US women’s football
Call it a landmark moment for gender equality in sport, US women footballers equal pay lawsuit is gaining a lot of attention…
Megan Rapinoe, star of the United States Women’s National Team, was recently awarded the women’s Ballon d’Or prize at an awards ceremony in Paris.
She is one of the team’s co-captains, hence leadership comes naturally to her — both on and off the field.
Rapinoe helped lead the USWNT to its fourth World Cup title last summer in France, scoring six goals and recording as the tournament’s top player.
Megan Rapinoe is known for her strong opinions, she led the way in the women’s national team’s lawsuit against U.S. Soccer, accusing the federation of gender discrimination.
“Shout-out to women this year. Every woman! We’re just killing it the whole year. So shout-out to just women in general.” – Megan Rapinoe
According to the reports, Megan Rapinoe earns far less than her team-mates Alex Morgan or Julie Ertz even though she is a national treasure and one of her country’s veteran players.
Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro, and US Soccer confirmed that the federation paid out $34.1 million in salary and game bonuses to the women between 2010 and 2018 wherein $26.4 million was paid to the men.
“I hope this book will inspire people to find what they can do, and in turn inspire other people around them to do the same,” Megan Rapinoe said.
While the United States Women’s National Team won Women’s World Cup title on Sunday, a national treasure Megan Rapinoe was seen kissing her significant half — her…
The US women’s soccer team are at the top of the game and, the athletes claim that they should be paid equal to men.
“Go gays!” Megan Rapinoe shouted after she led the United States team to a 2-1 quarter-final victory over France in Paris. The semi-finals of the women’s World Cup on Friday was noteworthy since Megan stole the headlines, thus USA march one step closer towards the World Cup final.