Wochit News - Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Kneels During National Anthem - Megan Rapinoe (#15) of United States, seen here playing in the Rio Olympics Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium, August 12, 2016. (CNN)US soccer international and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem before her team's clash with the Chicago Red Stars in a show of solidarity with San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After the match, which saw the Reign come away with a 2-2 draw, she said the action was "very intentional.