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Megan Rapinoe & Sue Bird – 5 Years Together
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird are sports superstars in their own right. Rapinoe is a professional soccer player serving as the winger and captain of OL Reign and the United States national team. On the other hand, Bird is a professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm.
Bird surprised fans when she came out in 2017 and revealed that she had been dating Rapinoe since late 2016. Fans warmly accepted their relationship as they became the first gay couple to cover ESPN’s The Body Issue. Bird shared with The Players’ Pod that they learn a lot from each other, including being true to themselves. They announced their engagement in 2020.