Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird, an iconic power couple in women’s sports, added a new ring to their collection. Bird shared a photo on Instagram on Friday showing Rapinoe on one knee while sliding the ring on Bird’s finger – no caption required.
Rapinoe and Bird, both athletes making history, met at the 2016 Rio Olympics and publicized their relationship the following year, according to CBS Sports. In 2018, they became the first openly gay couple to appear on the cover of ESPN Magazine in 2018.
The couple had a number of awards between them, including Olympic gold medals and national titles. Rapinoe, midfielder for the US Women̵7;s National Football Team and striker for Seattle Reign, was the runner-up to twice in 2012 and led USWNT to his fourth World Cup title. year 2019.
Bird, defender for the Seattle Storm basketball team, is a three-time WNBA champion, all-time support leader, WNBA’s 11-time almighty star, a four-time Olympic gold medalist with US Basketball, and has Honored as one of the greatest players in the association’s WNBA history.
Quick greetings to the Seattle couple. Bird’s team shared a photo of herself and Rapinoe, calling the duo a “power couple” and using the hashtag #LoveWins.
The home team Rapinoe also shared their best wishes, writing: “We are not crying, you are crying”.
In the days leading up to their engagement, both Rapinoe and Bird pushed their followers to vote in the upcoming presidential election. Just a few hours before Bird posted the photo, Rapinoe shared the image on her Instagram story saying she was going to the ballot box.