Women’s World Cup Winner Megan Rapinoe Discusses Coming Out in Short Documentary

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World Cup Winner Megan Rapinoe is one of America’s most successful out female athletes.

The football star is featured on espnW’s What Makes Us – a new documentary series of short films directed and produced by Rena Mundo Croshere and Nadine Mundo.

In a 13-minute documentary short titled “Pinoe”, Rapinoe talks about her world-famous pass in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinals against Brazil as well as her decision to come out in 2012.

In the clip below, Rapinoe shares that she began contemplating revealing her true identity right after the 2011 World Cup.

I feel like when you can really be comfortable with yourself and be true to yourself, then all these other cool things about you are able to shine.”


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