In 20, Winters captained the Reign to the team’s winningest seasons, which earned them the NWSL Shield.
Winters married her girlfriend in October 2015 and their wedding looked super cute on Instagram.
Rapinoe has a twin sister, Rachael, and they are the youngest of six siblings.
Rapinoe picked up an ill-advised yellow card against Australia, which could come back to haunt her and the US.
The United States team was nervous in its Women’s World Cup opener on Monday, but Megan Rapinoe had enough confidence for the whole bunch.
The platinum blond midfielder has a history of coming up big in big moments, and she did just that in a 3-1 win over Australia.
Most of the NWSL games are streamed live on the NWSL You Tube channel for free. Fox Sports will also be broadcasting six NWSL games this year, but the broadcasts won’t begin until September, leading up to the playoffs.
There are lots of openly lesbian and bisexual players in the NWSL!
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She was the player of the match, scoring two goals and helping to set up a third.
Rapinoe kicked off the scoring with a long-distance deflected first-half goal.
Twitter: @Meleana Shim Instagram: @Meleana Shim Shim, who is a midfielder, came out publicly in 2013, a day before the Portland Thorns entered the inaugural season of the NWSL.
She actually went undrafted in the 2013 NWSL College Draft and joined the Thorns after open tryouts. Twitter: @Natasha Kai Instagram: @Natasha Kai_32 Kai, who also grew up in Hawaii (I guess this is a thing with women’s soccer stars? She actually also played for Sky Blue FC when the team was part of the WPS and won the 2009 WPS Championship.