Megan Rapinoe, who’s at present enjoying for OL Reign within the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League, suffered a non-contact proper leg damage in the course of the NWSL championship match Saturday evening — and it passed off early within the contest. Hobbling off the pitch, Rapinoe wanted help in what was the final match ever in her profession.
Breaking towards Gotham FC’s Maitane Lopez whereas she was dribbling the ball close to the penalty space, Rapinoe unexpectedly went down on the sector. On the bottom for just a few moments, Rapinoe wanted the assistance of two trainers to make the sizable stroll down the top line after which throughout the sideline to get again to the bench of the Reign at Snapdrago Stadium, the house of San Diego State.
Gotham FC’s Ali Grieger, who can also be retiring like Rapinoe, came to visit and gave a hug to her ex-teammate from the USA Girls’s Nationwide Workforce.
The ultimate play of Megan Rapinoe’s profession:
Randomly falling over on the bottom with out even being touched.
So becoming 🤣
— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) November 12, 2023
It’s at present unknown how critical Rapinoe‘s damage is.
Going into the sport, the hype was surrounding a sq. off between Rapinoe and Krieger, with neither particular person having an NWSL championship on their resume, in line with the Related Press. (RELATED: ‘Don’t Give A F*ck What Occurs’: Landon Donovan Calls Out Jurgen Klinsmann For 2014 US World Cup Workforce)
It appeared that the Snapdragon pitch was in higher high quality form than it was final Sunday, when the Reign took out the San Diego Wave to punch their ticket into the championship match. Nonetheless, some areas of the sector had been seemingly nonetheless in dangerous form. The sport between the Reign and Wave passed off 24 hours following a San Diego State soccer recreation.