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Megan Rapinoe Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Measurements, Net Worth, Family, Affairs, Marriage, Wiki & much more. Megan Anna Rapinoe (/rəˈpiːnoʊ/ (About this soundlisten); born July 5, 1985) 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.

Rapinoe is internationally known for her crafty style of play and activism. Her precise cross to Abby Wambach in the 122nd minute of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal match against Brazil resulted in an equalizer goal and eventual win for the Americans after a penalty shootout. The last-minute goal was awarded ESPN’s 2011 ESPY Award for Best Play of the Year. During the 2012 London Olympics, she scored three goals and tallied a team-high four assists to lead the United States to a gold medal. She is the first player, male or female, to score a goal directly from a corner at the Olympic Games. She won the Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

Rapinoe is an advocate for numerous LGBT organizations, including the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and Athlete Ally. In 2013, she was awarded the board of directors Award by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. She is sponsored by Nike, Procter & Gamble, BodyArmor, Hulu, LUNA Bar, Samsung, and DJO Global, and has appeared in multiple promotional pieces for clothing company Wildfang, as well as for Nike. In 2019, she co-founded a gender-neutral lifestyle brand, re-inc, with fellow athletes Christen Press, Tobin Heath, and Meghan Klingenberg.

Rapinoe is included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020.

Early life

Rapinoe grew up in Redding, California, with her parents, Jim and Denise, and five siblings, including her fraternal twin Rachael Rapinoe. Denise and Jim raised seven children together, not all their own. Denise has a son and daughter, Michael and Jenny, from a previous marriage; then came older brother Brian and then the twins five years later. Jim and her grandfather Jack both served in the Army. She has Italian (from her paternal grandfather) and Irish ancestry. She idolized her older brother Brian and started playing soccer at age three after watching him play the sport, but he started using drugs when the girls were in second grade. When she was ten and he was fifteen, he was put in juvenile detention, and was thereafter in and out of various prisons including the super-max Pelican Bay State Prison. Brian has since made a determined effort to avoid drugs after seeing his younger sister’s success in international soccer and not being able to be present with his family. For both Rachael and Megan, soccer was a means to get away from the drug abuse that is widespread in rural California.

International career

Rapinoe trained with the United States women’s national soccer team for the first time during the team’s 2006 Residency Training Camp in Carson, California. She made her debut for the senior team on July 23, 2006, during a friendly match against Ireland. She scored her first two goals on October 1, 2006, during a friendly match against Taiwan.

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Due to two separate ACL injuries, Rapinoe did not play for the senior team in 2007 or 2008 and subsequently missed the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Upon her return to the team in 2009, she led the team in points with five, including two goals and one assist. She was on the starting lineup in six of the seven games in which she played the same year.

During the 2009 Algarve Cup, Rapinoe scored the game-winning goal against Norway leading the team to a 1–0 victory during the team’s third group stage match of the tournament. After the U.S. finished at the top of their group, they were defeated during a penalty kick shootout by Sweden in the championship final.

Megan Rapinoe Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki

Bio/Wiki
Full NameMegan Anna Rapinoe
NicknameGumby
ProfessionAmerican soccer player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-26-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlonde
Football
DebutClub- Chicago Red Stars in 2009 for the inaugural season of Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS)
International- United States under-16 national soccer team in 2002 against France
Jersey Number15
PositionMidfielder/Winger
Domestic/State TeamReign FC
Coach/MentorPia Sundhage
Records (main ones)In 2012, Megan Rapinoe became the first player (male/female) at the Olympic Games to score a Goal Olimpico
Career Turning PointThe 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in which her performance was reported as outstanding. She was named ESPN’s Next Level Player.
Awards, Honours, Achievements• In 2011, after she returned from the FIFA Women’s World Cup, her hometown, Redding, honoured her with a parade and declared 10 September as Megan Rapinoe Day.
• On February 12, 2012, she won the Harry Glickman Professional Female Athlete of the Year Award at the 60th annual Oregon Sports Awards.
• She won an Olympic Gold Medal in 2012.
• She won the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) “Shield Award” in 2015 for the best regular-season record.
• She won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final “Player of the Match” award against the Netherlands.
• She won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup “Golden Boot” award for scoring 6 goals.
• She won the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup “Golden Ball” award for the best player of the competition.
• On 2 December 2019, Megan was named the Best Female Player in the world, and she won the prestigious Ballon d’Or Award.
Personal Life
Date of BirthJuly 5, 1985 (Friday)
Age (as in 2021)36 Years
BirthplaceRedding, California, United States
Zodiac signCancer
Signature
NationalityAmerican
HometownRedding, California, United States
SchoolFoothill High School, Redding, California
College/UniversityUniversity of Portland, Oregon, United States
Educational QualificationsUndergraduate from the University of Portland, Oregon
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityWhite American
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesPlaying the Guitar, playing the Piano, Singing, and Traveling
Tattoo(s)Megan has 4 tattoos-
• On her left bicep, which says- Nature ran her course
• On her right wrist, which says- Trust Yourself (in Arabic)
• On her right tricep- Three stacked triangles
• On her right bicep- an outline of California (an ode to her hometown Redding)
Controversies• In 2016, Megan became the first white athlete and the first female athlete to join the nationwide protest of kneeling during the national anthem. In an interview, she stated that she did this to oppose Donald Trump as the US President. She said that she did not like the statements he gave during the campaign. She had also expressed her disbelief when Trump was elected as the US President.

• In 2019, the US Football Association made it a rule to stand during the National Anthem. Megan was protesting against discrimination in the contract payment of women and men players. She stated that the men’s football team had come third in the 1930s and since then, it had not achieved anything else. She further said that even after the women’s team was winning world cups regularly, they had never gotten the due credit. She demanded equal pay. While the national anthem of the United States was being played in a match, she stayed silent and did not even cross her hand to touch her heart, as per the protocol.
Relationships & More
Sexual OrientationLesbian
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Sarah Walsh (Australian Soccer Player; 2008-2013)

• Sera Cahoone (American Singer; 2014-2017)

• Sue Bird (American Basketball Player; July 2017-present)
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather– Jim Rapinoe

Mother– Denise Rapinoe
SiblingsBrother– Brian Rapinoe

Sister– Rachael Rapinoe (Twin Sister)
Favourite Things
Favourite BevarageCoffee
Favourite PersonLori Lindsey
Favourite SingerAdele, Missy Higgins, Jack White, Florence Welch
Favourite SongDelta Dawn by Tanya Tucker
Favourite MovieThe Shawshank Redemption
Style Quotient
Net Worth (approx.)$2 million (as in 2019)

International goals

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
LocationGeographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
LineupStart – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time
off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played
Goal in matchGoal of total goals by the player in the match
Sorted by total goals followed by goal number
#NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
MinThe minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/passThe ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pkGoal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
ScoreThe match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player’s team
ResultThe final score.
Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player’s team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation
aetThe score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90′ regulation
psoPenalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-purple background color – exhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women’s football qualification match
Light-blue background color – FIFA women’s world cup qualification match
Pink background color – Continental Games or regional tournament
Orange background color – Olympic women’s football tournament
Blue background color – FIFA women’s world cup final tournament

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