Cup parade: Megan Rapinoe demands equal pay for 'badass team'

The outspoken co-captain of the World Cup-winning US women's team had a message that went beyond sport.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe Says Women's Soccer 'Won't Accept Anything Less Than Equal Pay' [Video]Megan Rapinoe Says Women's Soccer 'Won't Accept Anything Less Than Equal Pay'

The ongoing battle for equal pay against the U.S. Soccer Federation rages on and Megan Rapinoe has a lot to say. “We won’t accept anything less than equal pay. We show up for a game. If we win the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Pay talks fail, U.S. women's soccer team head to court [Video]Pay talks fail, U.S. women's soccer team head to court

The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they will litigate the issue court. Players Megan Rapinoe and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Pay talks fail, U.S. women's soccer team heads to court [Video]Pay talks fail, U.S. women's soccer team heads to court

The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they will litigate the issue court. Players Megan Rapinoe and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

USWNT stars Rapinoe and Morgan hoping for changes off the field as squad begins 'Victory Tour' [Video]USWNT stars Rapinoe and Morgan hoping for changes off the field as squad begins 'Victory Tour'

U.S. Women's National Team stars Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan hoping for changes off the field as squad begins "Victory Tour"

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:40Published

 

Icon, spokeswoman, Golden Ball winner - why this was Rapinoe's World Cup

Megan Rapinoe has long been a key figure in the United States but has been the outright star of this Women's World Cup on and off the pitch, writes Caroline Chapman.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe wins Golden Boot

USA striker Megan Rapinoe wins the Women's World Cup Golden Boot after finishing the tournament with six goals and three assists.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to win record fourth title

Watch highlights as goals from Captain Megan Rapinoe and midfielder Rose Lavelle help USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to secure a record fourth World Cup title.
BBC News - Published

Rapinoe and Lavelle give U.S. fourth World Cup title

The United States won a record-extending fourth women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday as second-half goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle confirmed their status as..
Reuters - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: USA captain Megan Rapinoe scores a penalty following a VAR review

USA captain Megan Rapinoe scores a penalty against the Netherlands following a VAR review on a foul on forward Alex Morgan in the Women's World Cup final.
BBC News - Published

Martens starts for Netherlands while Rapinoe returns for U.S. in World Cup final

Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women's World Cup final on Sunday against holders the United States, who recalled winger Megan Rapinoe into the first..
Reuters - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe says Fifa showing women's football 'lack of respect'

United States captain Megan Rapinoe says she does not think women's football gets enough respect from Fifa.
BBC News - Published

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money

United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female..
Reuters - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: All the goals as hosts France lose out to Champions USA

Watch the best bits from the physical game as hosts France crash out of the Women's World Cup to 2015 champions USA featuring two goals from Megan Rapino
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup: Megan Rapinoe ready for 'huge task' against England

US hero Megan Rapinoe says they face a "huge task" against England on Tuesday after setting up a Women's World Cup semi-final in Lyon.
BBC News - Published

Women’s World Cup 2019: USA beat France to reach World Cup semi-final

Megan Rapinoe stars as USA beat France 2-1 to set up a World Cup semi-final tie against England.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup: France 1-2 USA

Megan Rapinoe scores twice as holders the United States overcome hosts France to book a semi-final date with England at the Women's World Cup.
BBC News - Published

Women’s World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe doubles USA’s lead against France

Megan Rapinoe scores her second goal of the game to double the USA’s lead against France in their World Cup quarter-final.
BBC News - Published

Megan Rapinoe: US women's co-captain urges team-mates to follow her in White House protest

US co-captain Megan Rapinoe says she "stands by" her comments about not visiting the White House and encouraged her team-mates to follow her lead.
BBC News - Published

Trump criticizes Rapinoe for spurning potential White House invite

(Note strong language in paragraph three and six that some readers may find offensive)
Reuters - Published

Trump attacks US co-captain Rapinoe on Twitter

President Trump tells US women's team co-captain Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect our country" after she said she would not visit the White House if they won the World Cup.
BBC News - Published

'It's the game everyone had circled' - holders USA set up 'wild' meeting with hosts France

'it's the game everyone had circled' - holders usa set up 'wild' meeting with hosts france
Megan Rapinoe expects "tons of media" attention when holders the United States face hosts France in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals.
BBC News - Published

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations

U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims.
Reuters - Published

SheBelieves Cup: Megan Rapinoe gives United States lead against England

shebelieves cup: megan rapinoe gives united states lead against england
Megan Rapinoe scores a volley from outside the area to give USA the lead against England in the SheBelieves Cup.
BBC News - Published

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