US soccer star Megan Rapinoe downs France, angers Donald Trump

30 June 2019 - 00:10 By AFP

Megan Rapinoe basked in the limelight as her brace downed France at the women's World Cup on Friday and sent the US into a huge semifinal showdown with England on Tuesday, two days after her public spat with US President Donald Trump.

The timing was perfect for the 33-year-old after she dominated the headlines in the build-up to this match, but also because her two goals that gave the Americans a 2-1 win in an intense quarterfinal at the Parc des Princes came the day before the Gay Pride march in the French capital...

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