She is on cloud nine … After four years of relationship with the basketball player Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe took her courage in both hands by asking the latter in marriage. If the confinement broke couples, it was a revelation for the football star! In an interview with People magazine, Megan Rapinoe discussed how spending more time with Sue Bird during the coronavirus pandemic had made their relationship stronger: “I think Sue’s ability to stay in the moment and stabilize us both. and being that rock for both of us during all of this, and having this really pragmatic approach of, ‘That’s the way it is. We’re going to make the most of it and do what we can. And that’s the best we can. doing ‘, made me feel comfortable and secure, and was, I think, a great help to me during all of this. ”
While they are both in contention to compete in the Olympics next year, Megan Rapinoe is extremely grateful that she finally had some free time to devote to her relationship. She revealed, “We’ve basically spent every day together since the beginning of March. And it’s been such a gift, to be honest. We’re not used to that, we’re traveling. Because we’re athletes. , we are constantly on the move and we never spend so much time with the people we love. ” Very much in love, the 35-year-old said that even simple things like “preparing meals and small arguments” had been “a beacon of hope” in such a complicated time.
The football star feels safe with his fiancée
Since meeting at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Megan Rapinoe has finally felt at peace with herself. If she asked for the hand of the pretty brunette, it is indeed, because she is sure of herself. For People, she explained that she and her fiancée “gave each other the confidence to be truly ourselves.” Finally, it is visibly appeased that she ended with these words filled with tenderness: “The fact of having someone who sees you for all that you are, all the good and the bad – and obviously only we know the Worst of all the good and the bad. It’s just a calm sense of trust and security that we give ourselves. ”
Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe © Instagram