Rapinoe joins Serena Williams in vow to fight for equal pay ‘every day until I’m in my grave’

orld Cup winner pledged her support for the tennis great, saying she will continue the battle for equal pay for the rest of her life

United States forward Megan Rapinoe has echoed Serena Williams’ comments on equal pay amid the Women’s World Cup winners’ ongoing fight for parity with the men’s team.

Rapinoe scored the opening goal as USA beat Netherlands 2-0 in the World Cup final to retain their title during a tournament where the 34-year-old became a global icon.

The attacker also had a war of words with US president Donald Trump during the tournament in France after saying she was “not going to the f****** White House”.

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