Megan Rapinoe calls on footballers to change the world at Fifa awards

US co-captain and World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe has called on fellow footballers to tackle racism, sexism and homophobia in the sport after winning Fifa’s top women’s player award.

She paid tribute to fellow players Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly for taking a stand against discrimination, and called on others to share their outrage and “use this game to actually change the world for better”.

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