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“Congratulations Baby” – Fiancé Sue Bird Shared a 6-Word Heartmelting Reaction to Megan Rapinoe’s Speech at the TIME Women of the Year Gala

Published 03/09/2023, 10:53 PM EST

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Megan Rapinoe is perhaps the most influential woman in the world. She is considered an important figure who has achieved significant success in women’s soccer. She has also won several accolades, both at the domestic and international levels.

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Besides being a soccer star, Megan has lived her life as an inspirational activist. When it comes to fighting for the rights of women, she is ready to stand on one leg. Over the past many years, Pinoe has fought for several rights and is a huge supporter of women’s equality.


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Sue Bird’s reaction as Megan Rapinoe wins prestigious award

And just like that, after achieving a major triumph, Megan has finally been given the recognition she deserves. The 37-year-old was awarded TIME’s “Women of the Year” award.

Fans around the world are thrilled with her achievement. Moreover, her partner, Sue Bird, has also taken a moment to appreciate her emphatic achievement. The former basketball player gave a heartwarming reaction to the toast Megan gave at the gala.


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She wrote, “Words we can truly learn from, congratulations baby,” and posted a picture of Megan giving the speech in her Instagram story. Indeed it is a proud moment for Sue, who also gave a tremendous support in her partner’s pursuit of equal rights.

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Perhaps the speech might bring tears to your eyes as Megan humbly dedicated her victory to the transgender community. “I am only here because of them,” said Rapinoe to the room, which included fellow honorees and notable figures. “We all know what’s going on in our country with the attempted erasure of trans people.”


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The USWNT star also revealed the viewpoint she gained from the community in her own life. “The way they refuse to live their life any other way than completely whole is so inspiring. I’m inspired by the invitation to be completely myself. They offer us a full view of what it means to be a human in the world,” she said.


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“A whole opportunity to be the crazy ass human beings that we are. That’s a great gift.” She also acknowledged the challenges and pressure that women usually face. Indeed, it’s a great moment for Megan, who has fought relentlessly for women’s and LGBTQ rights. She has achieved a milestone off the pitch and must fully live the historical moment.

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