Megan Rapinoe’s Final World Cup Journey Begins

Megan Rapinoe’s Final World Cup Journey Begins

Megan Rapinoe, the legendary United States women’s national team star, is playing in her final Women’s World Cup this month. Rapinoe announced her retirement plans earlier this month, and she is looking to add to her trophy case with a third World Cup title.

Rapinoe came off the bench in the first game of the World Cup on Friday night, a 3-0 victory over Vietnam. She will be looking to play a more significant role in the team’s upcoming games against the Netherlands and Portugal.

Rapinoe is a two-time World Cup champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. She is also a vocal advocate for social justice and equality. She has been a leading figure in the fight for equal pay for women’s soccer players.

Nike, Rapinoe’s long-time sponsor, released a special cartoon to celebrate her final World Cup. The cartoon shows Rapinoe as a superhero, saving kids from speeding cars, dribbling past monster robots, and playing a keytar on the beach for her fiancée, former WNBA player Sue Bird.

Rapinoe’s final World Cup is sure to be a memorable one. She is a true legend of the game, and she will be remembered as one of the greatest players of all time.

Here are some additional details about Rapinoe’s career:

  • She has won 18 trophies with the USWNT, including two World Cups, two Olympic gold medals, and the SheBelieves Cup.
  • She is the second-leading scorer in USWNT history, with 63 goals.
  • She was named the FIFA Women’s Player of the Year in 2019.
  • She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2021.
  • She is sponsored by Nike, Visa, and Chobani.

Rapinoe is a true inspiration to many, and her final World Cup will be a special moment for her, her teammates, and her fans around the world.

 

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