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Megan Rapinoe calls playing for USWNT ‘the worst job in the world’

Megan Rapinoe blames the USWNT for her disastrous retirement.

Megan Rapinoe has made news yet again, this time for her involvement in the Netflix documentary “Under Pressure.” She was candid about the difficulties she had while on the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT).

The series delves further into the team’s disastrous showings at the 2023 Women’s World Cup. They failed to shine and underperformed significantly. The squad was eliminated from the competition in the round of 16 after losing a penalty shootout against Sweden. Rapinoe, one of the most decorated female footballers of all time, has an interesting take on playing for her nation.

“I always say it’s the worst job in the world because if you do your job, then you were supposed to, and if you do one hair less, then you are gonna get lambasted for it.”

Rapinoe has criticized her coach, Vlatko Andonovski, for the rigorous criticism that comes with leading the “so-called best side.” Football fans who watched her problems on the pitch are surprised. Then she missed the penalty in the shootout and tried to shift the blame onto the squad and management.

Rapinoe’s situation worsened when she tore her Achilles after retiring from the sport. It also resulted in Andonovski’s departure as he was heavily chastised for his methods and team selection. Following a successful operation, it will be intriguing to see what the women’s football superstar does next.

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Megan Rapinoe’s partner confirms that they are not yet married

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird. (Source: ESPN)
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird. (Source: ESPN)

Sue Bird, a retired WNBA player, has denied rumors of a secret marriage with fiancée Megan Rapinoe. She said that a false Instagram photo of the pair in wedding clothing was from Jess Fishlock and Tziarra King’s wedding, apologizing for any confusion created by their elegant clothes.

The statement came after fan and media speculation about a possible milestone in the engaged couple’s relationship. Bird wore a white jacket and black pants to the wedding, while Rapinoe, who is recuperating from Achilles surgery, wore a black blazer dress and a protective boot. Throughout the celebration, their unwavering love for one another was palpable.

Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe, a dynamic athletic team, met during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Bird provides Rapinoe with lessons from her athletic transformation as she enters her post-retirement life. The latest explanation highlights the couple’s commitment to honesty and mutual celebrations during their retirements.

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