- Megan Rapinoe's Age
- Megan Rapinoe's Salary
- Megan Rapinoe's Girlfriend
Megan Anna Rapinoe, shortly called as Megan Rapinoe, is an American professional winger popular for her striking playing style. She plays for Seattle Reign FC and is also a member of United States women's national team. She came in the spotlight when she swiftly passed the ball to her team mate, Abby Wambach, who scored the goal in the 122nd minute of the match against Brazil in the quarterfinals of FIFA Women's World Cup that equalized the game. The game then moved onto penalty kick shootout and the US won. Megan was awarded ESPY Award for Best Play of the Year for her performance in the world cup by ESPN. She also helped her team win 2012 London Olympics in which she scored three goals and four assists and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. She also played for famous clubs like Chicago Red Stars, French club Olympique Lyonnais, and Philadelphia Independence.
Her hometown honored her by calling September 10 as "Megan Rapinoe Day" for her contribution in 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. She also received Professional Female Athlete of the Year award in Oregon Sports Award in 2012. The same year, she was listed for female FIFA player of the year award as well.
Megan Rapinoe's Age
On July 5, 1985, in a town called Redding of California, Mega was born to father Jim and mother Denise. She was born as a twin to Rachael, and she has four other siblings. She started playing soccer at an early age. Since her dad was a soccer coach and she spent her childhood playing with the teams her father mentored. She started her career from Elk Grove Pride, a local team in Sacramento. In 1999, she played in under -14 Northern California State Olympic Development Program which helped her in building better sprinting and ball passing skills. 5 ft. 7-inch tall Rapinoe is currently 32 years of age.
Megan Rapinoe's Salary
Rapinoe, apart from her football career, has been earning from multiple endorsements to world popular brands like Nike and Samsung. In, s 2016, she starred with megastar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in a Nike commercial. She has also been endorsed by a clothing company called Wildfang. She has also appeared in advertisements for Vitamin Water. She along with her teammates have also been featured in FIFA16 EA Sports Video Game Series, the first FIFA video game ever to feature female players. The earnings from all these adventures and salary from her career have made her owner of $2 million. As per the data of Wiki sites and social details, she has the salary of about $14,000 a month.
Megan Rapinoe's Girlfriend
Rapinoe has always been an activist of LGBT community and has advocated for several LGBT organizations. She has been honored as Board of Directors of Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center for raising awareness about the gay community in football. On July 2, 2012, in an interview with Out, she came out as a homosexual and publicly declared her relationship with girlfriend Sarah Walsh, an Australian football player. Due to distance issues, they parted their ways in 2013 and ended their five years relation. In 2015, Megan dated an artist named Sera Cahoone and they even announced their marriage. But they soon broke up. Currently, she has is in a relationship with her girlfriend, Sue Bird.