It's widely acknowledged that Megan Rapinoe, the controversial U.S. women's soccer star, is not known for her modesty. Regardless of the justified criticisms directed at her, there was an expectation that her professional career would conclude with a degree of respect. As a sports enthusiast, saying goodbye to someone, even someone as polarizing as Rapinoe, with a sense of disdain just doesn't sit well.
However, any hope for a more dignified farewell evaporated when Rapinoe spoke out following her unfortunate non-contact injury during a Saturday night game – an injury likely to mark the end of her time on the soccer field. The injury was met with collective dismay, but instead of handling the situation with grace, Rapinoe exacerbated matters with a statement that was nothing short of despicable.
Megan Rapinoe goes down with an injury less than three minutes into the NWSL Final in her last career game 💔
She receives a standing ovation from Snapdragon Stadium pic.twitter.com/uwqG2epzMK
— Attacking Third (@AttackingThird) November 12, 2023
During a post-game interview, Rapinoe made one of her most objectionable statements to date. She began by making light of finding the surgeon who operated on New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers, displaying her characteristic lack of respect. She then escalated matters further with a blasphemous comment against God.
“I’m not a religious person or anything,” she started, “and if there wasn’t God, like, this is proof that there isn’t because this is f***ed up. So, yeah, it just, it’s just f***ed up, you know?”
While we do understand, Megan, what's truly disconcerting is your extreme narcissism. Is she seriously suggesting that her injury somehow disproves the existence of God? Many Christian athletes and ordinary Christians have endured severe injuries without questioning God's existence. It's crucial to remind Rapinoe that God isn't here to glorify her; rather, it's the other way around. We are all here to uplift God and His glory.
In conclusion, Rapinoe's devastating injury doesn't provide any "proof" of God's existence or lack thereof. It merely signifies the end of her on-field career. Frankly, a world with her self-centered, anti-American, and anti-woman voice on a smaller platform would likely be a better one.