NWSL suffers major blow as Megan Rapinoe opts out of summer tournament

Megan Rapinoe (Credit: Getty Images)

The 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup will miss some significant pulling power after United States women's national team superstar Megan Rapinoe decided to skip the summer tournament.

Rapinoe, along with other USWNT members, are expected to miss the National Women's Soccer League event in Utah due to concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as increased risk of injury due to the compressed schedule.

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