US Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Announces Retirement from the Game

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe has announced her retirement from professional soccer at the end of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season. Rapinoe, who is 38 years old, made the announcement on Twitter, saying that she “never could have imagined the ways in which soccer would shape & change my life forever”. She has had an illustrious career, winning an Olympic gold medal and two World Cups. Rapinoe is currently preparing for her fourth World Cup.

Megan Rapinoe has had an illustrious career in soccer, with several highlights, including:
Winning an Olympic gold medal and two World Cups.
Spending her entire NWSL career in Seattle, helping the franchise win three NWSL Shields (2014, 2015, 2019).
Being one of the most exciting, unpredictable, creative, and flashy players in the women’s game.
Making appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Today Show, The Rachel Maddow Show, Meet the Press, Good Morning America, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Appearing in an ESPN feature called Title IX is Mine: USWNT.
Being the focus of a Fox Soccer feature, Fox Soccer Exclusive: Megan Rapinoe in November 2012.
Signing off a stellar France 2019 with the Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards.
These are just a few of the many highlights of Megan Rapinoe’s career.

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