Barcelona keen on roping in women's football star Rapinoe

Barcelona keen on roping in women's football star Rapinoe

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Megan Rapinoe. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi/IANS)
Barcelona, Sep 24 (IANS) FC Barcelona are keen on roping in US women's national team star forward Megan Rapinoe.
According to an ESPNFC report, Barcelona -- who have invested a lot in their women's team since turning professional in 2015 -- are in a position to sign Rapinoe, who on Monday night took home the women's award at the Best FIFA Football Awards at a glittering ceremony at Teatro alla Scala, Milan.
"I think we're in a position to be able to sign that level of player," director Maria Teixidor was quoted as saying by ESPNFC.
Seattle Reign FC winger Rapinoe spent the 2013-14 season with French side Lyon.
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