Christen Press Draped Around Tobin Heath in the Snow

Soccer fans have long been interested in the close friendship of USWNT superstars Tobin Heath and Christen Press. They seem to be what, in the past, has been referred to as “gal pals” or “Harold…” β€” and what is now more commonly known as “Friendship has no boundaries! Win or lose friends are still friends.” They have never spoken on the record about their friendship, one that includes traveling all over the world to watch each other play, very nearly smashing their lips together in celebration on multiple occasions on-field, and co-owning a gay-looking clothing business with the world’s most famous and unapologetic lesbian, Megan Rapinoe. However, today, on her birthday, Christen uploaded a picture of herself sipping some champagne in the snow, and then second picture of herself draped around her buddy Tobin, also in the snow.

Snow is, of course, commonly accepted as the most romantic weather condition, but that is neither here nor there. This pose might be referred to as a “canoodle” or a “cherished embrace.” Again, neither here nor there. We just hope these two are having a really nice vacation together!

Happy birthday, Christen! And happy early birthday to my dear friend Ashanti!

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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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  1. Congrats to the ladies wish them much luck. But, is there a reason we don’t see posts like this for the non-soccer gays? Like I want to know more about my runnng, hockey or other sports not Soccer? Please?

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