In a new interview with Vox, Megan Rapinoe reveals that Trump's antagonizing jab at the USWNT captain made the women's soccer team determined to win.
“I think we’re one step away from just saying a racial slur on national television, from the president of the United States," says soccer star.
"The idea of patriotism and being American is absolutely embodied in Megan Rapinoe," said one fan.
The U.S. women's soccer team celebrated its latest World Cup win with a ticker-tape parade amidst 300,000 cheering fans in New York.
"Get over yourself," the conservative host tweeted at Rapinoe, prompting backlash from the soccer star's fans.
Trump, who has yet to invite the U.S. women’s national soccer team to the White House, has been pushing a message that is “excluding people,” Rapinoe said.
Trump supporters have slammed players like Megan Rapinoe for "president-bashing" ahead of the World Cup finals. Now Melania Trump is receiving heat for supporting the team.
Sue Bird writes an op-ed in defense of her superstar girlfriend, Megan Rapinoe.
A random Twitter user, @MeganRapino, was caught in the crossfire in Trump's feud with soccer star Megan Rapinoe.