The U.S. men’s and women’s national teams receive the same salary
The American Football Confederation has announced a historic decision. Men and women will share the same unequal rewards and bonuses offered by FIFA. The American Soccer Confederation announced on Wednesday (18/05) that men and women playing for the country will receive the same salary in international competitions, under a historic agreement. Sharing of prizes and bonuses, including participation in tournaments and World Cups. In this way, the teams will unequivocally pay the cash prizes offered by the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) for their participation in the World Cups. So from the men’s tournament in Qatar in 2022 and the women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 2023, the money will be divided equally between the members of the two teams. “No other country has done this,” said Cindy Barlow Cohn, president of the American Soccer Confederation. “I think everyone should be very proud of what we have achieved.” “The next step is for other federations around the world to look at what we’ve done and start doing the same,” Barlow Cone told reporters. “We encourage the federations and FIFA to match all cash prizes,” he said, concluding the Campaign for Equality, a historic agreement that coordinated the many years of struggle of the players who started the campaign. World Cup compensation. Although they have won world championships and Olympic gold medals, athletes argue that they have been paid less than their male counterparts for decades. The case eventually went to court, with the Women’s Federation accusing her of “institutionalized gender discrimination”. Although they lost in federal court in 2020, they won at the bargaining table with the support of the men’s team. Between 2010 and 2019, the USA women’s team won the 2015 and 2019 World Cups and finished second in the 2011 World Cup. The men were eliminated in the 16th round of the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. Without even participating in the championship 2018. the (Reuters, Oats)
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