American football players Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris who represent the United States at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup may become the first professional sports teammates to get married. The lesbian couple play for the Orlando Pride in Florida. As they get ready to compete for the final this weekend, Vogue shared a photo of the duo confirming their marriage. Ali Krieger, a defender and Ashlyn Harris, a goalkeeper met at a training camp nine years ago and fell in love, but kept their relationship under wraps. Women Cricketers Hayley Jensen And Nicola Hancock from New Zealand, Australia Get Married (See Picture)
However, social media always erupted in rumours every time the duo posted pictures together. Fans also clubbed their names and began addressing them as Krashlyn on social media. Talking about their engagement, Ashlyn told Vogue that it happened while clicking a sunset photo in Clearwater Beach in Flordia. As Ali was blocking the view, Ashlyn told her to move. It was then she noticed the ring that Ashlyn had been hiding all the while.
Sharing their picture, Vogue wrote, "Are these the first professional sports teammates to marry? They’re certainly the most high-profile, representing the U.S. at the World Cup, and slated to compete for the final this weekend. Tap the link in our bio to read @alikrieger and @ashlynharris24's love story."
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Ashlyn was quoted as saying, "It's taken us a long time to figure out what balance looks like. I think the first step for us was making our relationship public. We wanted to come out and say this is who we are." The couple hopes to adopt children in the future. The duo will tie the knot in December. They are planning for a Miami wedding where Ashlyn is planning for a custom suit by Thom Browne or Tom Ford, while Ali wants to keep her dress a surprise. The United States will play the Netherlands in the final of the 2019 Women's World Cup on Sunday. Megan Rapinoe Insists 'You Can’t Win Without Gays' After USA Beat France 2-1 to Enter 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Semi-Finals.
US Football Women's National Team captain, Megan Rapinoe who is a well-renowned LGBTQ+ activist had made headlines when she sad that she would not visit the White House if the US team wins the World Cup. Megan had said that Donald Trump government does not fight for the same things that she fights for. However, Trump criticised Megan's decision saying that she should not "disrespect" the country. Megan Rapinoe's World Cup Goal Reaction Turns Into Powerful Meme; US Football Captain's Photo Give Rise to Funny Yet Inspiring Tweets.
Following which, Trump took to Twitter inviting the US women's team to the White House. He tweeted saying, "Megan should never disrespect our Country, the White House, or our Flag, especially since so much has been done for her & the team. Be proud of the Flag that you wear."