US soccer star Megan Rapinoe shares photo of self-isolation and plays scrabble as she urges people to stay at home

Rapinoe is urging people to stay at home (PA Images)
Rapinoe is urging people to stay at home (PA Images)
14:30pm, Wed 18 Mar 2020
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US soccer star Megan Rapinoe has urged people to 'stay at home' and 'stay connected' during self-isolation due to the coronavirus.

Rapinoe shared a picture of herself working from home on Instagram alongside the caption: "Re-Workin the limitations of the [virus] and the limitations of my hamstrings. Stay in ya damn home but also stay connected."

The World Cup Golden Ball and Golden Boot winner also updated her fans on what she is doing day-to-day now she is in self-isolation.

Rapinoe, 34, plays in the National Women's Soccer League in the US, but the league has stopped all team training due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

On her Instagram story she said: "Hey everybody, it's Megan here, gosh I've had such a busy day. I woke up, I ate breakfast, I took a nap, I did a work out and now I have anther really big thing on my agenda.. it's time to play scrabble with my girl Alex.

"She said we pretty much have nothing going on like most people so this is actually on the real a really fun way to stay connected with community and with friends and take your mind off some things. 

"So I'm hitting the scrabbles, I'm going to need all the tips, she took scrabble in college it's not fair, wish me luck."

Rapinoe recently criticised the NWSL for their wording in a statement to do with the coronavirus. 

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