Megan Rapinoe
Soccer Player and Founder of re__inc
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Profile
Discipline
Fashion , Entertainment
Nationality
American
Honors

Achievement

Megan Rapinoe had a breakout year in 2019 on all fronts, ranging from becoming a two-time World Cup Champion to co-founding a lifestyle fashion brand. As a professional soccer player, Rapinoe played an important role in leading the U.S. women’s national team to win the FIFA Women’s World Cup in both 2015 and 2019. For her outstanding performance on the field during this year’s World Cup, Rapinoe was awarded the prestigious Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards. Following the World Cup, Rapinoe and three of her USWNT teammates founded re__inc, a gender-neutral athleisure brand that aims to champion individuality and reinterpret the meaning of patriotism. Parallel to her significant career moves, Rapinoe has also been a key voice in the battle for equal pay between male and women soccer players and an activist for LGBTQ+ rights.

 
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