U.S. Women's Soccer Team Disputes Equal Pay Offer

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The United States Soccer Federation and the women’s national team are disagreeing about whether or not the USSF offered the women equal pay.

The organizations are scheduled to go to trial May 5 over a 2019 lawsuit in which the U.S. women’s soccer team accused its parent federation of gender discrimination and low pay compared to their counterparts on the U.S. men’s soccer team.

A Saturday letter from U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro claims that the organization recently offered the U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association a pay structure identical to the men’s team “for all matches controlled by U.S. Soccer.”

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