Megan Rapinoe, winner of the FIFA The Best 2019


Rapinoe won the The Best and pronounced a speech to reflect

Published:24/09/2019 - 02:56h

Updated:24/09/2019 - 02:56h

Megan Rapinoe is much more than a footballer, and this Monday show it again in the ceremony of the FIFA The Best 2019. In his speech of winner, urged to the activism and censored the racist attitudes

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If Leo Messi was one of the big protagonists of the night in the gala of the FIFA The Best 2019, Megan Rapinoe was the another person that accumulated the focuses and applauses of the audience in the Theatre The Scala of Milan. The big star of the feminine football, captain of United States and famous by not having pelos in the tongue, took advantage of the achievement of the prize to Better Player to launch a speech reivindicativo.

Rapinoe, always critical with the politics of Donald Trump, this time contained half and so only opted for censoring the racism, the homofobia and the inmovilismo of some members of the international football that could do much more to contribute to the global justice and, of course, in this sport. "It went to speak of several things but Infantino arrived before", began Rapinoe, with a light 'dart' to the president of the FIFA.

"We have to use this only sport to improve the world"

"They have inspired me a lot of things. Sterling and Koulibaly, the form in which they condemned the racism. The Iranian woman that set fire to if same (after they did not leave it go in in a stadium). The players that struggle against the homofobia. They are histories that inspire me. If we want to do a big change, think that if all the world did what did Sterling and Koulibaly on the homofobia, or the wages in the feminine football, this would be a change in the correct direction", pronounced the North American star.

"We are in front of an only opportunity", continued. "We live in the success. I think that all those that are here have to try help to the other. Use this only sport to improve the world. Ojalá Do something because have a lot of can those that are here and can use it for well", urged, launching a message activist headed to the most famous characters of the international football.

Rapinoe Surpassed to Lucy Bronze and Alex Morgan

The tug mediático and the sportive attainments of the player of the Reign FC left without prize to Lucy Bronze, awarded like better player by the UEFA does some months and big star of the Olympique of Lyon, dominant team in France and that conquered the Champions League sinking to the Barça in the final. Also to Alex Morgan that, to the equal that Rapinoe, went a key pillar so that United States won the World-wide of France.

"I want to thank my family and to my girlfriend by all the support that have given me this year. Also to all the trainers that have had and to my mates. It has been an incredible year for the feminine football. The World-wide was spectacular", pronounced, appreciated to all the people of his more next circle that always have supported it. Megan Rapinoe, an incredible footballer and a brave person. All an example.

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