Women's World Cup Prize Gap Fuels Calls For Pay Equality

By Zachary Zagger (June 7, 2019, 9:31 PM EDT) -- The 24 teams competing in this year's FIFA Women's World Cup in France will vie for a total purse of $30 million, $8 million less than the French men's team alone took home for winning the men's tournament last summer, prompting a renewed push by women athletes to close the soccer pay gap.

U.S. Women's National Team players, including 2015 World Cup winners from left Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe, are named plaintiffs in a proposed pay discrimination class action against the U.S. Soccer Federation. The team will play Thailand in its first game of the 2019 FIFA Women's World...

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