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#Megan Rapinoe

# megan-rapinoe - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Japan women's football great joins men's team
# New Challenge
# New Challenge

Japan women's football great joins men's team

Sep 10th 2020, 1:34 PM 11,171 Views 6 Comments

Yuki Nagasato, who will return to the Red Stars for the 2021 season, will play as a professional with Hayabusa Eleven.

# megan-rapinoe - Thursday 11 June, 2020

US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban
# Apology
# Apology

US Soccer scraps controversial anthem kneeling ban

Jun 11th 2020, 7:56 AM 4,192 Views 1 Comment

‘We apologize to our players – especially our black players – staff, fans, and all who support eradicating racism.’

# megan-rapinoe - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office
# Criticism
# Criticism

US World Cup star Rapinoe blasts Trump, doesn't rule out run for office

May 20th 2020, 12:30 PM 8,085 Views 16 Comments

The footballer also branded the president a ‘white nationalist’.

# megan-rapinoe - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'Shocked' US women stars to appeal equal pay defeat
# Struggle
# Struggle

'Shocked' US women stars to appeal equal pay defeat

May 5th 2020, 10:29 PM 8,706 Views 15 Comments

Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan have vowed to fight the decision.

# megan-rapinoe - Friday 13 March, 2020

Rapinoe rips 'misogyny and sexism' in US women's equal pay fight
# Stateside Affairs
# Stateside Affairs

Rapinoe rips 'misogyny and sexism' in US women's equal pay fight

Mar 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 6,751 Views 33 Comments

The lawsuit row has escalated over ‘unacceptable’ language in a court filing.

# megan-rapinoe - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism
# Plea
# Plea

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism

Dec 4th 2019, 9:10 PM 10,568 Views 23 Comments

The United States international won the women’s Ballon d’Or this week.

# megan-rapinoe - Monday 2 December, 2019

US star Megan Rapinoe rewarded for stellar year with Ballon d'Or
# World Class
# World Class

US star Megan Rapinoe rewarded for stellar year with Ballon d'Or

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:11 PM 11,393 Views 20 Comments

The 34-year-old midfielder was a key figure in the World Cup this summer.

Who should win the Ballon D'Or tonight?
# Poll
# Poll

Who should win the Ballon D'Or tonight?

Dec 2nd 2019, 12:35 PM 15,938 Views 21 Comments

Lionel Messi, Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo battle it out for the men’s award, while Megan Rapinoe is favourite to claim the women’s prize.

# megan-rapinoe - Monday 25 November, 2019

Lyon in talks to buy Megan Rapinoe's Reign FC
# Grand Ambitions
# Grand Ambitions

Lyon in talks to buy Megan Rapinoe's Reign FC

Nov 25th 2019, 9:11 PM 10,485 Views 3 Comments

The World Cup winner’s club are in negotiations to be bought by the owners of European champions Lyon.

# megan-rapinoe - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Rapinoe: 'We have a unique opportunity to use this beautiful game to change this world forever'
# Powerful Words
# Powerful Words

Rapinoe: 'We have a unique opportunity to use this beautiful game to change this world forever'

Sep 24th 2019, 8:18 AM 4,069 Views 12 Comments

The US star called out racism and homphobia in her Fifa acceptance speech, and cited Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly as inspirations.

# megan-rapinoe - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark
# Reverse
# Reverse

Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark

Aug 15th 2019, 8:20 PM 12,478 Views 20 Comments

The Atlanta United coach previously slammed female players who want the same World Cup pay as men.

# megan-rapinoe - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style

Jul 10th 2019, 7:08 PM 9,115 Views 36 Comments

US star Megan Rapinoe made a heartfelt speech to supporters at New York City Hall on Wednesday.

Megan Rapinoe uses primetime TV interview to deliver message directly to Trump
# Star In Stripes
# Star In Stripes

Megan Rapinoe uses primetime TV interview to deliver message directly to Trump

Jul 10th 2019, 9:44 AM 109,476 Views 160 Comments

“You need to do better for everyone,” US star tells the president.

# megan-rapinoe - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

'Starvation wages' - Ex-USA coach hits out at treatment of domestic players
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'Starvation wages' - Ex-USA coach hits out at treatment of domestic players

Jul 9th 2019, 9:51 AM 4,257 Views 7 Comments

Some NWSL footballers are paid just $16,538 a season, with World Cup winners Anson Dorrance and Shannon Higgins-Cirovski calling for change.

# megan-rapinoe - Sunday 7 July, 2019

World Cup-winning coach casts doubt over White House visit
# Reaction
# Reaction

World Cup-winning coach casts doubt over White House visit

Jul 7th 2019, 10:44 PM 15,201 Views 9 Comments

Jill Ellis is not sure her team will meet with US President Donald Trump.

USA star Rapinoe tells Fifa president she wants action on equal pay
# Demand
# Demand

USA star Rapinoe tells Fifa president she wants action on equal pay

Jul 7th 2019, 9:54 PM 57,729 Views 149 Comments

Gianni Infantino congratulated the player, and she had a message for him.

Do you agree with the RTÉ panel's World Cup team of the tournament?
# Standouts
# Standouts

Do you agree with the RTÉ panel's World Cup team of the tournament?

Jul 7th 2019, 9:27 PM 10,985 Views 16 Comments

Richie Sadlier, Emma Byrne and Lisa Fallon had some tough calls to make.

USA beat Netherlands to win World Cup for fourth time
# Report
# Report

USA beat Netherlands to win World Cup for fourth time

Jul 7th 2019, 6:27 PM 38,640 Views 108 Comments

Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle were on target for Jill Ellis’ side.

# megan-rapinoe - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'I am uniquely and very deeply American': World Cup star Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

'I am uniquely and very deeply American': World Cup star Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat

Jul 6th 2019, 10:37 AM 13,871 Views 38 Comments

Trump said Rapinoe had disrespected the USA last month when she said she wouldn’t visit the White House.

# megan-rapinoe - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Rapinoe rallies behind tea-sipping Morgan following celebration criticism
# And That's The Tea
# And That's The Tea

Rapinoe rallies behind tea-sipping Morgan following celebration criticism

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:32 PM 18,638 Views 16 Comments

Lianne Sanderson called Alex Morgan’s celebration ‘disrespectful’, but the USA star claimed the reaction has been a storm in a teacup.

Ellis: Rapinoe could have taken penalty if USA-England had gone to a shoot-out
# Secret Weapon
# Secret Weapon

Ellis: Rapinoe could have taken penalty if USA-England had gone to a shoot-out

Jul 3rd 2019, 12:56 PM 7,543 Views 0 Comments

A hamstring strain prevented the USA star from facing Phil Neville’s Lionesses, but she gave her side a fitness boost by training on Wednesday.

# megan-rapinoe - Monday 1 July, 2019

Phil Neville admires US star Rapinoe despite breaking his Apple Watch
# Respect
# Respect

Phil Neville admires US star Rapinoe despite breaking his Apple Watch

Jul 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 21,408 Views 23 Comments

The England boss has been a fan ever since Rapinoe caught him with her studs and did not apologise.

# megan-rapinoe - Friday 28 June, 2019

Rapinoe knocks out hosts and fires USA into World Cup semi-finals
# Report
# Report

Rapinoe knocks out hosts and fires USA into World Cup semi-finals

Jun 28th 2019, 9:55 PM 35,341 Views 61 Comments

They will now meet England in the competition’s last four.

Gay, opinionated, female and bullet-proof, Megan Rapinoe is Donald Trump's worst nightmare
# Fearless
# Fearless

Gay, opinionated, female and bullet-proof, Megan Rapinoe is Donald Trump's worst nightmare

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 107,338 Views 99 Comments

The US women’s team winger is a person of resolute character and motivated by morals.

# megan-rapinoe - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments
# Back And Forth
# Back And Forth

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Updated Jun 26th 2019, 5:04 PM 49,166 Views 90 Comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

# megan-rapinoe - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Donald Trump criticises American captain's anthem protest at World Cup
# Staying Silent
# Staying Silent

Donald Trump criticises American captain's anthem protest at World Cup

Jun 25th 2019, 3:23 PM 19,673 Views 13 Comments

Megan Rapinoe has not been singing the Star Spangled Banner at the tournament in France.

# megan-rapinoe - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Unbelievable advert' with sensational goal as Beyoncé and Malala draw with England
# World Cup Prep
# World Cup Prep

'Unbelievable advert' with sensational goal as Beyoncé and Malala draw with England

Mar 3rd 2019, 11:56 AM 13,086 Views 3 Comments

USA and the Lionesses’ thrilling battle finished 2-2 at the SheBelieves Cup.

# megan-rapinoe - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Will Ireland follow suit? No strike action as US women's soccer team reach landmark agreement
# Deal
# Deal

Will Ireland follow suit? No strike action as US women's soccer team reach landmark agreement

Apr 5th 2017, 6:53 PM 6,388 Views 7 Comments

US Soccer President Sunil Gulati described the deal as “an important step”.

# megan-rapinoe - Monday 5 September, 2016

One of America's biggest female stars has joined Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest
# Protest
# Protest

One of America's biggest female stars has joined Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest

Sep 5th 2016, 12:54 PM 8,649 Views 10 Comments

“Being a gay American, I know what it means to look at the flag and not have it protect all of your liberties,” said Megan Rapinoe.

# megan-rapinoe - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Irish women endure second defeat to US despite improved performance
# Report
# Report

Irish women endure second defeat to US despite improved performance

Dec 2nd 2012, 2:19 PM 1,134 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic champions are now 20 games unbeaten in total, following their 2-0 win.

# megan-rapinoe - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Canada cry foul after USA thriller
# London 2012
# London 2012

Canada cry foul after USA thriller

Aug 7th 2012, 9:26 AM 1,205 Views 0 Comments

Alex Morgan’s 123rd-minute header gave Team USA a 4-3 win and a place in this year’s Olympic final.