Megan Rapinoe announces endorsement of Warren with video on Instagram

Megan Rapinoe announces endorsement of Warren with video on Instagram

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe endorsed Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenPorter loses seat on House panel overseeing financial sector OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Nine, including former Michigan governor, charged over Flint water crisis | Regulator finalizes rule forcing banks to serve oil, gun companies | Trump admin adds hurdle to increase efficiency standards for furnaces, water heaters DeVos mulled unilateral student loan forgiveness as COVID-19 wracked economy: memo MORE (D-Mass.) for president through an Instagram post Friday.

Rapinoe's caption of the post — a video of Rapinoe and Warren talking on the phone — reads: "I truly believe the best things in life are a result of being bold and being real. This extends to every part of my life and nothing feels more relevant and real than this election."

"I’m proud to endorse @elizabethwarren today, for being bold, for being real, for listening to ALL of us, and for being prepared to navigate the unique challenges we face today as a country."


The 34-year-old midfielder, who this year has won both Ballon d'Or Féminin and FIFA's Player of the Year, has never been quiet about political causes she believes in. 

She's an avid supporter and activist for LGBTQ rights, pay equality for women and has voiced her support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Rapinoe has also been a vocal critic of President TrumpDonald TrumpCIA chief threatened to resign over push to install Trump loyalist as deputy: report Azar in departure letter says Capitol riot threatens to 'tarnish' administration's accomplishments Justice Dept. argues Trump should get immunity from rape accuser's lawsuit MORE and his policies.

“I’m from Trump country. But I’m able to travel the world and live in very liberal places now,” she recently told Sports Illustrated, which recently named her its Sportsperson of the Year. “I am sort of in all the worlds at once.”