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US Soccer legend Megan Rapinoe told reporters that she believes she tore her Achilles tendon in the final match of her long career: the NWSL Final.
Rapinoe's OL Reign squad fell 2-1 to Gotham FC on Saturday night - losing the title after she was taken off after an injury just before the third minute.
'For sure, I tore my Achilles,' Rapinoe said in her post-match press conference. 'So the worst possible outcome [for me]. What it felt like, just a huge pop.'
In her typical style, Rapinoe injected some dark humor and some self deprecation into the situation.
'I wasn't overly emotional about it,' Rapinoe said. 'I mean, f***ing yeeted my Achilles in the sixth minute in my last game ever in the literal championship game.'
OL Reign star Megan Rapinoe believes she tore her Achilles tendon in the NWSL Final
She said after the game that she felt a 'pop' in her leg, calling it 'the worst possible outcome'
Rapinoe kept the jokes coming: 'I guess I just rode until the wheels came right off!,' Rapinoe joked, adding, 'Now I'm just a NARP, a normal-ass regular person, having to do rehab which is f***ing devastating.'
Rapinoe added, 'You gotta find the silver