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 Ann WarrenSanders joins Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Hillary Clinton tears open wound with her attack on Sanders 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 John TrumpRouhani says Iran will never seek nuclear weapons Trump downplays seriousness of injuries in Iran attack after US soldiers treated for concussions Trump says Bloomberg is 'wasting his money' on 2020 campaign 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.”