Stadium erupts In ‘Equal Pay’ Chants as U.S. wins 2019 World Cup

    By: Asha Smith on Jul 08, 2019

    Rebecca Shapiro and Samantha Tomaszewski write in The Huffington Post, "FIFA President Gianni Infantino was met on Sunday with deafening chants from fans calling for equal pay following the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s World Cup victory.  

    The United States beat the Netherlands 2-0 in the tournament’s final match at Stade de Lyon in France. The gender pay gap that has long plagued women’s soccer has been thrust into the spotlight in recent years as players from all over the world have demanded parity from FIFA, the international governing body of soccer. The difference between prize money for men and women is stark. This year’s Women’s World Cup has $30 million in prize money available, The New York Times reported, whereas the 2018 World Cup for men had $400 million available." READ MORE>>

    Released: July 8, 2019, 11:36 am
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