Anti-Trump soccer player Megan Rapinoe has declared that she will not be going to the “f*king White House,” even though she and her team have yet to be invited.
Washington Examiner reported that the U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe doesn’t expect the national team to be invited to the White House if it wins another World Cup gold medal. But even if the team were invited, she said, she wouldn’t go anyway.
“I’m not going to the f—— White House,” the 33-year-old co-captain told EightByEightmagazine.
“No f—— way will we be invited to the White House,” she said. “[President Trump] tries to avoid inviting a team that might decline. Or, like he did when the Warriors turned him down, he’ll claim they hadn’t been invited in the first place.”
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— Eight by Eight (@8by8mag) June 25, 2019
President Trump responded by telling the foul-mouthed athlete to “win” before she talks.
….invited Megan or the team, but I am now inviting the TEAM, win or lose. Megan should never disrespect our Country, the White House, or our Flag, especially since so much has been done for her & the team. Be proud of the Flag that you wear. The USA is doing GREAT!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2019
American soccer star Megan Rapinoe has no intentions of going to the White House if the women’s national team wins the World Cup.
When talking to Eight by Eight, she said she’s not “going to the f**king White House” if the squad does win, and added she doubts they would be invited in the first place.
I’m really confused as to why she thinks the women’s team wouldn’t be invited? Sure, President Donald Trump didn’t invite the WNBA champions, but that’s the WNBA.
I don’t think anybody even knows who won the WNBA championship. The World Cup is a different kind of beast.
People actually care in America, Trump claims he even watches and it’s the one time of year people in this country actually pay attention to soccer.
Imagine being so bitter and angry at a guy you’ve never met that you wouldn’t go to the White House if you won an international event in honor of America.
We already have issues with NBA teams not going. The last thing we need is our pride and joy on the international stage also boycotting the White House.
To be clear, it’s not about the president sitting in the Oval Office; it’s about representing America and honoring the country that has supported you along the way. If Rapinoe, who is also gay, doesn’t understand that, then she really doesn’t understand the big picture.
It’s about the country. It’s not about her dislike of Trump or anybody else who might be calling the shots.
Catch the next game Friday afternoon against France on Fox. Despite Rapinoe’s need to make herself the center of attention, it’ll still be worth watching and cheering on America.