Megan Rapinoe

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Full Name Megan Rapinoe
Age 35 Years Old
Nick Name Megan Rapinoe
Gender Female
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date July 5th, 1985
Birth Place Redding, California

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Megan Anna Rapinoe famed as Megan Rapinoe is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger for American women soccer club, Seattle Reign FC, and US Women's National Team. She has also played for French women soccer club, Olympique Lyon as well as Australian women soccer club, Sydney FC. In the year 2013, she was awarded the board of directors Award by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. Megan Rapinoe is a very talented soccer player. 

Megan Wants To Know: Why The "Resistance" To Paying Women In Soccer?

Speaking at the team’s media day on May 24, midfielder Megan Rapinoe got straight to the point and called out the sport’s leadership for not doing enough to level the playing field and address equality issues. While acknowledging that FIFA (the International Federation of Association Football) has made “strides” towards equality, Rapinoe said. She added, "For the resources and for the ability that I feel like FIFA has to implement that change, I think they're not doing nearly enough". 

How old is Megan Rapinoe?

Megan celebrated her 33rd birthday on July 5 as of 2018. 

Does Megan Rapinoe have a twin?

Megan Rapinoe was born on 5th July 1985 in Redding, California to mother, Denise Rapinoe, and father, Jim Rapinoe. She holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is White. 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. Her religion is Christian and her horoscope sign is Cancer. As per her education, she attended Foothill High School and later she attended University of Portland, Oregon, Inited States Santa University, California, United States. She began training with her father in her early years and played with the youth side of Elk Grove Pride in 2002 and also played for the University of Portland in 2005.

How tall is Megan Rapinoe?

Megan is a very sexy and hot woman with an athletic body build. She has an average height of 170 cm or 5 ft 7 in or 1.70 m. She has a balanced weight of 60 Kg or 132 lbs. Her body measurement is 34-24-35 in. Her eye color is Brown and her hair color is Blonde. 

Is Megan Rapinoe a lesbian?

Yes, Megan Rapinoe is a Lesbian. 

  • Reflecting on the personal life of Megan, she is a married woman. Her sexual orientation is Lesbian. It was revealed on 2nd July 2012. She also had been previously in a relationship with an Australian soccer player, Sarah Walsh in the year 2009. The pair ended their relationship in the year 2013 and later rumored to be dating Sera Cahoone, a sub pop recording artist. They announced their engagement in August 2015 and the wedding was held in January 2017. The couple is together at current and they are living their life happily. 
  • Since Sue Bird revealed that she's dating Megan Rapinoe, the two Seattle sports stars have become an iconic couple within the LGBTQ community. After dating for about a year and a half, the Reign’s Megan Rapinoe moved into Storm star Sue Bird’s Queen Anne condo. 

What is the net worth of Megan?

As of 2019, the net worth of Megan Rapinoe is estimated to be around $2 million. It was reported she used to earn in excess of 168,000 from playing for Seattle Reign FC. She was one of the highest paid players only behind Marta, Alex Morgan, and Abby Wambach. Her main source of income is from her football career. Besides this, she also earns much from her endorsement deals with Nike and Samsung.

How many goals has Megan Rapinoe scored in her career?

  • Megan played for Elk Grove Pride in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) along with her twin sister, Rachael, and future national teammate, Stephanie Cox from the year 2002 to 2005. 
  • In the year 2005, as a freshman, she helped the Pilots to an undefeated season and the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Championship.
  •  She was named NSCAA First Team All-American and was on the Soccer America First Team Freshman All-America. 
  • As a sophomore in 2006, she was among the nation's leading scorers with ten goals and two assists in eleven matches. 
  • She suffered her first season-ending anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury during a match against Washington State University on October 5.
  • She suffered her second season-ending ACL injury two games into the season in the year 2007. 
  • She began her professional playing career with the American soccer club, Chicago Red Stars in the year 2009.
  • The American midfielder than joined America women soccer clubs such as  Philadelphia Independence as well as Magic Jack in 2011 season.
  • She 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 2012/2013 season.
  • She returned to the Reign for the 2015 season. 
  • She scored her first professional hat trick and served an assist to Jess Fishlock to help the Reign defeat the Flash 5-1 against Western New York Flash. 
  • She was subsequently named the league's NWSL Player of the Week for week 1 of the season.
  • About her international career, she made her international debut against Ireland in a friendly match on July 23, 2006.
  • She 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 and was the prominent player for US team that won the Olympic gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
  • She 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.
  • She has altogether made 135 appearances and scored 35 goals for the US team since making her debut in 2006.