It also included the fact that she’s dating soccer star and United States Women’s National Team hero Megan Rapinoe.
But the truth is that it still hasn’t happened that often, and it remains extremely rare for an athlete to do so while still playing. These aren’t secrets to people who know me,” Bird says. I think people have this assumption that if you’re not talking about it, you must be hiding So why talk about it now?Rising WNBA star Sue Bird says it’s no secret that Megan Rapinoe is her girlfriend, even though the two haven’t really been talking about it until now. 2017 Meeting Minutes March 3, 2017 – Wailea, Hawaii February 9, 2017 – Teleconference 2016 Meeting Minutes December 6, 2016 – New York, New York October 5, 2016 – Teleconference September 23, 2016 – New York, New York June 26, 2016 – New York, New York May 19, 2016 – New York, New York April 28, 2016 – Teleconference March 8, 2016 – New York, New York January 13, 2016 – New York, New York 2015 Meeting Minutes December 6, 2015 – Columbus, Ohio September 8, 2015 – Foxborough, Mass. 1-overall pick, Bird has spent her entire 15-year career with Seattle, winning two WNBA championships (in 20).“Even though I understand there are people who think I should have done it sooner, it wasn’t right for me at the time,” she said.
She won two NCAA titles at UConn, two WNBA Championships with the Seattle Storm, four Olympic gold medals (she’s seen above with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after winning one in Rio last summer), and four Euro League titles. As she puts it, anyone who knows her already knew her orientation. Despite the fact that both have been playing professionally in Seattle for years, they only first met last year and started dating in the fall.