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Rapinoe criticizes Messi and Cristiano


The American Megan rapinoe she was critical of Lionel messi Y Cristiano Ronaldo for doing little to combat the issue of racism.

“They could do so much if they decided to use their extreme level of popularity to combat racism, for example. I’m not talking about wearing a ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-shirt, I’m talking about going further,” he says in an interview to L’Equipe to be published this Saturday.

He also pointed out that the French Kylian Mbappé to understand the impact it may have on this issue.

“He came into the world with an extraordinary gift that allows him to have a life out of the ordinary, perhaps he can wonder how to achieve a balance, how to inspire youth. I hope you understand that you can change the world. If you want to be king, then be the best king you can be, “says the Co-captain of the United States team.

In 2019, the player was awarded the award FIFA The Best, in an act in which Lionel Messi was present at the La Scala Theater in Milan. On that occasion, he recalled the cases of racism suffered by the English Raheem Sterling or the Senegalese Kalidou koulibaly and asked the great players present to raise their voices to change football and society.