Megan Rapinoe, a star of the U.s. team double-world champion of football is feminine, it is taken to Donald Trump, called “the nationalist white”, and declared that she “wouldn’t close the door” to a political career, on Tuesday on Vice TV.
“There, we clearly, I think, a nationalist white to the White House and spitting, to hatred, to the exclusion of the rest of the country did not lead to more divisions between people, more of hopelessness, despair, anxiety and fear,” said Rapinoe.
“There has been no kind of progress,” she summarized, taking the view that the inclusion of racial minorities and women is the key.
The American 34-year-old, golden Ball female 2019, a long-time advocate for the rights of women and LGBTQ. As the former american football player for the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, she placed her knee on several occasions during the national anthem, in order to protest against the police violence against blacks.
In 2019, just before the World-in France, Rapinoe had warned that in the event of coronation, his team would refuse any invitation to the White House. Donald Trump was replicated on Twitter: “Megan should win before talking about”. World champions a few weeks later, the americans kept their word.
Asked about the possibility of seeing one day stand for elections, Rapinoe said: “I do not close completely the door, but it seems a little crazy,” adding with a laugh that the dream job would be “president, of course.”
“If I go, I want the biggest function”, she continued on the same tone, saying that she “would choose people much smarter and much more qualified” to do well.
“I’m not saying: I am the most intelligent, I should be the president. I’m absolutely not qualified for any position whatsoever in government”, was eventually tempered the one that has recently shown its support for the democratic Joe Biden, even announcing “available” to be its colistière.
Biden replied, also jokingly, that becoming vice-president would give him a salary less than what she perceives the present time as a footballer. A sore subject for Rapinoe, who has just lost a major court battle with the players of the national team, in their quest for equal pay with the men’s team.