'It's monumental': Megan Rapinoe applauds equal pay agreement for U.S. women's soccer team

OL Reign star Megan Rapinoe has been one of the most outspoken voices in the fight for equal pay.

SEATTLE — Megan Rapinoe said she knew it was coming.

And yet she couldn’t help but expressing her happiness Friday, just days after an was reached.

“I don’t think you can overstate how huge this is, not just for us, but hopefully setting a new tone going forward,” said Rapinoe, the OL Reign star forward.

Friday marked Rapinoe’s first public comments since the new collective bargaining agreement was announced—an agreement between the U.S. Soccer Federation and the men’s and women’s Players’ Association that,

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