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Rapinoe: "Messi and Cristiano could do so much if they decide to combat the racism..."

Published:3/11/2020 - 18:43h

Updated:3/11/2020 - 18:43h

The footballer and North American activist, Megan Rapinoe, has demanded that it does not have to do silence in the subject of the racism. By the contrary, called to heave the voice to Messi and Cristiano

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The footballer Megan Rapinoe, current winner of the last Balloon of Feminine Gold and of the prize of the FIFA to the Best Player of 2019, always has characterised for defending social causes like the equality and the fight against the racism; appearances that, in 2019, left very in clear when receiving the recognition that awards the FIFA, as according to her, needs establish "a true change" in the societies.

Now, the footballer has gone back to be news when conceding him some statements to the French newspaper L'Équipe, in where it asked to his colleagues of the masculine football that devote much more time to the actions against of the racism. Likewise, it emphasized that Kylian Mbappé has to heave his voice, since it is one of the best players of the moment.

Along his professional career, the North American has turned into a feminist activist very engaged by the cause, and at present is involved in the presidential campaign of Joe Biden, member of the Democrat and rival Party of Donald Trump in the elections for the presidency of the United States, as in previous statements has manifested that the message of Tump "excludes to the women like her and to the people of colour".

Besides, the champion of the World-wide of 2019 expressed his admiration with sportsmen like Lewis Hamilton (F1), LeBron James (NBA) and Naomi Osaka (Tennis), since no only consolidated like the best in his disciplines, but they are sporty that no callan in the middle of the social problems that live the countries.

Nevertheless, the American commented not agreeing with the fault of interest and the silence that footballers like Cristiano Ronaldo and the Argentinian star, Lionel Messi, show, as it affirmed that if they decided to use the big can mediático that have, could reach important changes. "I do not speak to carry a T-shirt of 'Black Lives Matter' but to go further", sentenced the player.

I know the best king

Likewise, it referred to the young forward of the PSG, Kylian Mbappé, when expressing that this footballer has to understand the big impact that can attain if it engages with the cause: "it Arrived to the world with an extraordinary gift that allows him have a life out of the common… Expect that it understand that it can change to the world. If you want to be the king, then know the best king that can", affirmed.

The attacker Frenchman in more than an occasion has showed his disagreement, through his social networks, with the racial acts that suffer the communities of colour in the United States and in Europe. One of the most recent was after the murder of George Floyd, the past month of May; in that opportunity, by means of his account in Twitter, demanded that it did justice. Besides, hace several days manifested his unrest by the difficult political situation that lives in Cameroon, the country of origin of his father.

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