âUS Soccer believes that a single compensation structure is the best path for the future of the sport in the United States,â the association said in a statement. The association also wishes to make efforts to equalize the gains during the World Cups. Women’s cup distributed to countries more than 25 million euros, the men received more than 338 million euros in prize money a year earlier.
The current national team employment contracts expire at the end of this year and negotiations are currently underway.
American football star Megan Rapinoe fought for years for equal pay for men and women. âI’m not respected and ignored for being a woman,â Rapinoe said earlier this year. âAnd I was told that I didn’t win more because I’m a woman. For every trophy we win, and that’s a lot, for every win, for every game, we get less.
Rapinoe, who became world champion in 2015 and 2019 with ‘Team USA’, is an outspoken activist who, in addition to the fight for equal pay, is also fully engaged in the LGBTI movement.
President Joe Biden has always said his administration is committed to ensuring equal pay for men and women. âIt’s about justice, it’s about fairness, it’s about living our values,â Biden said. .
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