Charlize Theron shows off new Megan Rapinoe-inspired haircut

Megan Rapinoe is inspiring much more than the next generation of sports -- it seems that the USNWT co-captain is now a beauty influencer, too!

During an acceptance speech for The Rebel Award at the 2019 Glamour of the Year Awards on Monday night, actress Charlize Theron revealed to the audience and fellow honoree Rapinoe that her new hairdo was actually influenced by the World Cup winner herself. 

“The women in this room tonight are putting themselves on the frontlines of the empathy battle, via through storytelling, creating opportunities for those who need it most, or just unabashedly being yourself and telling other women ‘We don’t have to apologize for who we are or what we are’,” Theron said on stage. 

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US soccer player Megan Rapinoe attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US/South African actress Charlize Theron attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US actress Zosia Mamet attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US actress Brooke Shields attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US/Somali model Halima Aden attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US fashion designer Tory Burch attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
Canadian poet/author Margaret Atwood attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
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British actress Ella Hunt attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US actress Yara Shahidi attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
Editor in chief for Glamour magazine Samantha Barry attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US actress Willow Shields attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
(L-R) US soccer players Tobin Heath, Christen Press, Megan Rapinoe, Ali Krieger, and Ashlyn Harris attend the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
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US actress/activist Jane Fonda attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US soccer player Megan Rapinoe (L) and British journalist Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour (R) attend the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Nasim Pedrad (R) attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Glamour
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Halima Aden (L) attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Glamour
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Aja Naomi King (L) attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Glamour
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Tobin Heath, Christen Press, Megan Rapinoe, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris attend the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Danielle Weisberg, Rebecca Minkoff, Charlie Zakin attend the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Jess Henderson attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: (L-R) Tobin Heath, Christen Press, Megan Rapinoe, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris attend the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Yara Shahidi, Niecy Nash, Ava DuVernay and Trevor Noah attend the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Busy Philipps speaks onstage at the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Glamour )
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Kate McKinnon and Charlize Theron attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Trevor Noah attends the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on November 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
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The star then spoke directly to Rapinoe herself: “And I’m looking at you, Megan. This is all you,” she said, motioning to her hair. 

Rapinoe, with her signature colored pixie cut and her go-to red carpet blazers, has become somewhat of a style icon on the red carpet since the team's highly-celebrated victory over the Netherlands at this summer's World Cup. The athlete and activist, who started her own clothing company with her twin, Rachel, has even stated that she wants to be a fashion designer when she "grows up" -- so it's no surprise that she's partnered with one of Hollywood top stylists, Karla Welch, to help elevate her look. 

And while Rapinoe did tell Welch she would be open to dresses (she wore a long red Gucci dress to Monday night's red carpet), Welch has implied that suits would be her thing. "She’s super into the suits, too. It’s pretty organic,"  she said to The Cut earlier this summer.

Welch, who also works with Justin Bieber and Karlie Kloss, started by dressing Rapinoe for the 2019 ESPYs (where she nearly broke the internet with her leather shorts and a plunging blazer). 

"She knew that I like putting my girls in suits. We literally had five minutes to fit her. We had a couple back-and-forths, but you know, she was busy winning the World Cup, so I didn’t really want to bother her."

See more of the soccer star's red carpet looks over the years! 

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Soccer player Megan Rapinoe attends the Samsung's Annual Hope for Children gala at the American Museum of Natural History on June 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 14: Professional soccer player Megan Rapinoe attends BODY at ESPYs at Milk Studios on July 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 04: (Exclusive Coverage) Megan Rapinoe attends the CMA After Party at Citizen hosted by Justin Timberlake and Sauza 901 Tequila on November 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for M2M)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15: Megan Rapinoe pictured at Swimming Legends night at OMEGA House Rio 2016 on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 10: Megan Rapinoe and Linda Cardellini attend The 2019 ESPYs at Microsoft Theater on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JULY 10: Megan Rapinoe attends The 2019 ESPYs at Microsoft Theater on July 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
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