Sue Bird just wins at everything. And we are here for all of it.
After this season in the wubble in which the Seattle Storm became WNBA champions for the fourth time in its history, Bird and Megan Rapinoe continued their winning ways with a little pop of the question …
— espnW (@espnW) October 30, 2020
… and a yes for an answer.
💍 Ring Season 💍
— Seattle Storm (@seattlestorm) October 30, 2020
Bird and Rapinoe have established themselves as the it power couple of women’s sports, so it was only appropriate before the knot was eventually tied.
Not only are both all-time great athletes, but outspoken social justice activists. Bird and Rapinoe even recently let their feelings be known on why mainstream America will (rightfully) embrace the achievements of the United States Women’s National Team, but will sometimes shy away from those of WNBA players.
Their reasoning boiled down to USWNT players being nonthreatening white “girls next door” whereas the WNBA has a lot of Black and LGBT women among its ranks.
Congratulations to the newlyweds-to-be!