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Book by soccer star Megan Rapinoe to be published next year

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Megan Rapinoe celebrates her team’s victory July 7, 2019 after the Women’s World Cup final soccer match between U.S. and The Netherlands outside Lyon, France. Penguin Press announced Thursday that Rapinoe’s book, currently untitled, will come out in Fall 2020.

NEW YORK — Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has scored again, this time with a book deal.

Penguin Press announced Thursday that Rapinoe’s book, currently untitled, will be published in Fall 2020. Penguin is calling the book a “perfect vehicle” for an “honest, thoughtful, unapologetic” take on everything from soccer to nationalism to gay rights. Meanwhile, a division of Penguin Young Readers will work on a Rapinoe book for middle graders.

Rapinoe became an international celebrity this summer after she helped lead the U.S women’s soccer team to a World Cup championship. She openly denounced President Donald Trump and said she would refuse to attend a White House celebration if invited. Trump tweeted in response that Rapinoe should “never disrespect our country, the White House or our flag.”

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