It’s definitely been a great summer for Megan Rapinoe. An integral part of the US national team, she was not only a part of the World Cup winning squad, but also has been reported to be engaged!! Ecstatic as they were with her recent win, the news of her engagement was well received by her fans and well wishers. Rapinoe, the pacey winger of the women’s team, was in a long time relationship with her girlfriend Sera Cahoone. Now at the age of 30, the footballer had shared her news on the social networking site Instagram and Twitter during the start of the month of August.
Posting the statement “This little lady is getting married,” Rapinoe took a wonderful photo of the two kissing while showing off her ring alongside Cahoone. Cahoone herself is an Australian singer. Her fiancé also shared the same photo and was found stating:
“This little lady is getting married too!”
Definitely not co-incidental, their engagement fell on the same day as Cahoone’s birthday. The two had probably decided to mark the day to be special. Whatever the motive maybe, the two definitely look happy and eager to spend the rest of their life with each other.
The singer and future-wife had shared a gorgeous photo of wine glasses as Rapinoe wrote
“Happy birthday to the most beautiful woman I have ever met. I love you @seracahoone,” she had captioned an Instagram photo alongside an emoji. Rapinoe had only recently celebrated success with the US national team back in July after recording a sensational win against Japan. Remember the 5-2 drubbing by the US women team???
Rapinoe came out as gay back in 2012. She had, in an interview with OUT magazine, stated "I feel like sports, in general, are still homophobic, in the sense that not a lot of people are out. I feel everyone is really craving people to come out. People want – they need – to see that there are people like me playing soccer for the good ol' U.S. of A.”
After coming out as lesbian, she quickly revealed that she had been in a serious relationship with Australian football player Sarah Walsh. Their relationship apparently started back in 2009. However, after dating for around five years, the two separated. Reasons of their separation were unknown and none of them want to discuss the reason. Nonetheless, the two do remain good friends. After being together for five years , Rapinoe and Walsh's relationship ended in 2013. This led to Rapinoe linking up with now love Cahoone.
After her disclosure, rumors of Rapinoe dating and having a boyfriend, apparently a boy clad with tattoos, were squashed. There was even a rumor that the two were getting married. Well, that mysterious guy was soon lost. After her success, sports site such as ESPN, FoxSports were buzzing with praises for Rapinoe and the US national team.
Now with a salary of $14000 a month, she has reached the pinnacle of her career, and will be looking forward to her marital life.