“This is really special to me. There was a big part of me that didn’t know if this was possible … It’s very surreal, mostly because I have a lot of work to do. … Where I am at now is not where I am going to be in a few weeks.
“Going to the Olympics and representing your country is incredible, but this one is that much better. After everything I went through, this one is very special.”
– Megan Rapinoe, on making the 2016 Olympic team