American Megan Rapinoe announces she will retire at the end of the season

The 38-year-old world football star announced on Saturday that she would retire from the sport at the end of the season.



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Megan Rapinoe, here against France in the quarter-final of the 2019 World Cup at the Parc des Princes, in Paris (LIONEL BONAVENTURE / AFP)

A huge page in women’s football is about to close. One of its most formidable ambassadors, Megan Rapinoe, has just announced, on Saturday July 8, that she was going to hang up her crampons at the end of the season, next October. Player of the year in 2019, winner of two World Cups with the United States (2015 and 20219), she will try to end her fabulous career with a third coronation with the USA at the 2023 World Cup. in Australia and New Zealand (July 20-August 20).

“It is with a deep sense of peace and gratitude that I have decided that this season will be my last playing this magnificent sport.“, wrote on his social networks the American of 38 years.

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