Donald Trump about Megan Rapinoe: "She should not be disrespectful"
US President Donald Trump has responded on Twitter to the announcement of football star Megan Rapinoe, in the case of the title at the World Cup in France, a possible invitation to the White House not perceive. "She should not be disrespectful of our country, the White House or our flag, especially since so much has been done for her and her team," the US President wrote.
Before Rapinoe speaks, she should win the title, Trump wrote. "We have not invited Megan or the team yet, but now I invite the team to win or not."
Rapinoe is captain of the US team and led it in 2015 to the world title and in 2012 to the Olympic title. Even at the current World Cup in France, the team still has chances for the title. In the quarter-finals it will be on Friday (21 clock, TV: ZDF, live ticker SPIEGEL ONLINE) on the French hosts.
In a video that tweeted the magazine "Eight by Eight" on Tuesday, Rapinoe said she "will not go into the white house" and she does not expect the team to be invited anyway you.
After the world title in 2015 Rapinoe had visited the White House with the US team. At that time, US President Barack Obama still received the team.