President Biden handed-out the nation’s highest civilian honor at the White House Thursday; awarding Megan Rapinoe with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
“Megan is the first soccer player to receive the Medal of Freedom. Megan is a champion for an essential American truth. Everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect,” said Biden.
“Megan helped lead the change for perhaps the most important victory… Equal pay for women,” he added.
Watch Biden’s comments above.