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Rapinoe's OL Reign will be playing for the league championship on Saturday She'll face off against her longtime friend Ali Krieger and Gotham FC for the title  DailyMail.com provides all the latest international sports news 

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OL Reign forward Meghan Rapinoe gave the final press conference of her professional soccer career and couldn't hold back the waterworks.

She was seen tearing up and letting the emotions of her final game out as she prepares for the NWSL Final against Gotham FC.

Opposite her will be a longtime friend of hers - Ali Krieger, who is also preparing to step away from the game.

The two of them have been sharing stories and well-wishes to each other before they take the field for a final time on Saturday in San Diego.

Earlier in the season, Rapinoe asked Krieger when her final match with Gotham was going to be. Krieger, ever the competitor, replied, 'What do you mean? November 11th' - the date of the final.

Meghan Rapinoe let the emotions pour out during her final pre-match press conference

Meghan Rapinoe let the emotions pour out during her final pre-match press conference

Rapinoe is retiring after Saturday's NWSL Final after 15 years playing soccer professionally

Rapinoe is retiring after Saturday's NWSL Final after 15 years playing soccer professionally

Joining her in retirement - and facing her in the final - is longtime friend Ali Krieger

Joining her in retirement - and facing her in the final - is longtime friend Ali Krieger

The two laughed about it. After all, Gotham was coming off a terrible season where they finished last in the league.

'Now we're here and we're just kind of like, 'Wow, we really did it,' ' Krieger said,

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