The US winger scored both goals as her team beat the hosts 2-1 in the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals to set up a last-four clash with England.
Rapinoe, who came out in 2012, has been outspoken in her criticism of US president Donald Trump, with footage emerging during the World Cup of her saying she would not accept an invite to the White House if the US won the tournament.
The 33-year-old also urged her team-mates to “think hard” about whether they would do the same.
In return, Trump accused Rapinoe of “disrespect” and told her to focus on winning the trophy. Rapinoe has not backed down following Trump’s criticism though, saying after the victory over France: “Go gays!