- Halloween costumes inspired by sports icons are common each year, but stars from the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) were a particularly popular choice for 2019.
- From boys with pink hair dressed as Megan Rapinoe and tiny Alex Morgans to a little Julie Ertz with a zombie twist, kids across the country strapped up their boots to personify their favourite World Cup champions.
- Check out some of the best photos below:
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Halloween costumes inspired by sports icons are common each year, but stars from the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) were a particularly popular choice for 2019.
From boys with pink hair dressed as Megan Rapinoe and tiny Alex Morgans to a little Julie Ertz with a zombie twist, kids across the country strapped up their boots to personify their favourite World Cup champions.
Check out some of this Halloween’s best USWNT costumes below:
This little boy wanted nothing more than to be superstar striker Alex Morgan this Halloween.
— Chris Jones (@jonesysmc) October 31, 2019
And he wasn’t the only one.
— Tara (@ChaosSupervisor) October 26, 2019
This little girl even sipped some tea on ’em.
— Ale and Takos (@Awor124) November 1, 2019
But World Cup Golden Ball and Golden Boot winner Megan Rapinoe was, by far, the most popular costume.
— gwendolyn oxenham (@gwenoxenham) October 31, 2019
Everyone from young boys…
— TJ Bean (@tjbean15) October 31, 2019
…to young girls…
— CM (@CMPicktown) November 1, 2019
…and even babies rocked Rapinoe’s signature pink-dyed pixie cut.
— Meghann (@Meghann_Bowman) October 31, 2019
This girl’s got four stars on her shirt.
My daughter is Megan Rapinoe from the USWNT. She even dyed her hair. This would be huge! We are a family of 3 and our daughter has never been to Heinz Field! Great Job this year MH28! pic.twitter.com/Lm7cvDqMYy
— James Miller (8-5) (@jmiller81188) October 30, 2019
And this one is still celebrating the World Cup victory nearly four months later.
— Alyssa Douglass (@a_douglass24) November 1, 2019
But this little Pinoe is a bit more calm, cool, and collected about the USWNT’s fourth World Cup victory.
— Shannon Finegan (@ShannonFinegan) November 1, 2019
Some other players had some representation, too! This little girl dressed like her favourite player, Julie Ertz.
— Meggen Heisserer (@SmileyMeg01) November 1, 2019
So did this one, but with an undead twist.
— Ashley Renzi (@AshleyRenzi) October 26, 2019
There was at least one tiny Carli Lloyd running around as well.
And this toddler dressed as herself — a future USWNT star.
— the SportsPaige (@sportsPaige94) November 1, 2019
Some families even got in on the action. Here with have a Rose Lavelle and Alex Morgan alongside a James Madison University cheerleader.
Happy Halloween from my girls! Gemma as Rose Lavelle, Elyse as Alex Morgan and Eve as a JMU cheerleader. #HappyHallowen #USWNT #roselavelle #AlexMorgan Photo credit: Abigail Thomas Photography 2019 pic.twitter.com/ToxMR6yH41
— Tara DeLuca (@ElysesMama) November 1, 2019
These three channeled their inner Carli Lloyd, Rose Lavelle, and Megan Rapinoe. None of them like red cards.
These three are amped to see them next week! pic.twitter.com/LlX7sBgv7f
— megan ward jones (@mwjonez) November 1, 2019
And these sisters even recreated Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe’s famous shot from their sports illustrated cover.
— Malcolm Gray (@GrayMalcolm) November 1, 2019
But no matter their age or gender, it’s clear that the USWNT has had quite an impact on these kids.
— Jenn Knudson (@knudson_jenn) November 1, 2019
Now check out which USWNT stars are up for the Ballon d’Or, soccer’s highest individual honour:
Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan headline a Ballon d’Or shortlist that features 4 US Women’s National Team stars
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