Alex Morgan & Megan Rapinoe on Winning the World Cup & Equal Pay

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ON SUNDAY, OUR NEXT GUESTS AND THEIR TEAMMATES KNOCKED OFF THE LANDS OF NETHER TO WENT THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE WORLD CUP FOR THE UNITED STATES, AND THEY CELEBRATED, TOO. PLEASE WELCOME CO-CAPTAINS OF THE TEAM, ALEX MORGAN AND MEGAN RAPINOE. ♪ ♪ [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] ♪ ♪>>Jimmy: HOW ABOUT THAT? [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>>Jimmy: THAT’S BEAUTIFUL. CONGRATULATIONS.>>THANK YOU.>>Jimmy: THANKS FOR COMING.>>YEAH.>>Jimmy: IT’S KIND OF FUNNY THAT THE WORLD CUP ISN’T A CUP.>>I KNOW. WE WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO DRINKING OUT OF IT.>>Jimmy: YEAH, YOU CAN’T, THE BEST THING YOU COULD DO IS MAYBE HIT EACH OTHER OVER THE HEAD WITH IT. IS IT FUN TO WIN THE WORLD CUP? IT SEEMS LIKE IT MUST BE.>>IT’S OKAY.>>AT TIMES.>>IT’S FUN AFTER WE WIN IT. WHEN YOU’RE IN THE THICK OF IT.>>WE BETTER WIN THIS, THAT’S WHAT YOU FEEL LIKE WHEN YOU’RE IN THE THICK OF IT.>>Jimmy: YOU’RE CELEBRATING NON-STOP, IS THAT CORRECT? OR DOES IT JUST SEEM THAT WAY?>>NO, THAT IS ACTUALLY CORRECT.>>Jimmy: IS IT MORE EXHAUSTING TO PLAY IN THE TOURNAMENT OR TO CELEBRATE WINNING THE TOURNAMENT AFTER THE TOURNAMENT?>>I THINK DURING THE TOURNAMENT IT’S MORE EMOTIONALLY EXHAUSTING. AFTER WE ARE SO SLEEP DEPRIVED. IT’S PHYSICALLY EXHAUSTING.>>I’M GOING TO GO AFTER. THE RIGGERS T RIGORS WE’RE PUTT BODIES THROUGH IS NOT GOOD.>>Jimmy: YOUR HAIR SEEMS TO BE CHANGING COLOR. WHEN I FIRST SAW YOU IT WAS PINK AND NOW IT’S PURPLE ISH.>>I DON’T KNOW.>>Jimmy: WAS THAT YOUR PLAN, TO DO A DENNIS RODMAN THING?>>I DON’T HAVE A PLAN. I DYED MY HAIR PINK THE DAY BEFORE I LEFT FOR THE WORLD CUP, AND IT WAS FADING SO QUICKLY. AND I WILL TO GET MORE, THEN I TOOK IT WITH ME, AND I WAS DOING IT MYSELF.>>DIDN’T YOUR SISTER BRING IT?>>MY SISTER BROUGHT OVER A SECOND BATCH, AND IT WAS A BIT OF A MESS. FROM AFAR, WHICH IS WHERE THE CAMERA CATCHES US, IT’S OKAY. YOU CAN’T SEE THE DETAIL.>>Jimmy: IT WORKED OUT WELL I GUESS. I WAS THINKING ABOUT THIS. WHY IS THE AMERICAN TEAM, YOUR TEAM, SO DOMINANT? WHY ARE YOU GUYS SO MUCH BETTER THAN EVERYONE ELSE? [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>>LOOK AT HER.>>IT’S A GOOD QUESTION. UM.>>Jimmy: IT’S INTERESTING, ISN’T IT? I MEAN, IT’S NOT LIKE THAT WITH THE MEN’S TEAM, RIGHT? I MEAN, NOTHING AGAINST THEM, BUT IT ISN’T. THEY’RE NOT DOMINANT.>>JIMMY.>>Jimmy: I JUST WANT TO SAY, SHOW THAT CLIP FROM AFTER THE PARADE THERE AT THE RALLY.>>U.S. SOCCER HAS INVESTED MORE IN WOMEN’S SOCCER THAN ANY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. AND WE WILL, AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO INVEST — [ CROWD SHOUTING “EQUAL PAY” ]>>Jimmy: SO THAT’S THE PRESIDENT OF U.S. SOCCER, AND THIS HAS BECOME A BIG TOPIC OF CONVERSATION. YOU WANT EQUAL PAY, WHICH I THINK, BY THE WAY, I THINK IT’S A MISTAKE. SHOULDN’T YOU BE PAID MORE BECAUSE YOU — [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] I MEAN, REALLY, HONESTLY, I KNOW THE MEN’S TOURNAMENT IS A BIGGER UMBRELLA OVERALL, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO THE U.S. TEAMS, HOW MANY, HOW MANY WORLD CUPS HAS THE MEN’S TEAM WON? NONE OF THEM, RIGHT?>>WE’RE TAKING YOU TO MEDIATION WITH US.>>Jimmy: I WOULD LOVE TO GO TO MEDIATION.>>YOU’RE INVITED.>>Jimmy: I THINK I WOULD BE AN EFFECTIVE SPOKESMAN ON YOUR BEHALF.>>YEAH.>>Jimmy: IS IT A SITUATION WHERE YOU WOULD CONSIDER BOYCOTTING THE NEXT WORLD CUP IF THIS IS NOT REMEDIED PROPERLY?>>I, I MEAN, WE WORKED OUR ENTIRE LIVES.>>Jimmy: YOU HAVE TO SAY YES OR ELSE YOU HAVE NO — >>NO LEVERAGE.>>Jimmy: YES, QUEER’WE’RE NOT BACK.>>WE KNOW ABOUT LEVERAGE, OKAY? WE ARE WORKING TOWARDS THAT, BUT I THINK ALSO OUR FANS AND EVERYONE IS SPEAKING FOR US ON OUR BEHALF.>>Jimmy: THAT IS NICE, THE WORLD KIND OF IS RALLYING AROUND. AND IT SEEMS LIKE THIS VICTORY CAME AT THE PERFECT TIME FOR THIS COUNTRY, DOESN’T IT? I MEAN, IT’S ALMOST, IT’S ALMOST LIKE A STORYBOOK TYPE OF THING.>>YES.>>Jimmy: IT SEEMS LIKE WE NEEDED THIS RIGHT AT THIS TIME FOR SIX DIFFERENT REASONS.>>I THINK SUCCESS HELPS DROWN OUT ALL OF THE OTHER BAD THINGS. SO.>>Jimmy: YEAH.>>WINNING HELPS EVERYTHING.>>Jimmy: YOU BEAT THAILAND 13-0. DO YOU THINK YOU’LL EVER BE ALLOWED TO GO TO THAILAND?>>THAT WAS MY BUCKET LIST.>>I HOPE SO. YEAH, BUCKET LIST.>>I THINK SO, RIGHT?>>Jimmy: I DON’T KNOW. I HAVE NO IDEA. I DON’T KNOW HOW THEY’RE FEELING ABOUT IT.>>I THINK THEY’RE OKAY.>>I THINK THEY TOOK THE LOSS AS A RESPECTFUL ONE.>>Jimmy: YOU DO. OKAY.>>YES.>>Jimmy: WHEN YOU’RE ON THE FIELD AND, YOU KNOW, REALLY JOSTLING EVERYBODY, DOES ANYBODY GO OH, SORRY, IS IT MORE POLITE THAN MEN’S SPORTS?>>NO.>>Jimmy: NO, NOT AT ALL?>>NO, IT’S MORE LIKE SORRY, NOT SORRY.>>LIKE AGAINST EACH OTHER OR OPPONENTS?>>Jimmy: AGAINST EACH OTHER. I WONDER IF THE COMPETITION, BECAUSE YOUR TEAM IS SO DOMINANT, THE COMPETITION IN THE INTERSQUAD PRACTICE IS STRONGER.>>IT’S INSANE.>>YOU KNOW WHAT THE SORRIES ARE IN PRACTICE, OH, MY GOD, I’M SORRY. YOU’VE DONE THAT 17 TIMES AND SAID SORRY IN THE EXACT SAME WAY. YOU DON’T MEAN IT.>>Jimmy: DO YOU THINK IF YOU SPLIT UP YOUR TEAM INTO TWO TEAMS YOU WOULD WIN FIRST AND SECOND PLACE?>>I MEAN, OUR TEAMMATE ALI KRIEGER SAID IT.>>WHEN MY TEAMMATE TALKS WE LISTEN, AND IT MUST BE TRUE. YEAH. YEAH.>>Jimmy: THIS IS THE COVER OF “SPORTS ILLUSTRATED” THIS WEEK. DID YOU KNOW THAT? [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>>Jimmy: THAT’S PRETTY GREAT, HUH? THAT’S GOT TO BE EXCITING. WILL YOU BLOW THIS UP AND LIKE HANG IT IN YOUR HOMES?>>YEAH, ABOVE THE BED, LIKELY. JUST LIKE A FULL RIGHT THERE, NO MATTING OR ANYTHING.>>Jimmy: DID YOU GET LIKE A MILLION CALLS AND E-MAILS AND TEXTS AND EVERYTHING THAT YOU FELT LIKE YOU HAD TO RESPOND TO IN SOME WAY?>>IT WAS CRAZY.>>MY IN BOX IS HANGING ON FOR DEAR LIFE. IT’S OUT OF CONTROL. IT’S CAUSING ME TOTAL ANXIETY. I CAN’T EVEN LOOK AT IT.>>Jimmy: ARE YOU ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO LIKES TO KEEP UP — >>I’M KEEPING MY EYES UP ON MY SCREEN, IT’S SO BAD.>>PEOPLE I HAVEN’T SPOKEN TO IN YEARS. DO YOU RESPOND? LOTS OF NUMBERS WITH NO CONTACTS ATTACHED TO IT.>>Jimmy: OH, REALLY?>>LIKE THANK YOU SO MUCH, WHO IS THIS?>>Jimmy: MAYBE A LOT OF THOSE PEOPLE WANT TO TELL THEIR FRIENDS THAT THEY TEXTED YOU AND YOU RESPONDED TO THEM.>>THE TAP-BACK FEATURE IN IOS RIGHT NOW IS JUST, IT’S A REAL — >>THE HEART.>>Jimmy: THE HEART IS GREAT. THE HEART IS ACTUALLY MORE USEFUL THAN THE ACTUAL HUMAN HEART.>>IT IS.>>Jimmy: SO PRESIDENT TRUMP, MEGAN, YOU QUITE FAMOUSLY SAID YOU WEREN’T INTERESTED IN VISITING THE WHITE HOUSE. HE SAID HE WAS GOING TO INVITE YOU TO THE WHITE HOUSE. HE HASN’T INVITED YOU TO THE WHITE HOUSE YET, I’M GUESSING YOU WON’T GO TO THE WHITE HOUSE IF HE DOES INVITE YOU UNLESS HE ASKS REALLY NICELY. BUT I ALSO DON’T WANT TO CHEAT YOU OUT OF THE EXPERIENCE OF VISITING THE WHITE HOUSE. SO WE’VE PREPARED SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR YOU. AND IF WOULD YOU GO AHEAD AND THROW OPEN THOSE CURTAINS. AND LADIES, THIS IS FOR YOU. THIS IS YOURS. THIS IS 5,000 CHICKEN NUGGETS. AND A COUPLE OF ACTORS PRETENDING TO BE SECRET SERVICE GUYS. AND I’M GOING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING. IF YOU RILEALLY ARE THE CHAMPIO WE KNOW YOU ARE, THE THREE OF US WILL EAT ALL OF THESE BEFORE THE NIGHT IS DONE.>>EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM.>>Jimmy: CONGRATULATIONS. I KNOW I’M WALKING AROUND LIKE PHIL DONOHUE OR SOMETHING. THANK YOU FOR COMING. IT’S REALLY GREAT TO HAVE YOU HERE. CONGRATULATIONS. EVERYBODY’S SO HAPPY. RARELY HAVE I SEEN PEOPLE SO UNITED. IT’S FANTASTIC. [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] BY THE WAY, ALEX HAS A SHOW ON ESPN PLUS. YOU CAN SEE WHAT HAPPENED BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE WORLD CUP, WHICH SEEMS LIKE IT WAS A LOT OF FUN, IT’S CALLED “THE EQUALIZER”

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