7 Facts About USWNT Star Megan Rapinoe That Somehow Make Her Even More Legendary
2019 was a pretty big year for Megan Rapinoe. The cocaptain of the US women's soccer team took home both the Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards at the 2019 Women's World Cup — as well as, you know, the title — and closed out an epic year as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year. Just a few months into 2020, Megan has already made headlines following the US Soccer Federation's claim in an equal pay lawsuit that women's soccer requires less skill, as she and her teammates wore their jerseys inside out in protest. From dominating the field to taking on injustice (and those who perpetuate it), Rapinoe never holds back, and these fascinating facts about the soccer star only make us admire her more.