|Full name||Megan Anna Rapinoe|
|Date of birth||July 5, 1985|
|Place of birth||Redding, California, U.S.|
|Playing position||Midfielder, winger|
|2002–2005||Elk Grove Pride|
|2005–2008||University of Portland|
|2009–2010||Chicago Red Stars||38||(3)|
|2012||Seattle Sounders Women||2||(0)|
|2003–2005||United States U-20||21||(9)|
Who is Megan Rapinoe?
Megan Anna Rapinoe or also known as Megan Rapinoe is an American born professional soccer player who plays as a winger for American women soccer club, Seattle Reign FC, and US Women’s National Team. Besides playing for Seattle Reign, she has also played for French women soccer club, Olympique Lyon as well as Australian women soccer club, Sydney FC.
Megan Rapinoe: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity
Megan Rapinoe was born on July 5, 1985, in Redding, California, USA. Her mother’s name is Denise Rapinoe and father’s name is Jim Rapinoe. She holds an American nationality and has Italian-English ethnicity. She is the youngest among 6 children of her parents with the fraternal twin sister Rachel Rapinoe. Her twin sister is also an American soccer player.
She began training with her father in her early years. She played with the south side of Elk Grove Pride in 2002. Furthermore, she also played for the University of Portland in 2005. Megan rapinoe twin – she has a twin sister, Rachael Rapinoe, who also had a successful soccer career.
Megan Rapinoe Wedding / Relationship
It was revealed that Megan Rapinoe was found out to be a lesbian on July 2, 2012, and had been previously in a relationship with an Australian soccer player, Sarah Walsh in 2009.
They get separated in 2013 and was again later rumored to be dating Sera Cahoone, a sub pop recording artist. They announced their engagement in August 2015 but the wedding never took place as this couple got separated.
She then began dating Seattle storm soccer player, Sue Bird, from late 2016. The couple is together at present.
Megan Rapinoe: Education, School/College University
Talking about her educational background, she is an undergraduate from The University of Portland, Oregon.
Megan Rapinoe: Professional Life, Career
She began her professional playing career with the American soccer club, Chicago Red Stars in 2009. The American midfielder than joined America women soccer clubs such as Philadelphia Independence as well as Magic Jack in 2011 season.
Megan Rapinoe then moved to Australia and signed with Australian women soccer club, Sydney FC for 2011/12 season and then signed with French women soccer club, Olympique Lyon for a reported salary of $ 14,000 a month.
Rapinoe made her debut for Lyon at the UEFA Women’s Champions League and scored her first goal at the competition in the same match on quarterfinal round of 2012/13 season. She is currently playing for National Women’s Soccer League, Seattle Reign FC.
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After playing for US women team at their U-16 and U-19 sides, she made her international debut against Ireland in a friendly match on July 23, 2006. Rapinoe scored her first international goal for the USA against Taiwan on 1st October 2006. She has represented the USA at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Furthermore, she was the prominent player for the US team that won the Olympic gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
Rapione was the captain of the squad that had players such as striker, Christen Press as well as a midfielder, Tobin Heath were contributed significantly in the US winning the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Overall, she has made 135 appearances and scored 35 goals for the US team since making her debut in 2006.
Apart from soccer, she also spends her time in philanthropic causes. Her works include Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network and United States Olympic Committee as well as actively support a charity organization, Common Goal set by Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata.
Megan Rapinoe: Awards, Nominations
In the year 2012, she won The Harry Glickman Professional Female Athlete of the Year. The same year she gets Board of Directors Award by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center for bringing awareness to LGBT people in sports. Likewise, in the year 2013, she won The Player of the Tournament at the 2013 Algarve Cup.
Megan Rapinoe: Net Worth($3 Million), Income, Salary
Rapinoe’s net worth is around $3 million. It was reported she used to earn in excess of $168,000 from playing for Seattle Reign FC. But her current salary is not disclosed.
Megan Rapinoe: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
There were different controversies spread that, Why the president is feuding with Megan Rapinoe, star of the US women’s soccer team.
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Body measurement: Height, Weight, Body Size
The beautiful soccer player, Megan Rapinoe has an athletic body. She stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall. And her weight is 60 kg. Likewise, she has naturally blonde colored hair but dyed into different other color and brown colored eyes.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc
Megan Rapinoe is active on different social media networking sites. She is active on Instagram with more than 2M followers. Likewise, she has over 871K followers on her Twitter account. Likewise, her Facebook page also holds more than 800K followers.
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