The Megan Rapinoe Way: Secrets of Success of a World-Class Soccer Star (Women in Power) (Hardcover)
A helpful guide for Rapinoe fans looking to apply her wisdom to their own lives!
In the summer of 2019, the US women's national soccer team offered fans a thrill when it won its fourth World Cup title and second straight, culminating in a 2–0 final over the Netherlands. Co-captain Megan Rapinoe led the team to victory with a penalty kick to score the first goal and ultimately captured MVP and top goal scorer designations for the tournament. The winger has also led the US to a gold medal in the 2012 London Olympics.
In addition to her athletic success, Rapinoe has proven to be a leader off the field as well. A vocal advocate on behalf of several LGBT organizations and a voice behind the women's team's equal pay complaint, she is one of many players involved in the gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation.
In The Megan Rapinoe Way, the latest book in the Women in Power series, author Meg Linehan translates Rapinoe's success both on and off the field into digestible leadership lessons. In doing so, she draws from Rapinoe's still-young career as an athlete, businesswoman, and advocate.
About the Author
Meg Linehan is a staff writer for The Athletic covering the US women’s national team, the National Women’s Soccer League, and the wider world of women’s soccer. Previously, she worked at the media branch of the NWSL. Linehan's work has also appeared in Equalizer Soccer, Vice Sports, Teen Vogue, Unusual Efforts, and other outlets. A member of the American Women in Sports Media, she resides in New York City.