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Sports stars Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe announce engagement

Seattle Storm's Sue Bird shared a photo on Instagram showing soccer star Megan Rapinoe down on one knee, placing a ring on her finger.

SEATTLE — Seattle sports power couple Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird shared the news of their engagement on Instagram Friday evening. 

Bird posted a photo to her Instagram showing Rapinoe down on one knee, placing a ring on her finger. Thousands of likes and comments of congratulations rolled in for the couple. 

Bird has played for the Seattle Storm since being drafted in 2002 and this year helped the team win its fourth WNBA championship. Rapinoe became the face of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. 

The pair have become a Seattle sports star couple over the years.